The No Spend Challenge – Day 9: Learn Something New for Free!

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Jonathan graduated with a degree in Business Administration from Ouachita Baptist University. He also holds a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Texas at Arlington. While he works for a contractor buying specialized tools, his passion is personal finance, frugal living, blogging, and stewardship.

This is the Ninth day of The No Spend Challenge. To read all posts in order start with Day One. Read a summary of the challenge and view all 31 days in a list format here.

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Welcome to Day 9! Learn Something New for Free! Today our assignment is going to be to learn something new… without spending a dime.

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Do you know how much amazing stuff is available out there for FREE? Here’s a great list of cool things you can learn for free. It is now up to you to put this information to good use!

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Games & Hobbies

1. Learn how to knit – watch these easy videos to finally master the technique.

2. Learn how to crochet-links & info on basic stitches, easy patterns, & helpful videos

3. Learn how to take better pictures with your iPhone-easy tips everyone should know!

4. Learn how to take better portraits–10 amazing tips

5. Learn some photography basics to improve your photographs-5 tips for taking better pictures with any camera.

6. Learn how to make a ruffle cake-the coolest cake decorating video ever {get the Martha Stewart recipe here}

7. Learn how to play Bridge-20 easy steps

8. Learn how to play Canasta-I grew up playing this fun game with my family…watch out, it is addicting!

9. Learn how to play Chess-A combination of videos and written instructions.

10.  Learn how to tie-dye with natural ingredients-use the stuff you already have on hand!  (Get more natural dye ingredients and instructions here.)

11. Learn how to decorate with book pages-The Nester shares 20 ideas for things you can make out of old books–so cool!

12.  Learn how to draw-Cool video tutorials for how to draw all sorts of thingsSelf-Improvement

Self Improvement

13. Learn how to give a compliment-if sometimes you just don’t know the right thing to say

14. Learn how to remember names-10 simple tricks

15. Learn how to say you’re sorry-everyone could use a few tips on how to apologize better.

16. Learn how to be a better listener

17. Learn how to make a great first impression-because you never get a second chance….

18. Learn basic ettiquite for all situations8 basic tips all young adults (& everyone else) should know

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Technology & Computers

19. Learn how to edit your photographs online-a simple tutorial for getting started with the awesomeness that is PicMonkey.

20. Learn about blogging – Watch Darren Rowse’s video on “How to get your dreams out of your head”

21. Learn and start a blog with WordPress. If you’re serious about blogging and want your own website with hosting features sign up for Host Monster. (Note: Web hosting through Host Monster is not free)

22. Learn how to type faster-the one minute test is a little addicting

23. Learn how to do better online searches

24. Learn how to use Pinterest to organize for the holidays (or any other event)

 

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Which of these 24 FREE things do you think you’ll try to learn tonight?

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Jonathan graduated with a degree in Business Administration from Ouachita Baptist University. He also holds a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Texas at Arlington. While he works for a contractor buying specialized tools, his passion is personal finance, frugal living, blogging, and stewardship.

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