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How Much Money Have I Made? How Many Jobs You Got? (From The Show “In Living Color”) Do you have any idea how much money you have made over your working life and how that compares to your actual wealth? I never really thought too …

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Why Sleep is Important When I think of personal health and wellness, three big categories come to mind. Physical Activity, Nutrition, and Sleep. Slack off in any of these areas, and your health will decline. Additionally, we are beginning to lear…

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My Wife Gave Me Covid-19 I managed to work in health care for all of 2020 without getting Covid-19. It was a great accomplishment. And I was just days away from 2021, which would be a new beginning for all of us, according to the news. My wife…

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Why is Adult Playtime not a Thing? Children during playtime are blissfully unaware of the world around them. They are engrossed at the moment at hand. The smiles on their face and laughter are infectious. Playtime allows the stressors of life to…

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Life’s Many Scales I may be weird, but I love scales. Scales allow me to measure success and failure, and they promote accountability. However, I did not always love scales because I didn’t like what they were telling me. It was onl…

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What’s the Big Deal with Hydration? Getting the correct amount of hydration can be difficult for many of us. Often, we won’t drink water until thirst kicks in. If you wait that long your already dehydrated and now have to play catch-u…

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The team at Getting Fat & Going Broke/The Fat & Broke Podcast is excited to announce a new feature to our blog posting schedule: Stories From the Fat & Broke Tribe. Once a month, we will feature a post from a friend, family member, read…

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How Do You Breathe? Have you ever paid attention to how you breathe? How do you breathe when you sleep, when you are awake, when you exercise, or at rest? Do you know? I can tell you that I paid no attention to it for most of my life until I …

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Weight Loss is Easy to Start, Hard to Sustain We have all started a diet and lost 5 to 10 pounds in the first few weeks. The weight loss is amazing initially but then suddenly slows and even stops. We get discouraged and then inevitably return to…

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Ground Rules Before I start, I want to lay out some basic ground rules. This is a beginner’s guide. There is a lot to learn and know about investing. There is no way to cover it all in one post. We have heard from many of our readers an…

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