Nils Franco

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How Much You Really Need to Retire

Back when I was packing lunches for three kids, the deli counter was a regular stop on my circuit around the grocery store. Inevitably, I found …

The Ultimate Beginner's Guide to Financial Awesomeness

You’re trapped by debt.<p>You want to quit your suffocating job.<p>You feel stuck.<p>Or not?<p>Maybe you love your job. You’re debt-free. And you’re just trying …

how to make a wood bed frame

Holy heck … <b>we made a wood bed frame!</b><p>I didn’t have the heart to make those girls get up even though they wouldn’t look at the camera. …

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Heat Your Water Without Electricity

How to make hot water using a thermosiphoning process.<p>A great back up solution for when the mains electricity is down.<p>Power outages are becoming more …

Cheapest DIY Rain Barrel (that works better than most) - Urban Backyard Greenhouse

So I found a way to build an effective rain collection barrel for around $40. All parts were purchased at the local Ace Hardware store.<p>I used a trash …

South Sudan: Sliding into civil war?

In a little more than a week, the world's newest country seems to be unravelling. What started as a power struggle between the president of South Sudan, Salva Kiir, and his former deputy Riek Machar, has become a fight between rival ethnic groups, the Dinka and the Nuer.<p>Perhaps this is the settling …

How House Speaker Boehner Survived A Roller-Coaster Year

House Speaker John Boehner ends 2013 after quite a roller-coaster ride. The Ohio Republican's year was defined by a rocky relationship with the Tea Party wing of the GOP.<p>The year started for Boehner with an attempt to strip him of his speakership — and ended with some of the same people who had …

More than 25,000 Californians signed up for healthcare Monday

California's health insurance exchange said more than 25,000 people enrolled in health plans Monday — the deadline to apply for coverage starting Jan. 1 — and it gave an extension to those who encountered problems signing up.<p>The Covered California exchange acknowledged that many consumers, …

Snowden warns of loss of privacy in Christmas message - Video on NBCNews.com

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