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G.E. Miller

I created 20somethingfinance.com a few years ago as a fun little hobby. Today, it has become the motivating force behind my scrappy fight for financial freedom.

Latest articles by G.E. Miller

Craigslist vs. eBay: Where to Sell 10 Common Items

Craigslist or eBay? It can be a difficult decision. Use this cheat sheet to figure out where to hock 10 of the most commonly sold items.

Cheap Smartphones: Which Ones Are Worth It?

Think getting a smartphone means shelling out hundreds of dollars? Nope. Check out the new crop of inexpensive, well-functioning smartphones.

Making Progress: The Missing Link Between Management and Employees

Find out what one factor made workers the happiest and how management and employees can unite to create a better workplace.

3 Questions to Ask When Starting a Business

Whether you'd like to generate a little side income or found a major company, ask yourself these questions before doing anything else.

5 Things Other Grocery Stores Should Steal from Trader Joe's

Trader Joe's keeps me coming back by offering low-cost, healthy groceries — and if other grocery stores want to stay in business, they better do the same.

5 Tips for My Career-Clueless College Self

Going to college without knowing what career you want is tough...and very common. Here's what I'd tell my pre-college self if I could hop back in time.

Eliminate Failed New Year's Resolutions with 3 Simple Steps

Want to succeed in your New Year's resolutions? Follow these three steps to keep yourself on target.

'Tis the Season for Decluttering: Why and How To Do It

Forget spring cleaning — the last week of the year is the best time to clean house. Here's why.

5 Reasons to Change Traditional Holiday Gift-Giving

Few of us need more stuff cluttering our lives. Discover why you should re-think traditional gift-giving...and what you should give instead.

The Low-Flow Shower Head: Get 640% ROI in One Year

That's right, a 640% return on investment...and it's good for the environment. Learn more about this easy-to-install money-saver.

5 Frugal Rules You Must Follow When Shopping at Costco

Everything is cheaper at Costco, right? Maybe not. Follow these tips to ensure that you don't waste money at the wholesale store.

Canned vs. Dried Beans: Which Are Cheaper?

Should you buy dried beans or canned? Discover which kind costs 50% less.

November 11: The Last Free National Park Day of the Year

Plan a final outdoor adventure for 2011, and discover how to get free entrance to parks year-round.

7 DIY Tips to Winterize Your Home for Cheap

Winterizing your home doesn't have to cost an arm and a leg. Here are 7 DIY tips to winterize your home for almost nothing in an afternoon.

25 Signs That You've Been at the Same Job Too Long

25 humorous, yet painful, signs that you've simply been around at the same job TOO long.

Giving Up Your Car May Be Easier Than You Think

Debating downsizing to one or zero vehicles? The transition may be easier than you actually think.

The Key to Frugality: Avoid the Fear Tax

Learn how to eliminate purchases made out of fear by asking yourself two simple questions.

How to Win the Lottery Without Paying a Penny for the Ticket

We've all fantasized about what we'd do with our huge Lottery windfall. Make that dream a Lottery, without wasting money on the ticket.

How to Do What Identity Theft Protection Companies Do...for FREE

Identity theft protection is a big business. We show you how to protect your identity for free.

Making Personal Finance Fun while Fighting for Financial Freedom

My story about how I went from broke, to saving without goals, to fighting for financial independence.