Playing The Long Game With Personal Finance

Personal Finance: The Long Game I wish that personal finance was a simple sprint, but the truth of it is that it’s a marathon. I would love to write about how much I have paid down my debts today, but I already made all of my debt payments for the month, and that value hasn’t…

Roth IRA Basics: What Is A Roth IRA?

I started this blog with the intention of learning about money with my readers. I’m not a money expert–actually, I’m currently $37,000 in debt. My hope is that, by becoming accountable with money publicly through this blog, I can better my long-term financial position, pull myself out of debt, and begin saving for retirement. Today…

5 Tips To Saving Even More Money At Thrift Stores

5 Tips To Saving Even More Money At Thrift Stores Some people avoid thrift stores in spite of the huge savings that can be found there. They think they are stinky or dirty, they think that the things offered are broken and outdated, or they simply won’t allow themselves to buy used goods. I have…

Investing In Websites On Flippa: A Newbies Experience After One Year

A year ago, I tried my hand at investing in websites through Flippa.com. I made six purchases in the year which are detailed below. Website Type Price Paid Earnings In A Year Amazon Affiliate $155 $0.00 Drop Shipping $110 $0.00 Game Website $350 $266.63 Technology Website $329 $55.88 Joke Website $515 $18.62 News Website $395…

Ways I’ve Made Money Online

I have never been happy just working a job for a paycheck with no extra money coming in. For most of my life, I have also worked at other online hustles, usually related to writing, but also selling things on eBay. Here’s a list of how I have made money online. Writing Online For Companies…

Lending Club Investor Reviews: My Results With Lending Club After Two Years

Lending Club Investor Reviews I have been a Lending Club investor for about two years. I started with a small amount of money and added $300 dollars per month until I reached $2500 invested. Initially, I reinvested all of my repayments, purchasing more loans through the automatic investment program offered through Lending Club. For a…

Looking At My Debt: The Big Picture

Looking At My Debt I’m in debt. It’s not something I am proud of, but it is a fact of my life. I currently owe on three loans other than my house, which, while I also owe on, I am not counting towards my personal debt. Here’s what my debt looks like: Type Of Debt…

Cutting Ties With An eBay Business

Cutting Ties With An eBay Business For about 10 years, I sold things on eBay as a way to make extra money. I loved buying and selling, especially online. There was a kind of magic to listing things on the internet one day and having money in your paypal the next because you sold something…