A Week in Costa Rica: When Murphy’s Law Goes on Vacation With You

This past week, my wife and I took a trip to Costa Rica. It was our first time visiting the country as well as our first time staying in an AirBnB. If you haven’t been to the country before, I recommend it. From beautiful beaches, to mountains, to jungles, Costa Rica is a very diverse landscape. To prepare for [...]

November 13th, 2018|4 Comments

What Sells on eBay: October 2018

Welcome back to the what sells on eBay series! October was a decent month. It’s the start of the busiest season on eBay, so if you have any items you need to list, get them up ASAP! We should only see sales rise until the end of the year so now’s the time to make the most money. I [...]

November 5th, 2018|10 Comments

7th Monthly Net Worth Update

It’s another tough month in the old net worth update series. While we did good on saving money, the markets went down pretty bad. I don’t keep up with market fluctuations very closely and only knew about them from seeing our own numbers drop and seeing other bloggers write posts about it. Our net worth may have dropped this [...]

October 31st, 2018|12 Comments

Persistence Is The Key To Success And Wealth

Something I find myself doing from time to time is looking back on my life and wondering where I’d be right now if I hadn’t given up on things. I don’t think it’s very useful to dwell on the past too much, but it is interesting to think about how things could’ve gone. For instance, I could’ve pursued a [...]

October 26th, 2018|18 Comments

Millionaire Interview 1 – Andrew From Wealthy Nickel

Welcome to the millionaire interview series. I’m starting this series to get inside the heads of actual millionaires. For us who are still on our path to becoming millionaires, it’s important who we get our information from. I thought that going out and finding people who have accumulated a million dollar net worth would be a great project for [...]

October 25th, 2018|4 Comments

How to Save $1,000 in a Month

Do you have a thousand dollars saved? According to statistics, a huge amount of people in America don’t. It may seem nearly impossible, but I promise you it isn’t. With the right mindset and taking the proper steps, you can get to a place where you don’t have to worry about money anymore. It doesn’t matter how much you’re [...]

October 23rd, 2018|12 Comments

How to End the Paycheck to Paycheck Cycle for Good

Living paycheck to paycheck isn’t a fun way to go about living. I remember when I was driving 35 minutes one way to make minimum wage at a part time job. Even though I was still living with my parents at the time and didn’t have many bills, it was nearly impossible to save any money. Maybe you’re stuck [...]

October 18th, 2018|6 Comments

Why You Should Buy Used Things as Much as Possible

If you’re around a TV or on the internet for a few minutes, you’ll notice something. Companies are putting a lot of effort into trying to get you to buy new things. Even on the kid’s channels, the commercials are designed to program your kids into materialist robots who have to buy the latest and greatest thing as soon [...]

October 16th, 2018|14 Comments

What Sells on eBay: September 2018

Welcome to the new, What Sells on eBay series! I'll be sharing everything that sold in my eBay store over the past month and how much money I made from it. I figured I would take my readers along with me on my trash panda journeys and show what I scavenge and successfully sell. You'll notice that I sell [...]

October 9th, 2018|10 Comments

Why the World Needs More Bloggers

Soon after I started blogging about money, I realized something. I’m not the only one doing this (understatement of the year). There are thousands of people out there writing about money and sharing their tips on how to become wealthy. Due to this fact, I often wondered if there was any point to me doing this since it’s so [...]

October 8th, 2018|12 Comments