Working Out For Free – My Unusual Approach

As a desk worker, I don’t get much exercise. I’ve been working office jobs for the past several years and have struggled to stay in shape the entire time. While I do get some exercise a couple nights a week training in martial arts, I wanted something else I could add to my routine. Something that wouldn’t require a [...]

March 12th, 2019|10 Comments

11th Monthly Net Worth Update – We Passed $100,000

We did it! Our net worth has finally exceeded $100,000! We are officially financial orange belts (sign up for the newsletter to check out the belt rank). The market stayed strong in February and we saw some decent gains in our investment accounts. All we need is a little hiccup and we’ll be back below $100k, but it feels [...]

March 7th, 2019|11 Comments

What Sells on eBay: February 2019

I like Garfield February was the best month I've ever had on eBay and I've got some cool updates to share with you. I had one of my best sales ever so that boosted my monthly profit nicely. The big sale was a bunch of motorcycle gremlin bells I bought at a yard sale. I had no idea what [...]

March 5th, 2019|12 Comments

Financial Independence on Easy Mode

Today's post is a guest post coming to us from Rob over at Getting Canned. It's amazing how many opportunities are out there now that we can travel easily and use the internet. If you have any questions about Rob's story, I'm sure he'd be fine with you reaching out to him through his blog.  Thanks for sharing your [...]

February 28th, 2019|0 Comments

Millionaire Interview 4 – Marc From Vital Dollar

Welcome back to the millionaire interview series. I started this series to get inside the heads of actual millionaires and see what they did to get there. It really matters who you get your information from so I thought it best to go out and find millionaires we can listen to. If you’ve got a million dollar net worth [...]

February 26th, 2019|2 Comments

How to Calculate Your Net Worth

Have you ever wondered what your net worth is but don’t know how to calculate it? Putting it as simply as possible, your net worth is what you own (assets) - minus what you owe (liabilities). Tracking your net worth is a great first step in planning for your financial future. When you know your current numbers, you know [...]

February 22nd, 2019|0 Comments

Millionaire Interview 3 – Mark From TheRetirementSpt

Welcome back to the millionaire interview series. I started this series to get inside the heads of actual millionaires and see what they did to get there. It really matters who you get your information from so I thought it best to go out and find millionaires we can listen to. If you’ve got a million dollar net worth [...]

February 19th, 2019|0 Comments

Your Negative Mindset Could Be Your Biggest Expense

I recently started reading a book I heard about from Mr. Money Mustache - The Magic of Thinking Big. The message behind the book is that your life is impacted by the way you think. I see why MMM loves the book so much as it’s a great pick me up and an eye opener on human thought. From [...]

February 15th, 2019|4 Comments

Bring Home the Bacon From Multiple Pigs

No pigs were harmed in the writing of this post. It has never been easier to make money. The digital age has brought a multitude of new opportunities, and if you’re willing to try something new, you could find a new source of income. All it takes is a little time, work and optimism. I currently have 3 sources [...]

February 8th, 2019|2 Comments

10th Monthly Net Worth Update

Welcome back to another monthly net worth update. January was a pretty good month. We did have a big expense with our cat this month, but the markets made a nice recovery and we were able to increase our net worth. I decided to pay for a course and learn a new side hustle this month, so I’m excited [...]

February 4th, 2019|4 Comments