(More) Simple Hacks Behind My $39 Utility Bills

Big things have been happening since I published last month’s blog post, 5 Simple Apartment Hacks Behind my $39 Utility Bills, and it’s time to share the wealth! I got a lot of great feedback with MORE tips from Financial Independence bloggers and readers on…

BONUS Lifehack – Get a Craft Table

Are you crafty? Like to paint, draw, or make things? (I hope so, since we should all be producing more than we consume) Perhaps you like to read, write, or study? (Trick question, no one likes to study) Do you use a laptop for school…

Lifehack – Banish Your Bookshelves!

Believe it or not, you don’t need bookshelves. Mind blown yet? Probably not, but keep reading. I know everybody has them, and I know this goes against all conventional wisdom in western (consumer) society, but hear me out. What if you don’t actually need shelving…

5 Simple Apartment Hacks Behind my $39 Utility Bills

$39.26. That’s the average monthly payment I made to my utilities provider from April 2016 to April 2017. Before that I was like most people; running power bills in excess of $100 every month, and I thought that was normal. I thought there was nothing I could…

Declutter FAST with These 5 Easy Steps!

I recently had a nightmare: I dreamed that everything I’ve gotten rid of over the years – the stuff I sold off, gave away, or donated since 2013 – all came back! I wish I were making this up. In my dream I heard the doorbell ring,…

Jerry Maguire – Show Me the Money?

It’s the 20th anniversary of Jerry Maguire! I care, and here’s why you should too! Friends of mine and fellow YouTubers – Nic Maier, his brother Aaron, and Dimitri Simakis, along with their co-conspirators – form the found footage collective “Everything is Terrible!” Combining comedy,…

Geek Culture: Great Lie of Modern Times?

Nerds are cool now, right? That’s what the media would have us believe. From the Big Bang Theory to Hot Topic, it’s official: Geek Chic is in! So throw on your TARDIS hoodie and your Slytherin skirt and join the cool kids. While you’re at…

How I Found the Secret to Financial Freedom!

Marcus here! “So who is this jerk anyway? Just another cosplaying YouTuber with a blog?” Well yes, actually. So who am I and what gives me the authority to tell you what to do with your money? We better start this blog at the beginning. So there I…