Build a successful online side business with these three methods
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Build a Successful Online Side Business Using These Three Methods

Last month I reached a new height with my online business, I earned over $4,000 online. That is almost double what I earned per month from my full-time job when I quit. In just 15 months, I went from making $285/month to over $4,000/month from my online business that started out as a side hustle. I attribute a big part of my online side hustle’s success to the method I used to build my business …

Republic Wireless Moto E Giveaway
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I’m Giving Away a Free Republic Wireless Phone and 3 Months of Service!

I know many of you are probably traveling to for Thanksgiving, but those who are gearing up for Black Friday and the shopping frenzy, I have something for you. I’ve teamed up with one of my favorite brands for a giveaway. Republic Wireless and Debt Roundup are giving away one free Moto E (2nd Generation) phone and three (3) months of service for one lucky Debt Roundup reader. This is your chance to save more …

The Black Friday Shopping Game Plan
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The Black Friday Game Plan – How to Save the Most Money

It’s time to get the countdown to Black Friday.  T-minus 9 days until one of the biggest shopping days of the year.  Retailers have already been gearing up for this day and the days to follow in order to make the most out of the shopping season.  I know you have seen the ads and that is just the tip of the iceberg.  As the day gets closer, everyone will be inundated with Black Friday deal …

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How to Start a Blog – The Free Beginner’s Guide From Setup through Monetizing

Welcome to the beginner’s guide to starting a blog. I’ve been blogging in some form or fashion for eleven years (yes, 11!). I do it because I have a passion for it, but also because it’s my business. I make a living not only blogging, but helping other bloggers get set up and running. With my years of floating around the blogging world, I thought it would be a good idea to put together one …

Money Saving Tips for the Frugal Mover
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Budget Friendly Tips for the Frugal Mover

I have quite a few people I know that have either just made a move or are about to go through the moving process. While moving is a big undertaking, there are ways you can do it smart and more importantly, with a frugal feel. Moving doesn’t have to break the bank, but you need to prepare for different things and there are a lot of moving parts. This is accentuated if you’re moving across …

I'm addicted to the side hustle
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Are You Addicted to the Side Hustle?

This past weekend I drove halfway across my home state (Kansas in case you were wondering) to visit my best friend for the weekend. We had a great time attending a home football game, going shopping for Christmas presents for our friends and family, and just spending time together doing nothing in particular. It’s amazing to have friends that you can pick up right where you left off even if you haven’t talked or seen …

I just lost half my income in order to pursue my passion

I Just Lost HALF of My Income and Never Felt Better!

This is a big day for me, my friends. A HUGE day!! I QUIT MY JOB! Today is the first day I’m running my business full-time. No longer am I hustling into all hours of the night on this blog and my business. I just left my full-time job and I feel excellent. The only problem is I just lost half my income (well, almost half)! That’s a huge shock to the system for sure. …

Great Ways to Earn Extra Money Before Christmas
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Need Holiday Spending Money? Here are 17 Ways to Make Money Before Christmas

We are starting out November and it’s time to get our holiday spending ready to go. If you haven’t already put together a list of gift ideas, then you might need to start working on that. Most people focus on what they are going to buy, but not so much on how they are going to pay for it. Did you know credit card debt increases during the holiday season? It shouldn’t be a surprise …

It took a lot of work, but I was able to pay off over $50,000 of credit debt in four years and change my life for good.
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How I Paid Off Over $50,000 Of Credit Card Debt and Changed My Life

It took four years of my life, but I was able to prevail. I stand in front of you today completely credit card debt free. Yes, I was someone who racked up a lot of credit card debt (add on top the over $25,000 in consumer loans) and only paid attention to the minimum monthly payment. My head was in the clouds and I was just enjoying the ride. Credit cards made spending easy and …

When Being an Entrepreneur can backfire
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3 Times When Being an Entrepreneur Can Backfire

Being an entrepreneur is generally seen as a positive thing in our culture, at least much more so than it used to be. I definitely take pride in the fact that I am an entrepreneur because I know it comes with a lot of advantages, one of which is the creativity to think outside of the 9-5 culture. In fact, yesterday I was able to take a walk with my dog in the middle of …