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I Got My Summer Refund Check!

  It’s my favorite time of the semester you know the one where free money is involved?! My semester started a week ago and my refund posted shortly after. If you’ve been reading my blog or watching my YouTube channel, then you know I am a champion for scholarships and free money. This past year my employer decided to pay for doctoral degrees in full which greatly assisted in my debt free journey. Figure 1: This is a thumbnail of my latest YouTube video “I Got My Summer Refund Check” where I am sitting in my office with my hand under my chin with a smile while looking at the camera. Although my schooling is paid for, I still have several scholarships that provide some overage. My goal is to not only obtain my doctorate degree for free but to make money while doing it! This summer I received two scholarships for $500 each for a total of $1000! One scholarship was given to me by the university without me having to apply while the other is for my work with a local community college.  With

Adult Daily Living Skills: Changing your Cabin Air Filter


(This a photo of me holding my dirty cabin air filter with a gross look on my face used as a thumbnail for my YouTube video on Changing Your Cabin Air Filter (Honda).

 One of my least favorite things about going to the dealership is the long list of things they give you by the end. I remember once I left with a list over $1K ! Well I’ve found some workarounds to these long lists by not having it done or doing it myself. My favorite item they love to push is the cabin air filter . They’ll usually take it out and show you and say something like “Look at all the harmful stuff your breathing in” Rolls eyes. Well one day I decided to ask my grandad whose a mechanic if I could change this myself and he agreed that I could. So next I hopped on YouTube for a visual and I was amazed ! It was SO easy ! A 5 minute task cost less than $10 and $85 at the dealership ! 

First things first open your glove compartment by pulling it all the way down. There should be two buttons on the side to push down to help with this.  Next you should see a cover placed over the cabin air filter. Mine is black with a white sticker. Remove the cover by pressing down the two clips or buttons on the side. Pay attention to the arrows on the cover . You’ll need this to make sure you put the cover back on correctly . Once you’ve done that you should see the air filter. Pull it out and replace it with the new one. You will see an arrow on the filter so make sure that it is pointing in this direction. Now turn it horizontally and push it inside . Put the air filter cover back on and make sure the arrows are pointing in the right direction . You did it ! 

This weekend I decided to make a video to show you just how easy it is . Your pockets will thank me ! Btw you can purchase the cabin air filter via Amazon just type in your vehicle details. Your welcome ! 

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