Why Voting is (Nearly) Pointless

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With the election mere days away, I’m pretty darn tired of being bombarded by all the “Go Vote!” campaigns. Though I have several reasons why, the primary issue I have is that if you aren’t going to the polls without lots of peer pressure and expensive campaigns, you shouldn’t be voting in the first place. …

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I've Already bought my last vehicle I'll ever need at age 21

I’m 21, and I’ve Already Bought My Last Vehicle

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If you know me at all, you know I’m a simple person, and that’s highly evident in my choice of wheels. In December 2013, at age 17, I bought what I hope to be the last vehicle I’ll ever need.  If you know me outside of my blog, you know that my last vehicle is nothing spectacular. Some …

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Every Diamonds N’ Denim Post Ever

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Diamonds N’ Denim has grown quite substantially over the past few years, making it increasingly more difficult to locate older posts. Instead of scrolling through archives, here’s a handy, all-on-one-page list. Of course, don’t forget about that nifty little search bar that’s to the side of or below this post (depending on if you’re viewing …

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6 Ways Millennials Can Have “Easy Money” like the Baby Boomers - Diamonds N' Denim

6 Ways Millennials Can Have Easy Money like the Baby Boomers

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Today’s post is one I’ve been avoiding for months, I know I’m gonna get some resentment / angry comments from this, but that’s okay. Past generations had it so easy, amiright? College was cheaper, jobs paid more, houses were cheaper, groceries were cheaper, and it just seems that a dollar went further. “Baby boomers had …

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that time my honesty costed me an interview. Sarah Hamelman Jones at Diamonds N' Denim Blog

That Time My Honesty Cost Me an Interview

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The Interview About two months ago, an employee from my former high school reached out to me, asking if she could interview me about my freelance business for the school website. Sure thing. She asked typical questions, such as “how did you start your business?”, “what attracted you to writing?”, and “how did you learn …

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You Have a Serious Entertainment Addiction, and It’s Ruining Your Life

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This post may contain affiliate links- to see my full disclosure statement, please click here. You Have an Entertainment Addiction America is actually an affordable place to live, we’ve just been doing it all wrong. If you’re like most people today, you are terrified of boredom and silence. You’re always carrying your phone, using it while …

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