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Our path to living off our investments

The big financial goal that Sarah and I have in front of us is to reach a point where we can live off of the proceeds of our investments, allowing us to walk away from work.

Connor Threlkeld

Golf ball lands in pocket

You can't help but laugh at the improbable situation of Rory McIlroy's tee shot landing in the pants pocket of a fan during The Tour Championship. 

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Seven Clever Food Strategies for Stretching a Small Budget

There are a lot of strategies out there for stretching a food budget, from couponing to meal planning.  Still, that’s not the end of the road when it comes to stretching your food budget. 

Connor Threlkeld

Basketball shot will pay off

A man's wife promised he would never have to buy her anything ever again if he made a no-look shot. He missed badly, and then...

Damon Cline

Don't expect 'honest' post-Ferguson dialogue

With the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., calls are going out for America to have a "national conversation" about race. I'm all for it, as long as the conversation is truly honest.

Connor Threlkeld

Elephants at play

Have you ever seen an elephant play? Well, now you can say you have. 

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Thirteen Strategies for Financial Independence Through Self-Sufficiency

My primary financial goal is what I call financial independence. Naturally, one key part of achieving this is to reduce my expenses as much as possible. So, how do we do that without making life miserable?

Chris Gay

UGA WR Chris Conley's solid Star Wars fan film

See UGA flanker Chris Conley's 26-minute take on Star Wars  

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Buying It for Life Versus Buying Ultra-Cheap

How do you know when to “buy it for life” and when to “buy it cheap”? Here are five factors I consider when I’m making that decision.

Connor Threlkeld

Fireworks safety suit

Remember that time you built yourself a steel suit to wear so you could stand inside a fireworks show? 

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