Making Money

We all know that making money is influenced by the level of risk you take. If you take on a low level of risk then your money is protected but your returns are very limited. On the opposite end, if you take on a lot of risk you could easily double or triple your money, […]


Quick Returns for Your Money

by on August 4, 2014

Have you ever gotten impatient with your investments and wanted to get some immediate results?  Or maybe you’ve set aside some money into a slush fund that you’d like to speculate with?  Whatever the case, every now and then there comes a time when speculating with your money seems like the right thing to do.  […]


5 Creative Ideas for Making Money

by on February 17, 2014

There are lots of ways to make quick money, especially if you’re creative.  Here are five ideas you may want to consider next time you’re looking to make a quick buck. Sell Your Services You can sell your services easier than you think.  And by services, you don’t have to be a professional at anything.  […]


Make Some Money For a Rainy Day

by on October 17, 2013

Would you like to make some money in your spare time?  Money for a rainy day?  Money for a special treat?  Or money used to buy gifts (like me)?  Let me tell you about one of the ways that I make a little extra money each year. First of all, I’ll be real honest here and not try to […]


With student loan debt at an all-time high and the cost of tuition still rising, it seems that no one these days can afford a college education. However, if you do your homework, fill out the applications and do some networking, you might be one of the lucky ones. Consider it a prep course for […]


If you don’t know what a budget looks like, just understand that there is a part to it that has you putting away a certain percentage of your income for your children’s college education. However, there are two things wrong with this. The first is that budgets are usually only used by middle aged people […]


Last week when our neighborhood garage sales were going on, I walked past a house that was having a “plant sale”.  I’ve never actually heard of a plant sale before this, but since that one I have noticed two others in the area.  Each of them were quite full of buyers so I had to […]


Some might say that it is unfortunate that labor laws have been created that make it unlawful for any child or young teenager to work in adult-like conditions. Especially for those who lived through the great depression, they have ignited a universal “start making money as soon as possible” attitude since you never know what […]


There comes a time when every person either gets fed up with their job and the idea of having a boss or there comes a time that every person simply wants to move past it and excel in greater positions. In fact, what position is greater than one in which you are the boss? Regardless […]


How To Make Money Recycling

by on April 6, 2012

5 cents a can or bottle. Not bad if you can get your hands on 2,000 bottles and cans each day. Recycling for your conscious is a great feeling and contribution to the earth. Getting a monetary return on it makes it even greater. It’s certain that there would be a much larger percent of […]


Saving and Making Money During A Recession Is As Easy As 1-2-3

March 19, 2012

Weeping back to year 2008, everyone is still implying that we are in a recession. Four years later and the animosity, paranoia and flat out fear is still consumed by the majority. This “majority” does not only focus on business owners but includes everyone from those who think they have job security and those without […]

Five Easy Ways to Make Money Online From Home

March 2, 2012

It is a fact that billions of dollars are transacted each year online.  So why is it so hard to sit down in front of your computer at home and make easy money online?  Personally, I think the real reason is because of the lack of transparency.  For example, if you get a job at […]

Are Paid Online Surveys Worth It?

October 11, 2011

About ten years ago, we signed up for about a dozen paid online survey sites.  Over the years a few have come and gone, and there have been hundreds, if not thousands, of “paid survey sites” that offer nothing other than affiliated links to the same dozen or so legitimate survey sites. So, if you’ve thought […]

Make $500 Selling Your Used Stuff

September 12, 2011

Our family has never been a fan of having or shopping at garage sales, but since the emergence of ebay and then craigslist, we’ve used online resources to easily make a few hundred dollars a year – by selling our stuff. If you’re ready to make anywhere from a few dollars to a few thousand […]