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3 Awesome DIY Presents for Friends

The holidays are just around the corner. Tis the season to give – and to get! While the holidays can be a wonderful time to spend with friends and family, to travel back home, and to snuggle up in sweaters, they can also be a time of strain on your bank account.

I know it’s important for many people to participate in the season’s gift giving without waking up to an overdrawn account. It is for me!

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How to Stop Being Afraid of the Stock Market

Black Tuesday. Black Friday. And most recently, Black Monday. The stock market has had some dark days, that can’t be denied. Investing remains the next great frontier for millennials, with many of us putting off or downright avoiding our start to investing.

I get it. I bought my first stock just one month ago. I’m a total investment newb and I can admit to it. My status as new kid on the block doesn’t matter though, because this is the block to be on.

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5 Fun and Cheap Ways to Enjoy Fall

In most of the US, fall has arrived! It’s time for sweaters, boots, and scarves. I grew up in the northeast, where fall is pretty magical. The leaves change colors and the air smells crisp. There’s a chill in the evenings that makes you want to snuggle up with a cup of tea. Now that I’m in Austin, fall is pretty much the same as summer, just with slightly fewer hours of sunlight. Le sigh.

Still, there’s a million ways to enjoy the turning of the season. Personally, I like the change in seasons because it reminds me that nothing is permanent. Not summer, not your debt, and not the routine that you may have fallen into. Mix it up with these fun and cheap ways to enjoy the fall season!

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Accepting Financial Responsibility For Yourself

There comes a time in every person’s life when they must face up to the fact they’re responsible for their own financial lives. You have to break free from your parents or your bad habits and start living like an adult. It comes for us all, my friends.

Accepting financial responsibility for yourself can be an exciting and rewarding thing, though. It certainly doesn’t have to be doom and gloom!

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