Getting Started with Amazon Arbitrage

A beginners guide to amazon arbitrage

I am all about trying side hustles.  When my husband first lost his job, Amazon arbitrage was one of the first side hustles I found that genuinely interested me. Unfortunately, we didn’t have the extra money to spend on inventory at the time.  Luckily, we finally met our financial goals and set aside some money to experiment with amazon selling…

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8 things new bloggers should never pay for

Ways to save when you start a new blog

One of the things I hate most about the blogging world is watching bloggers take advantage of other bloggers, especially new bloggers.  There are so many successful bloggers out there telling you that the only way to succeed is to pay for tons of expensive services, buy their blogging success course, and sign up for pricey yearly memberships.  That just…

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Emergency Funds 101

All about emergency funds

Who needs an emergency fund? EVERYONE needs an emergency fund!  Emergencies happen at the most unexpected (and usually inconvenient) times, so it is important to be prepared. If you have dependents, it’s even more important to have an emergency fund. What do you do if little Jimmy needs to go to the ER?  Unless you have incredible insurance, you are…

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Blog budget: free download!

Income tracking page - free bloggers budget download

I recently wrote a guest post about 5 financial mistakes bloggers make.  In order to help you avoid the #1 financial mistake most bloggers make, today I’m providing a free blog budget download to help you track your blogging expenses and income! You can read more about budgeting basics here.  If you need a personal budget, check out my free excel…

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Unemployment: How we survived a year of no job

Unemployment strategies

Let me give you a little background so you understand our year of unemployment.  My husband graduated in Law School in April of 2017.  He had started looking for a job in the Fall of 2016, the semester before he graduated.  About half of his graduating class had job offers by the time they graduated in April.  That left the…

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