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  1. 1. Become Financially Independent
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  2. 2. be a professional flamenco dancer
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  3. 3. save money to buy a house
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    108 people
  4. 4. buy a home
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  5. 5. manage my time better
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  6. 6. be more organized
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  7. 7. change the world
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  8. 8. act
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  9. 9. eat more organic food
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  10. 10. make a website
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  11. 11. not worry so much
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  12. 12. Learn to play the piano again
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  13. 13. run my own business
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  14. 14. stop procrastinating
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  15. 15. Make new friends
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  16. 16. travel the world
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  17. 17. buy a new car
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  18. 18. inspire someone
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  19. 19. read 'Nineteen Eighty-Four' by George Orwell
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  20. 20. learn to cook indian food
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    272 people
  21. 21. learn to salsa dance better
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  22. 22. do volunteer work
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  23. 23. meet tom welling!!!
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  24. 24. live my life on my own terms, not trying to live up to the expectations of others
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  25. 25. train my dog well
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  26. 26. Learn to apply makeup
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  27. 27. start a business
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  28. 28. Get a MacBook Pro
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Recent entries
Learn to cook

Still working on this but I’m enjoying cooking a lot more now. I actually WANT to cook now and am always looking for cool cookbooks.

Pay off all my credit cards
Such a relief!

I accomplished this back in April 2007. It was such a weight off my shoulders to be debt-free! I had continual debt since I was 18, with a balance of upwards 11k total. That was a lot for someone my age and I really don’t know how/when it got that far out of control. But when you’re young and you can’t afford to make payments, CC’s will royally screw you with interest and late fees.

I honestly believe that we should just do away with credit card companies all together. The whole concept of “building up credit” is ridiculous. And once your debt is paid off, if your credit card is open and remains idle, you get penalized. If you don’t have enough active credit cards, lenders don’t want to lend you as much money. So banks are forcing you to continually keep debt, hoping you screw up, so they can make more money. It’s a vicious cycle…

switch to mac

I switched to Mac in 1999 when I had to get a new computer for college. My b/f was such a Mac nerd he taught me all the cool features/shortcuts, which made the transition much easier.

To this day, it boggles the mind why and how people still use Windoze. Macs are much more intuitive and simpler to understand. Troubleshooting is a breeze and my Mac never freezes.

I know some people argue that Macs are pricier. But I’m the type of person who prefers quality and will pay extra for it. I have never had problems with my Macs (I have 4)and I like having the security (and I don’t need to worry about viruses corrupting my files or hardrive). That enough saves me time and money in the longrun.

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