Welcome to Citizen Upgrade!

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Personal Finance

Start today and harness the power of compound interest

Calculating your net worth
Calculating your net worth
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  • Irregular income streams
  • Lack of employer provided benefits like paid vacation, health insurance, sick days, family medical leave, or 401k retirement plans
  • Higher tax liability associated with the self employment tax
  • Business expenses including marketing, legal, and office supplies


A series of articles on building and managing a home network

Router / Switch
Router / Switch
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Why Network Your House?


Fix this common problem at home

Repairing hatch struts
Repairing hatch struts
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A deeper look at the goals and objectives of Project Appleseed

Appleseed shooting event
Appleseed shooting event
Revolutionary War Veterans Association (RWVA), 2021, with permission

Growth and outreach


Travel — African Safari Adventure

A Photojournalist’s Guide to the Perfect Safari Photo

Safari photography
Safari photography
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Essential advice from AirBNB to Uber for startup founders and investors

Advice for startup entrepreneurs and investors
Advice for startup entrepreneurs and investors
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My Experience Learning Marksmanship and Revolutionary War History

Minuteman statue in Concord
Minuteman statue in Concord
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Safety & Security

A roundup of our most popular posts on staying healthy and protected

Travel safe with these helpful tips!
Travel safe with these helpful tips!
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Travel-African Safari Adventure

Escape North American and European winters: Go on a luxury African safari in Botswana now!

  • Airline travel can be remarkably safe when you adhere to strict COVID-19 protocols.
  • Safaris provide a travel opportunity that adheres to social distancing requirements.
  • Options range from no-frills tent camping to high-end, fully equipped, glamping with surprising luxury amenities.
  • Safaris offer a year-around opportunity to unwind, unplug, and enjoy nature.
African safari
African safari
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