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Five Alternatives to Bars When Chilling with Your Boys

There’s nothing wrong with meeting your buddies at the bar for some drinks after work, but that doesn’t have to be the only social outing in your arsenal. Guys are always asking me what they can do to blow off some steam and enjoy some wife-and-girlfriend-less male bonding...
Posted On 10 Apr 2015
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3 Times When Your Insurance Company May Not Have Your Back

Let’s face it. We know that the world is not a perfectly safe place. But we make our way through it with a certain degree of confidence because, most times, we know somebody has our back. We can go for a late night walk, or park our new car downtown because there are police on...
Posted On 10 Feb 2015
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Got Yourself a DUI? Here’s How to Get Your Life Back on Track After Your Conviction

Look, I like a good drink as much as the next guy… heck, I even write about drinking… but driving under the influence of alcohol (or drugs) is a serious offense. But apparently some people still don’t understand that, no, you do not drive better drunk. (Raise your hand if...
Posted On 24 Oct 2014
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3 Reasons You Might Want to Consider Renting Over Buying

It has been a long-held belief that you haven’t actually made it until you own property. Buying your own house was considered the next step to “adulthood” after moving out of your parents’ house and talking some girl into settling down with you. Home ownership is the key...
Posted On 17 Oct 2014
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So You’re Thinking About Joining an Adult Athletic League

Finally realize playing fantasy football isn’t exactly getting you the exercise you need? Thinking maybe it’s time you got off the couch, and actually got in the game? Good. Because some physical activity will help keep you above ground longer, and the physiological boost is...
Posted On 30 Sep 2014
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Proposing? Here’s How to Ensure the Perfect Engagement Ring is a Surprise

So you’ve decided to take the leap and propose, huh? Well, if I can’t talk you out of it, I might as well let you know how to do the ring right… and keep your plans under wraps so no one ruins the surprise. The first thing you should know is the hardest part of buying her a ring...
Posted On 06 Sep 2014
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4 Tips to Make Moving Less of a Nightmare

Let’s face it—no matter how organized you are, how zen-like your personality, how helpful your buddies, moving is a giant pain in the ass. You’re packing up the entire contents of your life and schlepping them to someplace new… and it doesn’t matter if it’s across town or across...
Posted On 16 Aug 2014
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So You Bought a Plane… Here Are the Next 3 Items for Your Shopping List

So you went off and did it. You actually bought a plane. Well, what did you think would happen after taking those flying lessons? Did you think you were going to get it out of your system that easy? No sir! You were born to fly, and now that you finally got your wings— sure it’s...
Posted On 07 Aug 2014
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Problem Gambling: Fun Times or Trouble?

I know I’ve posted more than a few articles on gambling… everything from sports betting, to online gaming to real casinos. Gambling is not an inherently bad thing. When done responsibly it can be fun and exciting. The thrill of winning money gets your heart racing, and whi...
Posted On 04 Aug 2014
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So You Wanna Be a Rock Star: 5 Keys to Being a Successful Musician

Dream of one day rocking out in front of adoring fans packed into a stadium? Well dig in… becoming a successful musician is a long and bumpy road. But you knew that. Ever heard the saying, “An artist’s true best friend is a trust fund”?  That’s because having money is critical to...
Posted On 04 Aug 2014