Saving money is always celebrated in the personal finance blog world.
When someone cuts their housing expense by $200 or cuts their phone bill by $20 we cheer!
Although lately I’m wondering if we’re making a big mistake by treating cuts across all spending categories equally.
For example, it’s not uncommon to read on a personal finance blog (including this one):
“My monthly grocery bill is down by $50 by buying more X and ...
This week on Feature Friday we welcome Jenny Hale as our guest. Jenny comes to us from her personal website where she helps clients with military backgrounds learn how to market their businesses. We’ll let Jenny tell you the rest…
What is your business?
I am a marketing and social media consultant that coaches military community entrepreneurs. I help military spouse and veteran business owners become successful in their marketing strategies.
My goal ...
I streamed Blank Check on Netflix the other day.
You remember Blank Check?
The movie from the 90s where a kid accidentally receives a blank check from a bad guy and goes on a wild spending spree.
He hires a chauffeur, buys a mcMansion next door to his parent’s house, and ultimately blows through a million dollars in a few days.
In the end, he realizes that family is what’s important and he goes ...
May was right up there with April in that I brought in nearly $3,000, but it felt like an entirely different month.
Traffic was more diverse this month with organic search making up a larger portion of the pie.
I Brought On Someone to Help Run the Site
I also tried outsourcing the blog this month.
This meant that I brought someone on to write posts, schedule tweets, and answer emails.
This resulted in some ...
Kara from Bravely shares her story on becoming an entrepreneur in this week’s Feature Friday.
You may have heard of her before, as she’s been doing some really cool things and has been featured on Rockstar Finance, LearnVest, and Elite Daily (just to name a few).
What is your business?
I founded Bravely, a company that connects women and money. We do financial literacy events in Austin, TX and have a curated community online that ...
Blogging Income Reports
I like to study blogging income reports to see how I can improve my own site.
I’ve been making between $1,500 to $2,500 for a few months now and want to get to the next level.
Below are 35 recent blogging income reports and a brief description of how each site makes money.
Blogging Income Average
The bloggers on this list make an average of $35,724 per month.
Although, the median blogging income is ...
Growing up is all about those big rites of passage.
You know, those big moments like graduating from college or the purchase of your first home.
Unfortunately, many of these rites of passage are crazy expensive and twenty-somethings might be better off skipping them.
Here are the 10 big ones you should skip in your twenties to be rich in your thirties.
1. The Early Twenties Bar Scene
I remember my first paycheck at my first big girl job ...
This week’s guest for Feature Friday is Lee from Bald Thoughts. Lee paid off his auto and student loan debt and wanted to share his story, so here it is! Enjoy!
Please tell us a little about yourself in a few sentences.
During the day, I work in finance for a regional bank. On the side, I write a blog called BaldThoughts.com, where we teach people how to travel more, spend less, ...
In this world of never-ending immersion into information overload, we’re still always looking for more. Wait, my head hurts from thinking about it…
One of my favorite sources of information is through listening to podcasts and, let me tell you, there is no lack of choices in this department.
We all have our favorites and there are many more that we don’t know about until one of our friends tells us, or ...
Let me guess..
You have a blog and have started to add affiliate links, promoting products that you love.
You receive a commission if someone signs up for them using your links but NO MONEY IS COMING IN.
You check every single day and still zilch, nada.
You’re probably frustrated.
You’re putting so much time and effort into the site and seeing little return.
Well, the worrying is over.
I can tell you exactly what you’re doing wrong ...
Posted: May 20 2017 @ 8:03 PM
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