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Michelle Schroeder-Gardner

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Making Sense Of Cents
Making Money
Early Retirement/FIRE, Minimalism
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United States
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DINK (Dual Income, No Kids)
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Hello! Today, I have a great article from Janice Cook about how to teach English from home through online tutoring jobs with VIPKID. I've been hearing GREAT things about VIPKID, so I'm glad this reader of Making Sense of Cents volunteered to talk about her experience teaching English online with VIPKID. She has been a school […] The post How To Teach English From Home And Earn $14 to $26 An Hour ...
Posted: Dec 15 2017 @ 6:45 AM
Frugality is one of the most beautiful and joyful words in the English language, and yet one that we are culturally cut off from understanding and enjoying. The consumption society has made us feel that happiness lies in having things, and has failed to teach us the happiness of not having things. -Elise Boulding After […] The post Why I’m Not Sad That I’m Frugal – Frugal Doesn’t Mean Boring appeared ...
Posted: Dec 13 2017 @ 6:45 AM
Learning ways to simplify your life in 2018 can completely change your life and future for the better. Trying to manage your life, especially your financial life, can be difficult in today's age. Between planning for retirement, paying bills, raising a family, etc. life can be exhausting. And, we all have a lot of clutter […] The post Are You Making Your Life Difficult' 18 Ideas To Simplify Your Life in ...
Posted: Dec 11 2017 @ 6:45 AM
The following is a sponsored post. All opinions are 100% my own. One thing I do to try to put some more money back into my pocket is by using Ebates. Ebates gives you FREE money for shopping, which is especially great during the busy holiday shopping season! To earn money back from Ebates stores, all you […] The post $500 Visa Gift Card Giveaway – 5 $100 Winners appeared first on Making ...
Posted: Dec 10 2017 @ 12:00 PM
Welcome to November 2017's business income report where I show you how I made money online last month. It's time to look at this month's update and see how I did. If you're new to Making Sense of Cents, you may be wondering why I would want to publish my income report each month. You can simply skip to the next section […] The post How I Made $110,656 In November 2017 Blogging appeared first on Making Sense ...
Posted: Dec 06 2017 @ 6:45 AM
We all know that saving money is important, and asking yourself “how much money should I save'” can be a difficult question to answer when beginning. Being a personal finance expert, I am asked this question a lot. Between saving for emergencies, retirement, vacations, etc. there are a lot of things to consider. And, knowing […] The post Change Your Life By Saving Just $1 More Each Day – How Much ...
Posted: Dec 04 2017 @ 6:45 AM
Hey, If you are a new reader from CNBC's This 28-year-old earns over $100,000 a month blogging and traveling full-time (or from anything else!), welcome! I just wanted to create a quick blog post to introduce you to my blog so that you can easily find what you are looking for. You can learn more […] The post New Readers From CNBC, Welcome! appeared first on Making Sense Of Cents. ...
Posted: Dec 01 2017 @ 6:27 PM
Today, I have a great article from Petrina Turner. Here's how she paid off $40,000 of debt in less than two years. Below is her debt payoff story. I could not believe it. I just sat and looked down at my worksheet. There were multiple zeros behind one number! How could we have accumulated so […] The post How We Paid Off $40,000 of Debt While Saving for a Rainy Day ...
Posted: Dec 01 2017 @ 6:45 AM
This following is a sponsored post by Chase. Smartphones have changed almost every aspect of our day-to-day lives, and banking is no exception. Hectic schedules keep us running between work, school, social obligations and everything in between. Who has time to fit in a trip to the bank in between all of this' Chase has […] The post Five Ways Finn by Chase Makes Banking Smarter appeared first on Making Sense ...
Posted: Dec 01 2017 @ 1:22 AM
Recently, I decided to start a new series where I interview people who are doing extraordinary things with their lives. First up was JP Livingston, who retired with a net worth over $2,000,000 at the age of 28. Today's interview is about Sami and Dallas, who started their debt free journey in January of 2016, […] The post How We Paid Off $195,000 in Debt in 18 Months! appeared first on ...
Posted: Nov 29 2017 @ 5:45 AM


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