10 Places To Find Free Entertainment

It's easy to spend a lot of money on entertainment. I know that I can quickly slip into spending on fun. However, there are so many places to find free entertainment. It really doesn't make sense to spend a lot when you can do so much for free! Here are our top ten places to places to find free entertainment: 1. Library I am a huge fan of my local library. Yes, it's a great place to borrow books for free. And yes, that's great free entertainment. But they also offer so much more. You can borrow Read more [...]

How to Calculate Break Even Point for Your Small Business

I'm currently taking a 12-week online business class for women entrepreneurs. Whether you have an Etsy shop, a blog, or another small business, it's helpful to learn some business basics. I've worked for myself for years, but returning to these basics reminds me of some key things that will help me improve my business. Right now we're working on calculating our break even point. It's hard! The formula is easy, actually. However, figuring out my own money choices is hard. And working through that Read more [...]

How To Get Free Appliances From the Government

Appliances are expensive. There's no two ways about it. From dishwashers to washing machines, they cost a lot to purchase. Plus, unfortunately, they aren't always durable. They need repairs and replacements more often than most of us can afford. So, that's why it's important to look for discounts and deals on appliances. And did you know that you might be able to get free appliances from the government? Who Qualifies to Get Free Appliances from the Government? Typically, when the government offers Read more [...]

The Apps I’ve Had to Delete to Save Money

There are a lot of great apps that you can put on your phone. I'm an iPhone user myself so it's easy to find tons of stuff in the App Store. Some are fun, some are productive, and some add a lot of convenience to my life. However, over time, I've had to delete quite a few apps. Why? They were wasting my money. Let me tell you more about it apps deleted to save money. The Apps Are Free But Using Them Isn't Let me start off by saying that I almost never pay for apps. There are enough great free Read more [...]

How To Legally Exit a Timeshare Contract

Timeshares sound like such an appealing idea. You basically get your own consistent vacation home in a destination that you love while paying a fraction of the price of having to own that home. However, timeshares are usually financially a bad idea. If you have one, then you might want to learn how to legally exit a timeshare contract. What Is a Timeshare? There are a variety of different types of timeshare contracts. However, basically, it's a part-time vacation home. You pay an upfront fee Read more [...]

I Like Inbox Dollars Even Though I Don’t Think It’s a Money Maker

You've probably heard of InboxDollars. It's a website / app that you can use to earn extra money. The idea is that you perform a variety of tasks, for which you get paid. I had used it briefly in the past then deleted it. Recently I decided to try it out again. I've come to the conclusion that there are certain things I like about it. Nevertheless, it's probably never going to provide good side hustle income for me. What is Inbox Dollars? It's an app where you sign up for free then you have the Read more [...]

How to Start A Cleaning Business

You already have a wide range of skills that can help you start a business. Sometimes you don't even realize it. However, think about all of the things that you do on a daily basis. Now, consider how you might do those for someone else for cash. For example, you could start a cleaning business. You already know how to clean. And there are plenty of people who would pay you to do it. So let's get started! Daydream Your Ideal Cleaning Business The first thing that you need to do to start a cleaning Read more [...]

My Experience as a Paid Online Mock Juror

Years ago I had a one-time gig as a mock juror. I went to a hotel's conference center for the day. If I recall correctly, I earned $50. However, times have changed since that. I recently signed up to be an online mock juror. For three hours of time at home, I earned $90. Let me tell you a little bit more about my experience. How To Get Paid to Be An Online Mock Juror I actually hadn't even realized until recently that this opportunity exists. However, I was browsing through a variety of "side Read more [...]

How To Become a Nike Product Tester

Have you ever wondered what it would take to become a Nike product tester? You might be surprised to learn that there's a really easy streamlined application process. What Does It Mean to Become a Nike Product Tester? As the name suggests, you can apply to test Nike products. What does this mean? It means that you sign up to receive products from the company. Then you wear or use them. After that, you complete a survey providing feedback to the company about the products. Note that you typically Read more [...]

San Francisco Cost of Living: Why I Stay

There are many problems with the COVID-19 pandemic. However, one silver lining for us San Francisco is that rent prices have finally started to go down. And yet, my friends and family remind me that what I think is "low rent" is still unrealistic for them. So why do I stay in San Francisco? San Franciscans Need 5 Minimum Wage Jobs to Rent a 2 Bedroom Apartment San Francisco is notorious for our high rent and housing costs. Therefore, news reports regularly provide different ways of understanding Read more [...]