Category Archive: Make extra money

Jan 06 2014

Budget In Review: Where did our money go in 2013?

Every year, I like to do a review of our finances. I think it helps to sort of check in and see how you’re doing financially and if you’re meeting your financial goals. Now that I have a couple of years’ worth of data collected, it made things a bit more interesting. For example, here …

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Dec 11 2013

2013: It was fun while it lasted

If there is one word I can use to describe 2013, it would be “blessed.” I am so incredibly happy with how this year has turned out. 2013 has definitely brought a major upswing in our lives, and I cannot wait for what 2014 has in store. A look back at our goals and how …

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Nov 18 2013

Make Extra Money: How I made $20,000+ in Side Hustle Income in 2013

Last Monday marked a milestone: I had earned more than $20,000 in side hustle income in 2013. To me, this was absolutely nuts. The whole idea of the side hustle income began in October 2011 with a garage sale. I was convinced that earning extra money was the way we were going to be able …

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Jun 04 2013

How we saved $7,000 in 2 months

At the end of March, Eric and I made a pact that we were going to start saving up for a house down payment. We have no real timeline right now about when we plan to buy a house–we just know that we want to be financially ready for whenever the opportunity arises. Considering three-bedroom …

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Jan 07 2013

How to afford a vacation when you’re broke

How could you afford a vacation if you’re so broke all the time? This was a question that I’m sure crossed the minds of many people when I told them Eric and I finally went on a honeymoon, two and a half years after getting married. I think it all comes down to what your …

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Sep 11 2012

Summer 2012 Edition: How I make extra money online

Haven’t done one of these in a while… Every month, I keep track of how much extra money I made through what I affectionately call “The Side Hustle.” I already met my 2012 goal by making $2,500 in side hustle income this year. I hope to double my goal, or make $5,000, by the end …

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