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. I've tried a lot of methods including selling on consignment in local consignment stores or at special pop-up consignment sales, selling on Ebay, and selling on Facebook groups. I've had some successes with all of these methods. A few months ago, … [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 done. I don't mean to imply that we can all just snap our fingers and increase our incomes. But, I've found that there are ways to increase our income that are easier and have a greater chance of success than others. One of those ways for me was … [Read more...]

How to Build a Freelance Service Business

When you first start out in business one of the first things you'll have to decide is what you will market. Will it be products or service based? Product-based sales tend to be the most talked about businesses, but a service-based business may be a better fit for you. A few service-based business choices might include: Graphic Design Web Design Website Management Website Setup Social Media Profile Graphics Social Media Profile Setup Social Media Marketing Management … [Read more...]

When Paying Off Debt, Making MORE Money is Just as Important as Spending Less

There are many reasons why we get into debt. Sometimes it is because we have unexpected expenses such as medical or household bills that savings won't cover. Sometimes it's because we use credit to inflate our lifestyles with things we can't really afford. And sometimes it sneaks up on us. A new dress here, a weekend trip there. It may not seem extravagant, but before we know it the debt total is too high. No matter your reason, getting out of debt should be a top priority. The longer we … [Read more...]

13 Things You Must Do To Have a Successful Yard Sale

Spring is here and that means it's yard sale season! Yard sales and garage sales are a great way to clear out your unwanted junk and make some extra money. If you've never had a yard or garage sale, there are a few things you should do to make sure yours is successful. 1. Start cleaning out your unwanted junk early. Don't wait until two days before your yard sale to start gathering up stuff to sell. You need time to really go through your home and garage and get everything you can. If you … [Read more...]