Make Extra Money

I am a mom of six kids. At one time,  I had two little ones in diapers and another one in pull-ups. Let me tell you, it was expensive!! Since then, I’ve tried just about everything to get free diapers. I’m sharing my best tips for what helped me significantly cut down on the diaper budget and even ways to

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If you haven’t heard about Swagbucks, oh my goodness! Are you in for a treat! This is one of my FAVORITE sites online! Swagbucks is an online membership rewards program that lets you earn money for things you are already buying. You read that right – and as of 2020, they have paid out OVER $423 MILLION in rewards!!  If

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Extra cash seems almost like an oxymoron, doesn’t it? If nothing else, it definitely seems too good to be true! I allocated my money to bills or simply running my household for most of my life. We lived paycheck to paycheck on a good week. During bad weeks, there were credit cards that quickly resulted in debt. So you can

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Let’s be honest. Everyone likes to be treated special on their birthday! Luckily, our favorite businesses have this figured out, and many run promotions to honor you on your special day.  Several give out FREE food and gifts! Have you ever wondered which places are the best when it comes to Birthday Freebies? Birthday Freebies You Don’t Want to Miss

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Chances are you have a smartphone. One of my favorite features, aside from having the internet in the palm of my hand, is the convenience apps allow me to have. The push of a button lets me access my favorite podcasts, stores, games, lists. . . well, you know! The problem is, I really do hate shelling out money for

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What if I told that exactly one year from now, you can be $10,000 richer than you are right now?  We could ALL use a raise this year, am I right? And maybe you didn’t get one… or worse yet, maybe you did, but it was completely negated by the increased inflation!  No worries. I am going to share my best

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I am all about saving money wherever and whenever possible. Sometimes, though, it is easy to fall into the trap of buying extra stuff that is not in the budget just to get the “savings.” But, let’s be honest. That’s not really savings.  What if there were a way to earn extra cash and save on stuff you were already

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I confess I’ve been a little obsessed with easy ways to make money lately. Since the beginning of the new year I’ve been selling on Poshmark, an online boutique marketplace to buy and sell fashion items. Within the last five months, I have made over $3,000 through the app (what!), and thought you might want to learn how to sell

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Managing your money is more important than ever when you are going through financial difficulty. If you have an emergency fund, you can rely on that to help make ends meet for a short time, but you can make that money last longer using money saving apps to put a little money back in your pocket. But less than 70%

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You’ve heard about making extra money delivering pizza. But what if you could get paid to deliver food from almost any restaurant chain and do it on your own time, too? That’s exactly the idea behind how to make money with Door Dash. Moms need a flexible schedule. And that’s especially true for any of the side hustles you pick

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Are you wondering how to make money doing surveys from home? I’ve done it many times and actually completely funded our Christmas savings account using these! Would you like to earn an extra $100 this month? Earning that, shouldn’t be a problem at all for you using these best survey sites. You really can make money doing surveys on the internet.

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Going out to eat? Don’t leave without these restaurant freebies and NEVER pay full price! We all know that almost every chain restaurant has some sort of email club or app with some perks, but I’ve put all of them in one place!     When you join these email lists, they will usually send you deals and coupons throughout the

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If you love pets, starting a side hustle as a pet sitter might be the perfect opportunity to help you boost your income. People are busier than ever and can have trouble finding a trustworthy person to watch their furry friends. Since you love animals, you could watch their pets in exchange for cash in your pocket. In this article

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On my journey to get my money under control, I’ve become slightly obsessed with side hustles. Making money from side hustles from home in your spare time is thrilling! I’m not the only one who thinks so – already in the U.S., 44 million Americans report having a side gig besides their regular job. While they are a good way

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If you’re wondering how to make money at home, I have a great opportunity to share with you: Teaching kids online. You already have experience tutoring your own kids so why not start one of these  side hustles and get paid for helping other kids? Today I am going to be talking all about how to Earn Money with VIPKid.

