A couple weeks ago a very successful friend of mine (Jeff Goins) shared a post on Facebook about how his business was upside down. And how he was personally funding it to pay the team and cover all the expenses. It resonated with me deeply, because coming out of our Sabbatical Year last year, I […]
Last week I wrote about WHY I took a year-long Sabbatical and what led me to make that decision. And today, we get to chat about the nuts and bolts of how we pulled it off logistically – and managed to continue to eat and live indoors throughout the year. My goal with this article […]
I wrote about why we use credit cards and all the ridiculous amount of free travel (hotels and flights) that we have gotten solely from credit card points. But this post is specifically about my favorite credit card of all-time for anyone who has a business and purchases advertising. So if you run ads on […]
I remember sitting in my cubicle, with cloth walls surrounding me – or should I say caving in on me – with the sterile glow of a fluorescent light above my head. I had to stand up and look 50 yards in either direction just to catch a glimpse of sunlight. I still remember the […]
For the purposes of the article I am defining Multi-level Marketing as any business that has a downline. Meaning members earn a percentage of the earnings of those they recruit. I currently have family members in MLMs, some friends in MLMs, have been recruited by Primerica and many others, and my wife even sold Stella and […]
A while back I did an experiment to see if I could start a profitable Ebay business. This article shows how I did it and what my results were…
These were the steps I took to start my online business and they will vary depending on the type of business you are wanting to start. Hopefully they will give you some ideas of some things you need to keep in mind as you progress!
It used to be that as school let out for the summer, most teens flocked to summer employment at camps, the movie theater, or local fast food restaurants. These days, it can be hard for teens to find a good summer job. In many areas, teens are competing with adults for positions that used to […]
Working from home is an excellent option for people who want to be with their families and still earn a living. When you work from home you can usually build a lot of flexibility into your schedule so that you can attend school functions for your children, care for sick family members, and tend to your household responsibilities . . . .
A 2012 survey found that just 19 percent of workers – less than one in five – are happy with their careers. Another study said a majority of us would like to work for ourselves – but as most of us understand, self-employment can be a risky move. Would a franchise be the first step to freedom and wealth? Let’s look at the pros and cons of starting a franchise business to shed some light on the decision.
If you haven’t heard of Etsy, well basically is it a website that allows you to create a simple storefront to sell your crafts, homemade items, vintage items, or a lot more. It has exploded in growth over the last few years and many artists are finding it to be a great way to earn money from their creations.
Let me start of by saying that I am a Christian and these are my views about Christians working on Sunday. My views probably don’t match up exactly with every person who reads this article, and that’s okay! I encourage you to discuss and share your thoughts on this article in a respectful way . . . .
If you need to move out of your current home but can’t sell it due to market factors, you have another option. You can rent your house out until you can eventually sell it. There are advantages and disadvantages when renting out your house, but depending on your circumstances it could work to your overall benefit.
Last week I needed to send some money I owed to an acquaintance. I could have opted for safe and reliable snail mail – but that would have been too slow. I could have paid over the phone, but I’m always worried my credit card number may get into the wrong hands and/or not erased after it has been written down. So, I elected to send it electronically.
Have you ever calculated your real hourly wage? You might be surprised! Once you find it out, you can use that information to make some adjustments in your personal and financial life that will result in real change.
Are you thinking about starting your own business, either full or part-time? If so, one important factor you’ll want to consider is what kind of business insurance you’ll need. The answer, of course, all depends on what kind of business you are starting!
At the end of 2011, there are several tax provisions that are expiring. This may be the last opportunity to use these provisions between now and January 1, 2012. Hurry!
Alright, so you’re ready to earn some extra money. Perhaps you need to pay off debt or build your emergency fund. But how? No worries, here are 21 ways to earn extra money. Some are easy, some are difficult. Find the jobs that match your lifestyle and go make some extra cash!
Being a freelancer usually requires that you have a fulltime job while you continue to build your freelance business. Thus, each month your side income should continue to increase…
There are plenty of good articles that highlight ways to make money or part time jobs to earn extra cash. But what about side jobs you can do while you’re still employed full time?