Minimalist LIfestyle
Get Paid to Recycle While Saving the Earth and Your Wallet
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To make extra cash, you normally have to put in time and effort. But what if you could make a profit off everyday items you otherwise throw away? You may think this sounds too good to be true, but you...

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How Is a Fraud Alert Different from a Credit Freeze or Lock?
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Hackers steal more than 1 million records globally every hour. And improvements in technology make it easier—not harder—all the time for cyber thieves to access your personal and financial information. While identity theft is a scary thought, you aren’t helpless. ExtraCredit provides tools to help you not feel helpless. Sign up for dark web monitoring... Read More

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8 Ways to Spring Clean Your Entire Life
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Spring is here and it’s time to open the doors, shake out the rugs, and let some of that fresh air into your life again. Whether or not you’ve just endured a brutal, snowy winter, spring is a great time...

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3 Tax Scams You Need to Watch Out For
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According to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), there was a 400% increase in phishing and malware incidents during the 2016 tax season. And tax scams extend far beyond email and malware to include phone scams, identity theft and more.  While the April 15 filing deadline still feels far away, as Yogi Berra said, “It ain’t... Read More

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How to Get Rid of Sentimental Clutter and Spend More Intentionally (+ Free Printables)
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It’s easy to get rid of old magazines and clothes that no longer fit, but throwing out vacation souvenirs or old photographs can be difficult. Sentimental clutter refers to items with special meaning or memories you have an emotional attachment...

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Financial Scams That Target the Elderly and How to Prevent Them
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A 2015 study found that older adults lose more than $36 billion every year to financial scams. Unfortunately, con artists see the elderly population as an easy and vulnerable target. The American Securities Administrators Association’s President, Mike Rothman, explains that scammers take this approach because the current elderly population is one of the wealthiest we’ve... Read More

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10 Minimalist Lifestyle Tips to De-Stress and Save Money
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Minimalism has become a popular practice in recent years. When you live as a minimalist, you strive to only use things that serve a purpose. It’s about living simply and having only what you need to go about your daily...

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COVID-19 Scams
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As if fearing the health-related consequences of the COVID-19 coronavirus wasn’t enough, there’s also a fair amount of financial uncertainty related to recession and an unstable economy. People all across the United States are wondering how they’ll pay their bills and make ends meet as they file for unemployment and wait for a one-time stimulus... Read More

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What Should I Do if I Lost My Social Security Card?
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You might not use your Social Security card every day, but you do need to use it occasionally. If you lost your security card, you’ll need to request a replacement form for a Social Security card from the Social Security Administration (SSA). You can apply online by choosing the replacement tab for your lost security card.... Read More

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How to Travel Like a Minimalist and Save Money
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If you want to travel more, it doesn’t have to be more expensive. There are many ways to travel like a minimalist— travel lighter while saving money for future traveling. Here are my six recommendation for traveling like a minimalist....

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