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Surviving on a 20-pound Bag of Rice Due to Budget Cuts

So here I was, in New York City at 22-years-old barely making enough money to keep a roof over my head and put food in my mouth. Luckily, I can be a pretty resourceful person, please remember the hoarding of

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Why hiding your funds under a mattress makes you lose money (and not because it was stolen)

In June of 2011, three weeks after college graduation, I packed two bags and boarded a plane to New York City. I had landed a job working as a page for an iconic late night talk-show host. A fun, rewarding

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