My March 2017 Blog Income Report

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This was an interesting month to say the least. I’ve earned more than any other month I’ve reported, and I’ve done it in a completely different manner. Curious yet? I know I am…and I’m wondering if I can replicate it again and again. Or, if maybe this fantastic month was just a one-time deal.My March 2017 Blog Income ReportI fricken love this blog. I’ve learned more about money and wealth in the past six years than I… Read Entire Story

5 Easy Ways to Make Money with Social Media

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With the online world exploding and more people picking up side hustles, it’s easier than ever to make money online. Social media used to be a way for people to post selfies and connect with those that they hadn’t seen in awhile. These days, you can do so much more. Here are a few easy ways to make money with social media.This post has been written by the talented Kimberly Studdard. Enjoy!Manage It One of the best ways to make money with social media is to manage it! If you have a knack for social media trends, growing engagement, and can manage multiple clients at once, managing social media can … Read Entire Story

How to Get Completely Debt Free by 30

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I graduated from college at the age of 23 and was worth -$10,000. Over the next 7 years, I married, divorced, remarried, and still came out completely debt free (including the house) by the time I turned 30.How the heck did I do that?How to Get Completely Debt Free by 30I honestly didn’t think I was doing anything that spectacular at the time. Sure, I was a little more aggressive than most, but was I super-human in my efforts to pay off my student loans, my credit cards, and … Read Entire Story

Do You Have a Spending Problem or an Earning Problem?

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When you look at most financial advice online, they tend to cater it to people who have a spending problem. Given the statistics that come out about our lack of savings as a whole, it’s easy to assume that most of us are spending too much money. Not to mention that, culturally speaking, we tend to partake in consumerism.However, as I’ve come to learn through my own financial journey, financial issues aren’t always because of a spending problem. Sometimes, it’s actually an … Read Entire Story

What’s Your Best Get Out of Debt Mobile?

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When most people hear the term, “silent killer”, they think about cancer or carbon monoxide poisoning. I think about car debt.It seems like everyone is comfortable with a car loan these days. They give reasons like:“I need to have a dependable car to hold onto my job”“One of our cars is fully paid for, so it’s okay to have a loan on the other one”“My car gives me confidence when I drive into work each day. Having a nice car improves my performance and my ability to get promoted.”In reality, they’re all saying the same thing. And it’s… Read Entire Story

What is Your Net Worth? And Which Way Is It Moving?

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Did you realize that you could save up $500 every single month for a year, put it in a super-safe bank account, and still lose money when it comes to your overall net worth?It took me quite a while to truly understand it, but cash in your bank account and your net worth dollars are two very different things.What Is Your Net Worth?So what is a net worth really? I’m sure you already know that wealthy… Read Entire Story

The Best Staycation Ideas for Spring Break

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While many people try to travel during spring break, it may not be budget friendly or feasible for you at the moment. But what if you stay home and still have fun and relax? These staycation ideas for spring break will keep you from getting cabin fever, and will also save you a ton of money!This post has been written by the ever-talented Kimberly Studdard. Enjoy!Camp In Your Backyard Camping in your backyard is one of the best staycation ideas for spring break! Not only is it easy to do, but it’s customizable to fit your needs (or your family’s). You can do as little or as much planning as you want, and you can even get away with… Read Entire Story

Spendthrift, Contentment, or Miser? What’s Your Money Personality?

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Someone’s wealth can easily be identified with their net worth. If your net worth is zero (or negative), then you are officially broke. If you have a net worth that’s $100,000 or thereabouts, you’re pretty average. And if your net worth exceeds $2 million, it’s pretty safe to say that you’re wealthy. But this doesn’t necessarily say anything about your money personality now does it?What’s Your Money Personality?So what’s the difference between a current state of wealth and a money … Read Entire Story

My February 2017 Blog Income Report

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If you ask me what I’m passionate about, I’d quickly respond with “Helping people with their personal finances.” And it all started with this simple blog back in 2010.I absolutely love blogging. Each and every post I write has an impact on somebody.It might help them realize that they need to:get started on their retirement fund,protect themselves with life insurance,or even to love their money a little bit less, and their spouse a bit more.The fact that I can earn money from blogging is simply icing on the cake. AND, I recently discovered that if I want… Read Entire Story

18 Tips to Get Rich (From Actual Millionaires!)

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Millionaires.They drive through their gated communities on golf carts, give fake smiles to everyone they see and wave that silly open-fingered punch as if they’re giving a high-five to your forehead. They dine at the local country club and eat only in miniature because that’s the classy thing to do. Never would you catch them in your local grocery store or gas station. They’ve got servants for that kind of thing.Ummm…. I don’t know how to break this to you, but the… Read Entire Story

How I’m Saving $2,400 a Year on Healthcare Costs

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As a self-employed individual, one of the questions I get asked the most is what I do about healthcare costs.At first, I got lucky. The Affordable Care Act went into effect before I turned 26, so I was covered under my father’s plan for almost a year. Then, things got more complicated.This post was written by Amanda Abella, a talented speaker and writer of personal finance.How I’m Saving $2,400 a Year on Healthcare CostsOver the course of the next three years, I would try different ACA … Read Entire Story

Self Talk of the Rich vs. the Poor

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According to Psychology Today, NPR.org, and many other reputable sites across the world wide web, self talk is more than just a confidence booster. It’s more like an internal remodeling. And it can absolutely have a positive or negative affect on your health, your intelligence, and from what I’ve seen….your finances.Self Talk of the Rich vs. the PoorI can already hear the hate mails coming my way…“The poor can’t help their situation. Stop being ignorant.”“You think the key to wealth is simply through self-talk? That’s fricken ridiculous…”“You privileged white male… You have no idea.”Bull.If you don’t think it&#… Read Entire Story