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 […]
When you start making any kind of income for your blog, it’s important to start tracking the income and expenses so that you can pay taxes on that money. Here’s how I do it.
We’re all used to hearing that if we want to get ahead in life, you need to get a college education. Today I want to talk about an idea that is rarely discussed. The idea that education can negatively affect your bottom line! Education And Wealth: Millionaires Are Well Educated Now before we get too […]
Ah, the second job: stressful, tiring, and yet more income. When is it time to get a second job? What kind of job should it be? How long should you have it? Before you think about getting a second job, you must learn how to destroy bad financial habits. Bad financial habits can gobble up […]
First, I need to say thanks to Pete for bringing me aboard Bible Money Matters! It’s a thrill to be writing for one of the very first PF Blogs that inspired me to start my own! The ironic part of this is that I’m writing about a post to create extra income and that is […]
We’ve had two days full of income creating ideas. Are you looking for even more ways to make extra money? Good, let’s get started! Budgeting – Income Vs. Cutting Back Budgeting your money each month boils down to making sure that there is more coming in than going out. If you have more money going […]
The absolute best way to create extra income is to pursue something you love. For this reason, I’m a fan of turning a hobby into a business. Here are some proven ideas or things I’ve come across that people do to make money. Notice – none of these are theoretical options. I’ve either done them, […]
If you’re trying to get out of debt, or trying to fully fund your retirement, it can be a lot easier to get ahead if you’re able to make extra money on the side. This series of posts will give ideas for how to create supplemental income to pad your bottom line.
This is an article by Carol Topp, CPA. Carol is the mother of two teenage daughters and she lives in Cincinnati, Ohio. She discusses teenagers and taxes at http://TeensandTaxes.com. Bonnie had been adding her son’s interest income to her tax return for many years. That was a $1,000 mistake. She was overpaying Uncle Sam and […]
Sometimes we work for pleasure. But, more often than not, people work for money. Since working is an exchange of your time, energy, and talent it is best to find a job that you love and enjoy. However, many people are working in tough job fields. I found an old resource (1988) – The National […]