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Here's the budgeting strategy of a family who lived comfortably on $14,000 a year

When her husband Jason, a member of the US Army, was completing his undergraduate studies, the family's only source of income was the $14,000 annual cost of living allowance he received under the GI Bill.<p>Over time, she learned to manage the family's finances and to pay off the debt she'd incurred …


7 Tips to Improve Your Memory

Learning ability is probably the most important skill you can have.<p>Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of <i>Make It</i> …

7 Ways to Go From a Boss to a Leader

Many people view the terms “boss” and “leader” as interchangeable — but they are vastly different. To determine which one you are, I encourage you to …

Kendrick Lamar writes tribute to 2Pac

The ghost of Tupac Shakur haunts K-Dot’s record <i>To Pimp A Butterfly,</i> with Kendrick Lamar using archive audio tapes throughout the album to conduct an "interview" with the highly influential rapper. The two have a fictional, poignant discussion about their hopes for black America, the dangers of …

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10 Cozy Ways to Make Your Home Smell Like Fall

It's just not autumn without pumpkin spice, cinnamon, and apple scents.<p>It's just not autumn without pumpkin spice, cinnamon, and apple scents.


18 things you should do immediately to best prepare for the next five years

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What Can People Start Doing Now That Will Help Them A Lot In About Five Years?</i> <i>Answer by David Cannon, Founder, Solutionbank.org.</i><p>There’s already a lot out there, but I couldn’t resist writing a note to my 23-year-old self:<p>If you do anything, do this first …


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