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Selling Clothes on ThredUp – Yay or Nay?

Over the last couple of years I've made a really concerted effort to downsize my belongings while getting a little money in return. I do donate a lot of things to charity, but for some items I wanted to see if I could get a bit of money for them. … [Read More...]

How Selling on Amazon Turned Around My Finances

Over the years, I've had my share of financial ups and downs. When things have been bad, I've always fought hard to get back on my feet. Obviously one of the best ways to do that is to start making more money. Obviously this is easier said than … [Read More...]

Have You Heard of Amazon Handmade?

In 2015, Amazon quietly launched a new division called Amazon Handmade. This division was for people who make/sell handmade art, crafts, jewelry, baby items, clothing, handbags, stationery, toys and other items to sell their wares. If you've ever … [Read More...]

How to Save Up for Black Friday Starting Now

Believe it or not, I actually bought a few Christmas presents a few weeks ago. There were some great items on clearance at Target that I knew my daughter would love, so I went for it. Normally, I am not this proactive about Christmas shopping. I tend … [Read More...]

Is Amazon Prime Worth It?

July 12, 2016 is Prime Day on Amazon. If you haven't heard already, this is the anniversary of Amazon's Prime service and the day when they run a ton of great sales on Prime items. A Prime item is an item that is stored in Amazon's warehouse and … [Read More...]

13 Money Saving Tips From Readers Like You

I recently took an informal poll of some people who love saving money and asked them to tell me their favorite ways to save. It was interesting to hear what they all said. Some people focused on some big all-encompassing ways to save, while others … [Read More...]