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Get Rich Slowly

By J.D. Roth

Living With Chaos

‘In chaos, there is fertility.’ ~Anaïs Nin Post written by Leo Babauta. Recently I wrote about the illusion of control, and living with no goals. What I’m still figuring out is what you do if you let go of the illusion of control, and plan as little as possible. What’s life like without goals or plans?

A little country for Kilippan

Materials: Klippan footstool, wood sofa legs, metal mounting plates Description: The tube metal legs have always been my least favorite part of my Klippan loveseat and footstools.

Top Freelance Jobs from Job Board – Week 3, June

Advertise here with BSA Looking for a new client? The FreelanceSwitch job board is a great resource of freelance gigs and opportunities. These opportunities are in various fields, from development to writing to design, and come from a wide range of potential clients.

Reader Mailbag: The Little Things

What’s inside? Here are the questions answered in today’s reader mailbag, boiled down to five word summaries. Click on the number to jump straight down to the question. 1. Car leasing question 2. Separate savings accounts 3. Handling reduced income 4. Relationships and honesty 5. Why savings accounts? 6. Planning for debt freedom 7. Upgrading credit card 8.

The Keystone Demise

Does this ever happen to you: Your home is functioning at its best and chores are getting done when they need to be done. Then, the light bulb burns out in the laundry room (or something similar which is seemingly minor, like you run out of dish detergent or you throw your coat over the back of a chair instead of hanging it up in the closet).

Trofast - Rast Toy Storage

Materials: 2X Trofast Shelves and 2X Rast bedside tables Description: I wanted to have a cool place to store the kids toys but I thought buying four Trofast sets would look a bit intense. I had two Rast bedside tables which were no longer in use so I decided to put them to good work. 1.

Freelance Freedom #212: Printing Issues

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Big House, Little House

I am constantly changing. While many people are much the same today as they were yesterday (or last week or twenty years ago), I’m always evolving. This isn’t necessarily good or bad — it’s just who I am. Some of my friends think I’m fickle. I get that. (Kris tells me that I go through “phases”.) I prefer to view this constant change as growth.

12 Fail-Proof Ways to Strengthen Your Resolve

‘There is no chance, no destiny, no fate, that can circumvent or hinder or control the firm resolve of a determined soul.’ ~Ella Wheeler Wilcox You want to lose weight, but you keep eating poorly. You know you need to exercise, but you just can’t seem to get moving. You’d like to start that project, but maybe you’ll do it tomorrow when you arenR

The 5 Switches of Manliness: Provide

“A man should be a good provider.” We’ve all heard this phrase before; it remains common even in our modern society.

The AppStorm Freelance Mac App Bundle is on Sale!

Advertise here with BSAEvery freelancer knows that a good tool can make a dramatic difference in productivity. And for freelancers productivity = earnings.

9 Awesome Interviews with Creative Visionaries

Ernest Hemingway, Chuck Close, Dieter Rams, Patti Smith, and more. Incredible and insightful interviews with some of our favorite creative visionaries.

Review: Dig Your Well Before You’re Thirsty

Every Sunday, The Simple Dollar reviews a personal finance or other book of interest. Also available is a complete list of the hundreds of book reviews that have appeared on The Simple Dollar over the years. One of the best books I’ve ever read is Keith Ferrazzi’s Never Eat Alone (here are some of my notes on Never Eat Alone).

30 Easy Ways to Save Money (and No, you are not doing them all!)

Let’s keep this one simple and clean - just a bunch of relatively easy ways to save money.

A year ago on Unclutterer

2010 Unitasker Wednesday: The Krustbuster When did knives become too difficult to use? When did crust become something you don’t eat? When did we become a people demanding the production of the Krustbuster? Musings on children’s birthday parties As a parent, you want the world for your kid.