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13 Money Secrets From The Amish

Unless you’re a big fan of the TLC show “Breaking Amish,” you probably associate Amish culture with a traditional, austere lifestyle. But there’s one thing you might not realise: The Amish are great with money. In fact, they’re a lot better at managing their money than the rest of us. […]
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20 Items Under $US20 That Everyone Should Own

Some of the most useful items are inexpensive. A recent Reddit thread asked for the most useful items you can buy for under $US20. We picked some of our favourites. 1. Small set of screwdrivers “With them and the Internet, you’ll be surprised how much you can fix stuff, which […]
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Millionaire Lectures America About Joys Of Frugality

[credit provider=”Ted Talks” url=”http://www.ted.com/talks/graham_hill_weekday_vegetarian.html”] In a recent NY Times Op-Ed piece, Treehugger.com founder Graham Hill waxes philosophical about his life as a minimalist millionaire.Hill was fortunate enough to sell his tech consultancy start-up, Sitewerks, for millions back in the late 90s. That helped him foot the bill for a 3,600-square-foot Seattle […]
Millionaire Lectures America About Joys Of Frugality
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My Immigrant Parents Take Savings To The Extreme

[credit provider=”Learnvest”] When my parents helped me move into my freshman dorm, I begged them to change their outfits.They were wearing jeans and matching XL t-shirts with the “Bose” insignia. They didn’t even know that it was an electronics company, but they’d insisted on snagging multiples a few weeks prior […]
My Immigrant Parents Take Savings To The Extreme
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Five Ways Rich People Live Frugally

[credit provider=”Getty”] A fat salary isn’t the only way someone can strike it rich. Regardless of one’s income level, people who live below their means, invest wisely, and live modestly are on the path to real wealth.Here are five frugal habits that many of the upper class have adopted to […]
Five Ways Rich People Live Frugally
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11 Pinterest Profiles That Will Make You Better With Money

[credit provider=”Flickr/shardsofblue”] I used to read blogs for fun. Now, the blogosphere is so cluttered that I turn to Pinterest for a refreshing browse.Savvy social media users are no strangers to Pinterest, though the pinboard-style visual sharing site is still small enough that even an established publication like Money Magazine […]
11 Pinterest Profiles That Will Make You Better With Money