Should I close my unused credit card accounts?

Somehow I’ve ended up with eight different credit cards. EIGHT! How did this happen? Well, I know exactly how it happened. Ten years ago my dream was to be a world traveler, and I decided having a travel rewards credit card was a good way to do it. And I was right. I racked upContinue reading “Should I close my unused credit card accounts?”

How I paid off $4,500 of debt in just two months

You’re not going to like the answer. As a person who has been pursuing passive income and side jobs for the last couple of years, I’ve found a lot of unrealistic information out there. There are plenty of tutorials on how to make a 6 figure salary through blogging or how to get rich withContinue reading “How I paid off $4,500 of debt in just two months”

Have you considered freelancing?

If you’re looking to make a little extra money on the side, you might consider which skills you have that you can offer through websites like Fiverr and Upwork. For instance, with my degree in English, I can offer editing, proofreading, writing, and tutoring jobs. I decided to set up an account on both websitesContinue reading “Have you considered freelancing?”

My Favorite Online Side Gig

I’ve tried a lot of different ways to make money on the side, and to be honest, not many of them are worth the effort. The best one I’ve seen so far is website testing through companies like UserTesting. I make on average about $30 – $50 dollars a week. That’s pretty good for aContinue reading “My Favorite Online Side Gig”

Can you really make money filling out surveys?

The short answer is yes. The long answer is it’s not worth the time. I’ve been exploring various ways to make money on the side, and I decided to give the surveys another chance. I had tried them in the past, but quickly gave up because the task was so tedious and not worth theContinue reading “Can you really make money filling out surveys?”

My Biggest Blogging Mistakes

If you’re like me, a person pursuing side gigs and passive income, you’ve probably considered blogging. There is a plethora of videos and tutorials on how to have a successful blog and make a six figure salary doing it. Well, I am not one of those success stories, and there are a number of reasonsContinue reading “My Biggest Blogging Mistakes”

Is it tacky to talk about money?

I’ve been told all my life that it’s tacky and impolite to talk about money, but if I don’t how am I supposed to know if I’m getting ripped off on bills or taken advantage of by credit card companies? Seeing as how everything’s on fire anyways, I’m going to throw etiquette out the windowContinue reading “Is it tacky to talk about money?”