Cure Quarantine Boredom Shopping

For some people, working from home during quarantine has helped them save money.  After all, they’re no longer paying for parking, gas, lunches out, work clothes, etc.  However, for others, quarantine boredom means that they’re spending a lot of time scrolling the Internet and buying things they need, but just as often, things that they don’t need.  If you fall into the latter group of people (and many Americans do right now), know that there is a cure to quarantine boredom shopping.

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What Matters When Money Doesn’t Matter?

Society places a huge weight on the importance of being financially successful. Having a big house, fancy car, boats, and more money than you need is considered ‘The American Dream’. But what happens when you have all of that? What happens when you have plenty of money, material items, and time? What matters when money doesn’t matter?

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Best Side Hustles of 2020

Looking to make some extra cash? Maybe it’s due to coronavirus or just looking to make some extra dough on the side, there are quite a few options when it comes to side hustles. This is a great thing. This means you have so many options and can narrow down your choice based on what you actually want to do for extra money rather than what you have to do to make money. That my friend is a great spot to be in.

Anyways, here is the list of best side hustles of 2020.

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For those not in Portland, Oregon, here is the view from my balcony this morning around seven AM.  Oregon is on fire.  The haze in the air is heavy smoke from wildfires in the Cascade Range mountains.

Smoke from fires in Portland, Oregon

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How to Convince Your Spouse to Invest in Stocks

You may live for the thrill of investing and enjoy seeing your money in your portfolio grow.  You may also weather any stock market downturn with resilience, confident that what goes down must go up.  However, what do you do when your spouse is less than interested or even fearful of investing in the stock market?  Depending on your partner’s personality, there are several ways you can help convince your spouse to invest in stocks.

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I got up this morning and started reading the news.  Evidently there was another round of riots in Minneapolis, Oakland and aggressive protests in Portland, Oregon last night.  This comes on the heels of civil disturbances in Chicago and Denver earlier this month.

Here is the latest from Portland.

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My FreedomPop Hotspot Review

Every consumer has been somewhere before that they needed wifi very badly and none was available. Even if they found it, the wifi was spotty at best. Well FreedomPop seems to have an answer for this issue. It’s a wireless services that cost nothing and provides you with a great wifi hotpot, but is FreedomPop really free?

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