After 42 years of living life in other people’s houses, I took the plunge and bought a home. For years, I rented (nothing wrong with that at all). For the last decade (plus one year), I worked in jobs that provided housing (3 years as a minister and 8 years at a residential care facility). Continue reading “Next Step for a New Home Owner”
Blogging for profit has become a pretty decent side hustle these days. Many people have gone out and put together a pretty respectable career in this line of work. Different genres create many different opportunities and a person really can blog about anything while getting a decent financial return on their time. Whether you draw your income solely on your content or you use the content to drive revenue through ads or affiliate marketing, blogging can quickly go from a side hobby to a fulltime job with a little bit of determination and work. Continue reading “Start Blogging On The Cheap”
I am always on the lookout for an opportunity to grab up a little extra cash. I mean, who isn’t really? Especially when it can be done in a minimal amount of time with little to no extra work. While affiliate marketing is not completely passive, it can provide an income stream that can become somewhat reliable for some extra cash in your pockets. Continue reading “Affiliate Marketing for the WIN!”
Everyone is looking for a way to make a little extra cash. However, many of you already have jobs and simply do not know how to squeeze any more pennies out of the free time that you actually have. What is the answer? Passive income….. Continue reading “Passive Income”
Every time I go to Wal-Mart, I see about a million things that I think that I need to buy. Of course, I do not actually need any of these things (The $5 movie bin is a tool of Satan). Who really does? However, this is Today Me that needs his instant gratification. Of course, if I were to buy that $800 dollar television, it’s not like I wouldn’t enjoy it. Then, if I had that tv, I would obviously need to buy a new Xbox One to play games on it. See, the list goes on and on of all the things that Today Me wants to have in my house. Continue reading “Buyer’s Regret”
Every summer, across the country, people start laying down their plans for vacation. You’ve worked hard up to that point. Your children are finally out of school so you can plan without worrying about the school schedule. You’ve waited all year for your vacation days at work to kick in. Finally, you are ready….. Continue reading “54 Ways To Save Money”
You only live once.
You hear people throw this phrase around in support of simply living it up. It can often be used as an excuse for just simply going for it. Whatever you want at that moment is worth any risk because….. YOLO…. You only live once. Continue reading “YOLO Is Really Bad Advice”
We’re all trying to find ways to trim our budget. Or, at least, we should be, right? We all understand that spending recklessly without keeping track of where our money is going is a recipe for disaster that, for the most part, keeps the majority of America living paycheck to paycheck. Continue reading “Save Money Every Day”
It’s tax time everybody.
Many of you will do your own taxes from your home. Others may take this process to a tax preparer such as H&R Block. Every time I go to Wal Mart, I see people sitting in those little booths while someone inputs their financial information for the previous year in an attempt to find every last penny of extra money that can be claimed. Continue reading “Tricky Tax Scams”