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I love shopping as much as the next person but too much spending can derail your budget pretty quickly. Ever since I started paying off debt and learning how to budget, I haven’t spent nearly as much time shopping as I used to. That’s when I got to thinking: What if you could make money by turning your love for shopping

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Between groceries, clothes, and extra trinkets (that I just have to have), my purse is full of receipts. I bet you have handfuls of them lying around, too. I’m always looking for new ideas to make money and the number of ways to cash in by scanning your receipts is unbelievable.  If you’re looking for an easy way to earn

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Are you searching for birthday freebies for kids? Look no further because here is a HUGE list of birthday freebies for kids. Before we get started, here are some other blog posts that I recommend reading as well. They all talk about getting more free stuff! Birthday Freebies How to get Free Coupons in the Mail How to get Free Diapers

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The best time to get started with surveys is the new year. No joke – I did this for years to make extra money and it paid for my ENTIRE Christmas! If you’re looking for ways to make extra money using survey sites, you’ve come to the right place! In fact, this was and still is one of my favorite side

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The other day I was cleaning out a bookshelf and there were so many books that I didn’t need anymore. They were only there collecting dust. I wanted to see how I could easily sell used books online and after being contacted by this company called Decluttr, I knew exactly what to do. I write a lot about things to sell

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I think everyone is wondering how to make extra money on the side. I mean, who couldn’t use some extra dough? If you have a little free time and some drive to build that emergency fund, pay off more debt, or save up for a vacation, here are 5 ways you can make an extra $500 on the side. 5

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Who doesn’t love free stuff? When it comes to Enjoying Life on a Budget, sometimes some free stuff can really help! I’ve compiled a list of some of the best internet freebies I could find. If you’ve read my articles on birthday freebies, you know I love to offer you great freebie tips! If you’re just looking to give up

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The phrase, “There’s a market for everything (anything), ” is really true. This is great news for many of us that are looking for things to sell to make money. We aren’t going to head down a path of ‘questionable’ items or ideas. We’re G-Rated here, folks. Besides, there are so many legitimate (albeit creative or uncommon) things you can sell

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If you’re interested in Mystery Shopping Jobs, it’s important to learn How to Mystery Shop first. There are some top secret tips to make the most amount of money possible, and not get caught in a scam. This is Day 5 of the 30 Days to a Debt Free Christmas Challenge!  Remember to join our Facebook Group to get today’s challenge.

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Have you been wondering how to make money at home? Times have changed. The internet has brought the marketplace right into your own house. There are so many avenues available to us to make extra cash, or start a second career right from home! Believe me, I’ve got some awesome tips, and with so many options, at least one will be right

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Are you interested in learning how to make money doing surveys? If so, you have come to the right place! One year I saved up 100% of my Christmas budget just by taking using the best survey sites, so today I want to share with you some of my tips and tricks on how I did it. Make Money doing surveys First

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Plenty of people want to replace their income with an online side hustle – whether that hustle involves online writing jobs, working as a virtual assistant, editing, or harnessing some other talent they have. But, how can a person go about it when they’re already working full-time? This is a question I asked myself a million times when I started

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Everyone wants a high-paying job.  But what is a job that pays well with little college education? One problem is that many high-paying jobs require years and years of college education. That means having to fork over a bunch of money for tuition and books.  That means having student loan debt. Plus, the longer you’re in college, the less time

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Whether you are looking to boost your income, pay off debt, or increase your savings, side hustles might be exactly what you need. A side hustle is a second job that not only brings in money but also allows you the flexibility to work your full time, regular job. Any of these 24 awesome side hustles can give you the income

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Whether you are trying to save up some extra money for the holidays, an emergency fund, a new project, or just have some savings on hand, sometimes it can be hard to figure out to make a little extra cash. Well, it’s actually easier than you think!

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So, you want to learn how to resell? Don’t worry, earning some cash from reselling isn’t all that difficult. But there are definitely ways you can make yourself much more success and have fun doing it! Reselling is taking an item you already own (or purchase to resell) and selling it for (hopefully) more money than you purchased it for. It

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Looking for ways to make extra money? Whether you are struggling to make ends meet, need to pay for a surprise expense, or you’re trying to save for something extra, finding ways to boost your income is essential. When your day is booked solid and you already work a 9 to 5, it may seem like fitting more work into

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I would argue that everyone is an expert in something and everyone has something to say.  If you want to share your opinion or your expertise, learning how to make money writing online would be a great side hustle for you.  While there are many places you can apply, submit, or look into writing, it isn’t always easy to find

