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10 Weird Ways to Make Money Things are tough all over. With our economy in the state it's in, the job market is pretty competitive. But there are some ways to make money that don't require you to send in a résumé.
Relax Better: Stop Monetizing Your Time It's no secret that thinking about money all the time leads to anxiety, but research published in the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology suggests that when you think about your hourly wage all the time you start to consider your leisure time lost revenue. The result? Lots of trouble relaxing. In a series of studies, participants were asked to complete several leisurely tasks both after calculating their hourly wages and not. The participants who thought about their hourly wage were impatient and struggled to relax and enjoy the activities.
When Money Can Buy Happiness, Use It I 100% agree with this article. When I was with my ex we did this and it was the best thing ever. $80 every two weeks for a two person crew to come in (a young couple with lots of energy!) and scrub every corner. I've since broken up with the ex (obviously) and became unemployed. So, I had to trim my expenses and that included the house keeper. And, truthfully, I hate it.
The Stupid Things You Do with Your Money (and How to Fix Them) Money. You need it to live, but whether you're a spendthrift or a miser, money can make you do foolish things. You'll waste it trying too hard to save, spend it on things you don't need, and simply overpay on regular expenses every month. Here's how to avoid being stupid with your hard-earned cash.
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Save Money on Groceries By Cooking Like a Peasant Making great meals using just a few resources is an art many of our grandmothers and great-grandmothers know how to do. Get Rich Slowly reminds us that we can use the same principles of using cheap, filling ingredients to make comfort foods today—and reduce our grocery bill. The same cheap ingredient can be made multiple ways—each culture, for example, has its own take on rice: