Why I’m Using Credit Cards When I Could Pay Cash

If you’re on my email list, you know I recently sent out an email promoting a new credit card offer. One of the readers didn’t like this and informed me that they were very disappointed and would be unsubscribing. Looking back on the situation, I kinda understand. You signed up to the newsletter to keep up with my story [...]

By |March 26th, 2019|0 Comments

Ask For a Raise: How I Got an 11% Raise With One Email

If you’re scared to ask for a raise, don’t be. I asked for one myself recently and got $5,000 added to my salary. $5,000 might not sound like much to some of you earning six figures, but it’s really going to help me on my path to a million dollar net worth. I recently listened to an episode of [...]

By |March 20th, 2019|0 Comments

Stumbling My Way To Success

So, I’ve got a confession to make. I’m not that great at anything! I don’t know the first thing about writing. I know just enough about IT to fool my employer into thinking I know what I’m doing. I’ve made every mistake imaginable when it comes to selling things on eBay. The list could go on and on. I [...]

By |March 15th, 2019|0 Comments

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 [...]

By |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 [...]

By |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 [...]

By |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 [...]

By |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 [...]

By |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 [...]

By |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 [...]

By |February 19th, 2019|0 Comments