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I had gmail from the beta version. I was young and dumb and was lured in by the word free and unlimited. Eventually it was no longer unlimited unless you wanted to pay, and it was never truly free. They just wanted your data and we freely gave it to them. If a service is free, you are the product. I've been moving everything that is meaningful to me over to proton mail: http://www.protonmail.com They have the shortened version "pm.me" It's perfect. I also pay for it. I'm happy to do that too. I get all the great features of any email including spam filtering, and they give me 5 aliases to use! This is perfect. So I can now…

Please visit the original page here: https://carterbrown.com/basic-everyday-excel-checking-account-spreadsheet/ Move some of the columns around and added the ability to track your spending for the next 5 years. It's simple, it's straight forward and it works. I will always prefer manually keeping track vs online apps. For one, I control my information. The other main reason is that you actually SEE what you're spending your money on, not just a total tally or lack there-of. It's become too easy to just swipe a card or wave your phone over a sensor. The benefit is that it is quick and easy, the down side is that you far over spend... because... wait for it... because it is too damn easy. Download the sheet…

One night, while putting off a particular product purchase for months, I decide to do some research. This particular product was a holster for my gun. I wanted something on my chest for when I walk the dog in the woods. A few short clicks and quick search brought me to Galco Gun Leather. I had never heard of them before, or been to their website. I saw what looked like nice stuff, but they did not have the product I needed - did not have a holster that would fit my gun.Oh well... I left to continue my search and ask some friends for their suggestions.Being lazy, I just grabbed my wife's computer, not my normal one to do…

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