Amazon changed how you can share your prime benefits
Saving MoneyShopping

Amazon Completely Changed How You Can Share Your Prime Benefits and Not for the Better!

Well, it looks like the sharing party is over my friends. I was gone this past weekend on a little trip and got a comment on one of my most popular articles. It shows you how to share your Amazon Prime shipping benefits with four other family members. Since I wrote it, it has been well received. Most people didn’t know you could share you Amazon Prime benefits. Either way, apparently Amazon has decided to …

How to stack savings online to save more money
Saving MoneyShopping

How I Stack My Savings When Shopping Online

I’m a huge proponent for shopping online. Not only is the process much easier than it used to be, but I don’t have to drive around looking for a store, parking, and dealing with people in the store. Then don’t even get me started on going through checkout. Have you shopped at Walmart lately? I would rather go to than walk in their stores. While I can’t shop online for everything (almost can thanks …

The common reasons to refinance a mortgage
Real EstateSaving Money

Are You a Homeowner? Here are the Common Benefits of Refinancing a Mortgage

Your mortgage is likely your biggest monthly expense. Think about what you could do with that money if you didn’t have to pay the mortgage. When you refinance your home, you will not get all that money back, but you can free up a big chunk of that payment to use to pay down other debts or to finance fun things like a vacation. This is entirely dependent on refinancing at a lower interest rate than …

Finding time for a side gig and making more money
Extra IncomeMaking Money

Finding Time for a Side Gig and Making More Money (It’s Possible!)

A few days ago, Debt Roundup writer Kayla, asked whether or not having a side hustle is really worth it.   One of the challenges of a side gig is the time commitment required to get it going and sustain it.  Many people aren’t willing to sacrifice any of their time to building up a side gig because they think they’re busy enough and can’t possibly find the time without eliminating something else they love. But …

DIY Wood Dining Table from 80-year old barn

My DIY Wood Dining Table From An 80-Year Old Barn

It’s been some time since I put up a DIY post and that’s for good reason. I’ve been working hard on expanding my WordPress management and support business. It’s been showing great signs of expansion, so I’m happy with the results. Anyway, as someone who loves to DIY and loves business, I find it hard to work between the two. Sometimes I want to get my hands dirty and other times I want to focus …

Dealing with and recovering from Bankruptcy

How to Deal With and Recover from Bankruptcy

There is a large and pervasive myth that bankruptcy is what happens to losers. It is the last vestige of hope for deadbeats and people who are trying to shirk responsibility. It only happens to people who absolutely deserve it and, if you declare it yourself, it means that you are a terrible person who is horrible with money. Nothing could be farther from the truth! Bankruptcy: Myth Vs. Reality Here is the truth about …

Udemy Summer Sale

Get Over 12,000 Udemy Courses for Only $10 Each!

One of my favorite sites, Udemy, is at it again my friends. They are offering over 10,000 courses for only $10!  You have to use the coupon code: KEEPCOOL1110 to get the discounted courses. The catch is this ends in a few days (7/29) at 11:59 pm PST. That’s right, you only have a few days to get this deal.  Before you ask, let me explain what Udemy is and how they help you learn something new. …

Back to School Supplies Shopping Guide
EducationGuidesShoppingShopping Guides

Back to School Supplies Shopping Guide for Every Grade

  It’s back to school season my friends. If you have kids in school, then you know about this lovely time. The school lists are coming and you need to head out to get supplies. What happens if you don’t get a school list though? Do you know what school supplies you will need to purchase in order to be ready for the first day? In the spirit of back to school, I’m putting together …

Commitments are not just for your relationships
Fighting Debt

Commitments Aren’t Only For Your Relationships

Which person do you think will get out of debt the fastest? Person A: “I pay extra on my student loans every month, but life often gets in the way.” OR Person B: “I put every extra penny I have towards my loans and will have them paid off in 2 years, even if I have to get an extra job.” Okay, I realize that was a bit obvious, but isn’t it really that simple? …

4 Reasons Side Hustles May Not be Worth it
Extra IncomeMaking Money

4 Reasons Sides Hustles May NOT Be Worth It

  Usually I’m very pro-side hustle. Having a side hustle getting paid to write for blogs has made a huge positive difference in my life. I now have more money coming in every month from my side hustle than I imagined I could ever have when I first got started side hustling last year. That’s not to say I’m rich by any means, I’m still working my way out of debt after all, but just to show …