The most uncomfortable situation for me is that which might be easy for anyone else with a different occupation: being asked what I do for a living. Family get-togethers, social gatherings, or church services are often those places where I get asked that question. “What do you do John?” Answering The Question I used to […]
When you’re looking for ways to make more money, here are a few unconventional and flat out weird ways that people are making money.
Having a garage sale is a big endeavor, one that needs serious planning. Here are some things we’ve done to help our chances of yard sale success.
I don’t have a million dollars just yet; in fact, I’m far from it! If I’m diligent with my savings, my retirement account will reach the big M, but what does that really mean in 30 years? The number itself doesn’t mean anything – the purchasing power of those dollars is what counts. I know […]
My Lending Club returns have continued to improve since I started adding higher risk loans for people with lower credit scores, but good jobs and income.
If you’re expecting to have long term income loss, no matter what the reason, this post is for you. I’ve found that if I write about the financial events occurring in my life, others will most likely identify and benefit from the discussion. In a few years time, my wife will be solely focusing on […]
There are a lot of ways to make money online and ways to use side jobs for extra cash. This article, however, isn’t about earning extra money outside of work – it’s about increasing your income with the job you already have. It always seems difficult asking for a raise, so these tips (if presented […]
My Lending Club returns have continued to improve since I started adding loans for people with lower credit scores, but good jobs and income – and higher probability of paying off their loans. Details of what I’m doing here.
YAY, It’s Christmas! A time of family, joy, singing, and love that also happens to boost the US economy up and bring many retailers back into the black for the year. However, it is also a time when you will need more money than usual to buy gifts, hold parties, and travel to visit loved […]
The past few years have been tough ones for our economy, with the market dropping, unemployment skyrocketing, and other general economic indicators not being too favorable. A lot of people have lost a lot of their net worth during that time, and many of them were on the point of despondency because they didn’t know […]
I‘ve been investing in Lending Club for quite some time now, and so far I’ve been extremely happy with the experience. I’m getting a good return on my money, while at the same time helping others to get loans at lower rates than they might have otherwise been able to obtain. I really do think […]
Today I’d like to tackle a difficult topic. Every Christian surely has struggled with thoughts about becoming rich: is it a godly thing to do? It’s not always easy to understand how God views wealth. However, the Bible does have a lot to say about the topic of money. So let’s start there, with the […]
One thing that I’ve been a huge proponent of on this blog is finding ways that you can create income on the side to help turbo boost your progress towards reaching your financial goals. I’ve talked about a lot of ways that I’ve used generate income to help me reach my financial goals. Among the […]
My wife and I just had our first child 2 months ago, a healthy little baby boy named Carter. Becoming a parent has been a life changing experience, and one I recommend to anyone, but it isn’t without it’s challenges. While we were preparing to have our son, we realized that we were going to […]