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There are so many unique little ways to make some side money these days, but none of them can be as easy as Teespring. Teespring is a website which allows users to create and sell t-shirts. There is no risk involved and there is so much potential to be as creative as you want! You start by visiting https://teespring.com/ and

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One really popular way to plan a trip right now is to book a place to stay using a website where you can rent from real people, like Airbnb or VRBO.  Not only is this a frugal way to plan out a trip, but it can also be a way you can earn some extra money.  Can you believe that

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Is your home overwhelmed with kid-clutter? Do you have toys in every nook and cranny of the basement, the garage, and the kids’ bedrooms? It might be time to thin out what your children own, especially the items that are no longer seeing use. You may think donating everything is the best way to rid your clutter, but if you

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Technology is ever changing these days. Due to the constant updating of it, many of us cycle through electronics quickly. Whether it is to pay for a new upgrade or make some extra cash with the electronics sitting around in your home, finding a way to sell them with as little hassle as possible is important. The following 5 ways

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Are you ever on the computer using Google to search for something? Why use Google when you can use these 4 websites that will PAY you to search the internet? I am a HUGE fan of getting paid for doing something I am already doing. Here are my top 4 websites that will pay you to search on the internet. 1.) Swagbucks  Simply

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I recently did my first few craft shows. The first couple were ok, but I wish I knew these tips when I started! It would have saved me a TON of trouble. If you’re thinking about getting started with craft shows, you can make a decent amount of money – so check out these few tips about how to get

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Today we are going to take about how to repurpose Goodwill items and turn them into gifts, also some ideas for Reselling items from thrift stores for cash. This is Day 21 of the 30 Days to a Debt Free Christmas Challenge Sign up for our Facebook Group to get today’s challenge. Goodwill thrift stores can be a gold mine any time of year,

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The holiday season is around the corner and so is one of the more financially stressful times of the year. However, Christmas time can be a great time for you to use some of your crafty skills and learn how to make money with homemade Christmas crafts. Everyone is looking for cute and inexpensive stocking stuffers and unique gifts to

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In the last month I shared with you about how to clean out your closet and how to decide what to keep! Now let’s talk about all those clothes you have decided you can or must part with!  Ideally, you should put them to work for you so you have little more money to invest in new pieces or just to

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A while back I shared a list of 25 things you never knew you could sell on eBay. Today I decided to take a different approach. What items should you NEVER sell on eBay? eBay is a great way to earn some extra cash by selling almost anything and everything. However, there are some items that you really shouldn’t sell

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When you’re looking for more ways to make a little money, becoming a mystery shopper can be a great fit.  Many people have heard of mystery shopping, but don’t really know where to get started or what to expect from the experience. 1.) It’s important to start your journey with a reputable company that has a solid reputation. MSPA-NA (formerly

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Many times people can spend so much money pursuing a hobby. I know I’ve been guilty of that in the past. (Please don’t look in my overflowing craft closet.) On the other hand, what if instead, you were able to make money by doing something you already enjoy doing? Here are a few ideas on how to make some money

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Interested in learning new ways to earn extra money from home? One thing I always try to show readers is that you are NOT stuck in your current financial situation! Especially in this age, there are many ways to make extra money to close a gap in your monthly budget, build up an emergency fund, or maybe just some spending

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Are you getting ready for a yard sale? Maybe just trying to de-clutter? Before you throw out the ‘useless’ stuff kicking around your home, you might want to check this list of things you didn’t realize you could sell on eBay! I did some research for you and found some surprising things that you can sell on Ebay.  I took

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  Disclosure: This video is part of a campaign by Ebay and Reelio. All opinions are 100% my own!   If you are looking for a legitimate way to earn some extra cash, selling on ebay may be a good option for you. We have done a lot of buying and selling over the years on ebay, including a couple drum

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You may be wondering how 2 hours per week can turn into $5,200 per year…  It is actually pretty simple – spend 2 hours per week meal planning and grocery shopping, you can easily save upwards of $100 per week.  Do this all year long (52 weeks) and you have just earned yourself $5,200 more per year!  That may be

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Valentine’s Day is a day to show your loves ones just how much you adore them. Maybe a  bouquet of flowers, a special dinner, or even a box of chocolates. But why should the gestures of love end on February 15? With today’s craft – Valentine’s Coupons Made with Love – they don’t have to! This craft is super simple

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