Author Archives: Cindy Brzostowski

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Are You Making a Good Investment?

Investment opportunities are everywhere these days, but if you’re going to shell out some of your hard-earned money, you want to make sure that it’ll pay out in the end. When you’re deciding how to invest and what to invest in—whether it’s a start-up business, cryptocurrency, or something else—ask yourself the following questions and use […] Read More…

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Can You Make the Switch to Working Freelance Full-Time?

Making the switch to the gig economy comes with a range of tempting benefits. Instead of heading into an office at a specific time each day for a certain amount of hours, you get the freedom to work where, when, and how often you want. Rather than reporting to a manager, you get to be […] Read More…

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5 Steps to Determining if a Discount is Worth It

When you’re out shopping or even shopping online, it’s hard to ignore those big, glaring words “SALE!” or “X% off!” There’s something so irresistible about a deal, whether or not that item being discounted is something we actually want or need. Think about it: How many times have you picked something up solely because it […] Read More…

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6 Scenarios in Which You Should Know Roman Numerals

Have you ever been left scratching your head after seeing a string of Roman numerals? Maybe you have a vague memory of a certain “letter” translating to a certain digit, but it’s all buried in the back of your brain with the rest of your less-used elementary school knowledge (like how to write in cursive, […] Read More…

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How to Celebrate Someone on Their Sobriety

Giving up alcohol and drugs to live a life of sobriety is no easy task. If you know someone who’s gone through the difficult struggle against addiction, then that’s a milestone worth celebrating! This special person in your life may already know their “sobriety birthday” or the anniversary of their sobriety. But, if they don’t […] Read More…

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Your Guide to Converting Imperial to Metric Units for Travel

Traveling to a new country means opening the door to new experiences sure to excite your senses, from the local attractions to hearing different languages to eating the delectable cuisine. But, going somewhere foreign also brings with it the tricky bit of learning how to navigate that place’s unique systems and conventions, such as how […] Read More…

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7 Tips to Help You Pay for College

There’s no denying that college is a major financial investment. The questions are whether college is worth it and how you can make it more affordable. The decision depends largely on what your career goals are, what kind of college you want to go to, and whether you’ll have loans. It’s possible that having that […] Read More…

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What is a Healthy Heart Rate?

Most people have seen images of a heart rate monitor screen: a line with periodic sharp spikes up and down. Perhaps you can even clearly hear in your mind the beeping that occurs as these spikes appear. While these images may be ingrained in us from various medical movies and TV shows, knowing your own […] Read More…

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Is it Cheaper to Fly or to Drive?

Planning your next vacation comes with a number of fun decisions to make including what attractions you want to see, what restaurants you want to try, and where you want to stay. Yet, along with the exciting part of planning a vacation comes the not-so-exciting part – determining the logistics, like whether you’re going to […] Read More…

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How To Make a Sandbox in Your Backyard

Sometimes it can feel like an impossible task to get your kids off the screens and go enjoy the outdoors instead. One way you can change this is by making your backyard a fun place for little ones to imagine and explore so they’ll be excited to play outside. Installing an above ground pool is […] Read More…

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