What Sells On eBay: January 2019

Welcome back to the what sells on ebay series! In this series, I show everything that sold in my eBay store over the past month. The profit listed under each item is my net profit (what I make after subtracting the cost of the item and eBay and PayPal fees). January was a great month! I got a lot [...]

February 1st, 2019|10 Comments

How to Sell Antiques at an Antique Mall

When you think of antiques, you probably think of the tv show American Pickers. For some reason, people love watching those two guys drive around in their van and dig through people’s attics. I enjoyed watching the show regularly myself when I was living with my parents and had access to cable TV. It must be the youth in [...]

January 23rd, 2019|4 Comments

Our Financial Accomplishments for 2018

2018 flew by faster, it seems, than any other year I’ve spent in this world. Probably because I was busier than I’ve ever been. While I enjoyed the new things I got into last year, I’m going to focus on slowing things down a bit in 2019. I’m not sure if I’ll actually be able to slow down, but [...]

January 19th, 2019|4 Comments

Using an Emergency Fund: How a Piece of Yarn Cost Us $1,300

The cone of shame! A couple of weeks ago, I was playing around with our cat Bruce. He was sitting on our couch looking at me weirdly like cats do. I walked into our kitchen for a minute and when I came back into the living room, I noticed Bruce had some yarn hanging out of his mouth. Before [...]

January 16th, 2019|5 Comments

When To Begin Investing Your Money

This is a guest post from fellow blogger Ed Canty. Ed Canty is a Financial Planner and personal finance blogger. His blog investingsimple.blog covers a variety of topics around personal finance and investing.  This is a great article if you're just starting out and wondering when you need to start your investing journey! Everyone always tells us how important it is [...]

January 8th, 2019|4 Comments

9th Monthly Net Worth Update

Welcome back to the monthly net worth update series. December wasn’t such a great month. We spent $978.15 on Christmas and the stock market continued to drop. With that being said, we were still able to save a little money and my eBay business continued to crank out a decent amount of profit. I’m not worried about the stock [...]

January 3rd, 2019|2 Comments

What Sells on eBay: December 2018

Welcome back to the what sells on eBay series. December was another good month with it being the holidays. Although I'm not really selling things that might qualify as good Christmas gifts, I still sold a good bit of items. I made a mistake on one of the orders and shipped the item to the wrong address. I still [...]

January 2nd, 2019|6 Comments

The Similarities Between FIRE and Full-Time Flipping

In this journey to become a millionaire, I’ve opted to use eBay as a way to boost my income. At first, I thought I was going to use eBay as a way to make a few extra thousand a year. After doing a deep dive into the eBay seller community, I realized there are a lot of people out [...]

December 28th, 2018|2 Comments

Monetize Your Hobbies and Shorten the Path to Wealth

No matter what your income is, you probably have a hobby. Something you enjoy doing when you have some free time. Hobbies are part of the human experience. A lot of times, they could be your favorite thing to do in life. Some people might even put in 40 hours a week at work just so they can afford [...]

December 24th, 2018|5 Comments

Is Social Media Costing You Money?

I don’t think humans were ready for social media. It’s probably had one of the biggest social impacts in history. It’s changed the way we communicate, do business, find dates and the list could go on and on.  Being able to keep in touch with your friends around the world is great, but there are definitely some downsides to [...]

December 19th, 2018|0 Comments