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How I CUT my Cost of Shaving by 90% with a Safety Razor
Mon, 06/23/14 | 24 Comments
How I CUT my Cost of Shaving by 90% with a Safety Razor

My entire post-pubescent life, I had used disposable and cartridge-based razors.
Like many in the 90’s era, I awkwardly started out with the plastic handle disposables. 1 blade (usually cheap and dull from the start), use …

LED vs. CFL Costs: the Mass Market Financial Crossover Point has Arrived
Mon, 06/2/14 | 10 Comments
LED vs. CFL Costs: the Mass Market Financial Crossover Point has Arrived

Ahh, the good ole’ lightbulb. Literally a century with zero technological enhancements in mass marketed products.
Why?
Coal-powered energy was damn cheap! In many ways, it still is. But it has risen to levels that can have …

A Mandatory Exercise in Tracking your Personal Finances
Mon, 05/5/14 | 11 Comments
A Mandatory Exercise in Tracking your Personal Finances

As my income has grown, expenses have declined, and I’ve grown more and more in tune with my personal finances and long-term goals – an interesting and ironic thing has happened.
Time has seemingly slowed WAAAAY …

Nominate An Item that is Most Symbolic of Consumerism Gone Wrong
Wed, 04/23/14 | 48 Comments
Nominate An Item that is Most Symbolic of Consumerism Gone Wrong

I have been trying to think of an item that perfectly symbolizes consumerism gone wrong.
You know, those things that are just absolutely unnecessary, wasteful, atrocious inventions.
I need your help.
It’s tough. Everywhere you look, there are …

Starting Down the Road to Financial Independence? Don’t Obsess Over Investment Returns, but you MUST Obsess Over this
Wed, 03/26/14 | 13 Comments
Starting Down the Road to Financial Independence? Don’t Obsess Over Investment Returns, but you MUST Obsess Over this

The 20somethingfinance motto is “Get a Head Start on your Freedom”.
“Freedom” is a bit ambiguous really, and as with a lyric on a favorite song, you can take it to mean whatever you like. But …

Story Time: What is The Dumbest Thing You’ve EVER Bought? (You’re Gonna Love Mine)
Tue, 02/25/14 | 23 Comments
Story Time: What is The Dumbest Thing You’ve EVER Bought? (You’re Gonna Love Mine)

We’ve all been guilty of impulse purchases that turn out to be, well… pretty damn stupid.
You know, the stuff that you anxiously bring home or open up when delivered to your doorstep, and a few …


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