Stream of Passion was a Dutch progressive metal band with symphonic and gothic influences founded by guitarist and composer Arjen Anthony Lucassen and Mexican singer, violinist, and lyricist Marcela Bovio.
They have released four studio albums. After keeping a steady line-up since , the band announced in April that they would disband, wanting to end on a high note rather than letting the interest and inspiration fade away, after a live album entitled Memento and a final show on 28 December Because the musicians in the band lived thousands of miles apart, Lucassen composed the group's debut album, Embrace the Storm , over the Internet, with Bovio writing all the lyrics.
A live album, Live in the Real World , featuring songs from Lucassen's other projects Ayreon and Star One , was released the following year.
The three were respectively replaced by Hazebroek, Schultz, and Revet. After the release in of the band's first album without Lucassen on composition, The Flame Within ,   Mickers decided to leave the band, with Bovio and van Stratum being the only original members left.
He was replaced by Peters who featured on the band's third album in , Darker Days. In Stream of Passion left Napalm Records and decided to become an independent band, launching an Indiegogo campaign to finance their fourth full studio album. In April of the band announced via Facebook that they would be separating at the end of the year, saying "Over the past eleven years we've had the time of our lives playing in stages all over the world and sharing moments of joy on stage.
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Money management is possibly the most important part of living on your own. You must manage your money so you will have enough money to cover your expenses. Do not allow yourself to spend more money on leisure activities bowling, movies, eating out, etc. Otherwise, you may not be able to pay your bills. Remember to include incidentals into your budget such as gas, insurance, furniture, clothing, repairs, ect. Try to put a little bit of money away into savings every paycheck in case you need it later.
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There are also meal plans and quick meal ideas that you may want to check out. Throw together a bag of rice, some cooked chicken and spinach and you have a fairly healthy, quick, inexpensive meal.
When you do cook a meal, make enough to last more than one day. Double or triple the ingredients. Refrigerate or freeze extra for later. Avoid spending money on fast food or going out to eat too often. While eating out is usually quicker than making food at home, it costs a lot more.
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Do your dishes every day. Dishes can pile up and start to smell. You will want to wash them, either by hand or in a dishwasher. Take out the trash whenever it gets full. Teach yourself to fix things. Paying for repairs can get expensive. Luckily, if you live in an apartment complex, the landlord should pay for repairs.
However, you need to know some basic things like where your circuit breaker box is in case the power goes out, how to change a broken light bulb and how to unclog a toilet.
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And if you're a freelancer, you should keep track of your eligible business-related deductions and spend the extra couple hundred dollars to have an accountant do your taxes. Here is another tip: If you "forget" to pay, the IRS will find you. This happened to a friend.
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