A few months ago, I wrote about my dog sitting side hustle that evolved sort of by accident when my husband and I were trying to decide whether we wanted a dog of our own. It turns out, dog sitting can be fairly lucrative, and pretty quickly, it became a very nice side business for […]

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Self-Care is the buzzword these days and the misconception of its intended purpose has put marketers in a frenzy! Don’t get me wrong, I love a bath bomb just as much as a Lush employee, but the reality is, self-care is about the tough stuff that doesn’t require much, if any money at all. To […]

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As the first in my family to get their college degree, I left my school with the highest hopes and a feeling that I had arrived. My degree got me an entry-level job as a newspaper reporter (when that was still a thing…is it still?) and commanded a whopping $23,000 a year. Sure I had […]

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As an economy traveler extraordinaire, I can confidently say I do not spend any more than I need to on traveling to and from the many places I love to visit throughout the year. My traveling frequency has created a plethora of hard earned knowledge and an array of priceless travel memories. Whether it’s visiting […]

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The concept of paying yourself first is a common idea in many financial advice books, but it is not universally understood or implemented. The theory of paying yourself first is the idea that if you put money into savings before you do anything else with your paycheck, you will be able to consistently put something […]

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If you have ever been annoyed that you had to pay a premium on something because you were in a rush and had no other choice, then this article is for you. Personally, this is probably one of my biggest pet peeves. Whatever I buy, I want to know that I’m paying the best possible […]

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I remember being home with my family for Thanksgiving and my husband’s cousin mentioned this app called Poshmark where she had sold some of her name brand clothing items. She mentioned how easy it was to list items on your own and make a few extra dollars, she had me intrigued right away. Again, I […]

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I started donating plasma in my free time over the summer before I headed to college. I was interested in starting to save up for college but didn’t want to work my entire summer away. Many of my friends had donated before so I decided to give it a shot. Following, I will overview the […]

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We’ve all seen that infomercial with the countertop oven, ‘Set it and forget it!”. While I can’t speak for the product, the tagline definitely has some merit to it. Setting things up to happen so that you don’t have to do much active work can make you life a lot easier. We all like to […]

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If you were a teenager in the 90’s, you might be hoping this article is about finding the best music of your youth. Although I’d like to be writing an article debating whether the Backstreet Boys or Green Day is the best musical group of the 90’s, this is actually an article about Certificates of […]

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