Category: Budget and Money

Budget and Money

Why I use Mint for all my budgeting needs

There are plenty of budgeting tools out there. Some people will choose to use a standard spreadsheet, while others will opt for a paper planner. Others opt for tools like Mint. I have a mixture. I have a paper planner and home binder system. This is essential for me to keep track on a regular […]

Budget and Money

Why we save all year for Christmas

Christmas is one of the most expensive times of the year. As we come to the season again, you’re possibly looking at your bank balance. We used to be just like that. Each year would roll by and we’d wonder how we’d be able to put on a great day. When our first daughter came […]

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Work at home jobs still involve work: The clue is in the name

I don’t want to sound disrespectful or say all this in a babying tone, but work at home jobs do involve work. I can’t tell you the number of times that people will say, “oh, but you can get so much housework done when you’re working from home.” Or people will expect me to be […]

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Why everyone needs to be on board with your family budget

You’ve got your family budget created. Despite all the effort you’re making to stick to it, you’re not finding that it’s working out. Someone in the house is still overspending. The biggest problem you face is likely that people in your family aren’t on board with the new family budget. They may not even know […]

Budget and Money

When budgeting, fight for your promo codes!

Promo codes are often important when you’re budgeting. Sometimes, you’ll only get something because you have a promo code to get it for free or a set amount of money off that means that item you wanted fits within your personal budget. Those promo codes don’t always get applied properly. What that happens, make sure […]

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Where I write for revenue share in 2019

Many people write for revenue share. It’s not dead, although it’s not what it was when I started writing online almost a decade ago. Plenty has changed and it’s why I have blogs of my own to turn to. However, I do still write at sites for revenue share and I don’t feel guilty or […]

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Revenue Share Sites: Where I Stand as of May 2018

I know I said this would be out May 1. I had it all written and then Canva was down when I went to create the images. Typical, huh? It’s the start of May and I promised a look at where I stand with revenue share sites. This is a look at the changes that […]

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How I Became a Professional Writer and Made $4,000+ Per Month In 2016

In 2016, my writing career took off. I made at least $4,000 per month, with some months surpassing that considerably. Debts were paid off and our situation changed to allowing both my husband and I to be home with our girls. I did it all with freelance writing. My affiliate marketing income hasn’t taken off […]

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Why Your Blog Isn’t Making You Money

Now you’ve set your blog up, you’re waiting for people to come and visit. If you really are just sitting there and watching the stat counter—whichever one you have set up—you’re doing it all wrong. You need to get proactive if you want your blog to make you some money. If after a month or […]

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Tax Time as a Freelance Writer: Do You Have Course Expenses?

Tax time as a freelance writer doesn’t need to be…well…taxing for a lack of better word. While I prefer having my accountant friend deal with most of it, I like to know if something I pay for can be classed as a business expense. It took me a long time to realize that course expenses […]

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