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Roundup: Living Without Money
Posted By Jim On 09/12/2010 @ 7:12 am In Personal Finance | 11 Comments
The last few weeks, the frugal world has been buzzing about how Mark Boyle lived an entire year without cash . It’s was more about sustainability and reducing waste than living without cash, but I think it’s was a pretty valuable social experiment. It reminded me of a more “important” Super Size Me type of experiment.
If we grew our own food, we wouldn’t waste a third of it as we do today. If we made our own tables and chairs, we wouldn’t throw them out the moment we changed the interior decor. If we had to clean our own drinking water, we probably wouldn’t contaminate it.
Interesting stuff… here are a few more interesting things I read the last few weeks:
Have a great weekend!
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 Mark Boyle lived an entire year without cash: http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/green-living-blog/2009/oct/28/live-without-money
 how to freeze peaches: http://bargainbriana.com/how-to-freeze-peaches/
 Vanguard Target Retirement 2055: http://www.obliviousinvestor.com/vanguard-target-retirement-2055-why-the-minimum-initial-investment/
 calling last year’s Cash for Clunkers: http://www.boston.com/bostonglobe/editorial_opinion/oped/articles/2010/09/01/clunkers_a_classic_government_folly/
 financial planners for advice for Gen Y’ers: http://genywealth.com/advie-from-financial-planners
 bunch of freebies: http://kiplinger.com/tools/slideshows/slideshow_pop.html?nm=freebies_2010
 25 Things Chefs Never Tell You: http://green.yahoo.com/blog/guest_bloggers/67/25-things-chefs-never-tell-you.html
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