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An incredible story of an ex-stockbroker who ended up $30k in debt with no savings, and decided to travel the world on a budget of $10 a day. 

With the help of MasterCard he was able to to travel the world and eventually raise enough money to pay off his debt in about 1,000 days. Read about his journey here (pictures included)! 
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What would your earnings look like if you treated your personal finances like a small business? Get Rich Slowly's J.D. Roth sees greater financial success with this mentally and offers several business paths to make with your finances that could help you generate and maintain a steady profit! 

Would you be willing to sell your prized collection of comics to help boost your income?
This is a guest post from J.D. Roth, who founded the Get Rich Slowly blog and currently writes at More Than Money. J.D. recently launched a year-long "Get Rich Slowly" course, which is based on the idea that you'd have greater financial success if you managed your money as if you were running a business. I've previously written about approaching your finances like a business. I'm convinced that more people would achieve financial success if they...
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Home grocery delivery services: what do you like/dislike about them? 
Although I don't take advantage of this type of service every time I need to go food shopping, grocery delivery is one luxury I enjoy about once a month. I've been been a customer of Peapod for about eighteen months. Peapod is a company associated with Stop & Shop, a supermarket in my area. The food they offer is the same as Stop & Shop's items, including store brands. Throughout almost this entire period, living in a New Jersey suburb, Peapod ha...
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Thinking of entering the stock market? Luke Landes tests a popular investing philosophy and reveals his biggest investing mistake in this recent post. 
After three months, my $1,000 investment portfolio, nicknamed "Feemaggeddon," is lagging. This portfolio is part of an investing challenge, the "Grow Your Dough Throwdown." It's a lighthearted competition featuring several top financial bloggers. I have two goals with this portfolio. The first is to test a specific popular investing philosophy. Among those who offer advice about choosing stocks for investing, one oft-repeated technique involves i...
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Owning a home doesn't have to break your bank. Check out these 25 cities and the salary requirements for purchasing a median-priced home. #mortagerates   #buyingahome  http://www.hsh.com/finance/mortgage/cincinnati-22226.95.html
Here's the salary you need to earn to buy a home in your city
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It's #friday  ! It's #valentinesday  ! Have a great one, everybody.
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6 surprising start-up ideas that made millions. Doggles were a personal favorite. 
These products prove that a straightforward business concept can be just as profitable as a complicated one.
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You know your pet is part of their own consumer class when they shop in the healthy food section, wear Gucci, and have their own penthouse during your family vacation. 
Thanks to advances in technology, healthier foods and indulgent owners, Fido and Whiskers are living the high life.
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Should Luke keep renting or should he finally become a homeowner? Weigh in!  
Once again, I'm finding myself nearing the end of my one-year lease with the need to make a decision about my living situation. I moved to my current apartment in the summer of 2007, at a time when I had been more comfortable living off some of the income from my business. Until that point, I remained fiscally conservative with my extra income, putting as much into savings as possible, not believing earning an income from primarily blogging woul...
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Has Facebook's $19 billion purchase of WhatsApp made you think about your dreams and aspirations? Brian Acton's story of success motivates me. His easy going response to rejection is commendable. I too will not be easily disheartened; I will keep marching on!
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Happy mid week, folks! Talk about time flying by. Any exciting plans this weekend? I usually budget myself to splurge a little on the weekends; what about you? When do you tend to splurge and on what?
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Have you ever felt inferior to a wealthy person? Do you perceive such people as mean, entitled and narcissistic? Check out Paul K. Piff's recent research which sheds light into the situation.
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