Michelle Schroeder

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Is A Credit Card Emergency Fund A Smart Idea?

There's a growing number of people who are looking to their credit card as their emergency fund. Some are doing it by choice, and others are forced …

Personal Finance

How To Get Your Boss To Let You Work From Home

On my blog, I often talk about finding work from home jobs.<p>What about if you already enjoy your current job, but wish you could do it all from …

How I Made $113,235 In July 2018 Blogging

Welcome to July 2018's business income report where I show you how I made money online last month. It's time to look at this month's update and see …

Marketing

When was the last time you did something that scared you?

I'd be lying to you if I said that our new sailing adventure didn't scare me.We are currently around three months into our new boat life. We are very …

Motivation

The exact template that helped my site earn $95,000 in affiliate income last year

<i>Hello! I have a great guest post from Mike Pearson. He is very knowledgeable when it comes to SEO and used his expertise to earn $95,000 as an Amazon</i> …

Stretching

11 Real Ways To Make Money Before The Holidays

After reading the title of this, I know what you’re thinking – but, it's August! But, now is a great time to start preparing for the holidays, …

Personal Finance

Cosigning a Mortgage - Are You Wrecking Your Finances By Helping A Friend?

One of the worst financial mistakes a person can make is cosigning for another person.Okay, before you think I'm a heartless person, just hear me …

Personal Finance

10 Easy Instapot Recipes – My New Favorite Gadget!

My 10 Budget Recipes roundup proved to be popular, so I'm back at it again with <b>10 Easy Instapot Recipes</b>.As you can probably guess, I finally …

Cooking

7 Health Care Sharing Ministries: Why One of Them Might Be Right for You

<i>7 Health Care Sharing Ministries: Why One of Them Might Be Right for You is a guest post from Jacquelyn Pica.</i><p>Health care is one of the most hotly …

Health Care

4 Reasons To Ditch Your Car And Walk More

As I recently said in Welcome To Paradise – We’re Living On A Sailboat!, we no longer have our Jeep. Since we are preparing to cruise and will be …

Walking

How This 34 Year Old Owns 7 Rental Homes

My monthly Extraordinary Lives series is something that I'm really loving, and I’m back with another great interview. First up was JP Livingston, who …

Real Estate

Should You Pay Off Debt Or Invest? Which One Is Best For You?

<b>Should you pay off debt or invest?</b> This is a common question I receive, and it is a difficult one to answer because every situation is different.You …

Personal Finance

8 Steps I Took To Save $200,000 By Age 27

<i>Today, I want to introduce you to Sean. He is a financial analyst by day and money blogger by night. He saved over $200,000 by age 27 and plans to</i> …

Personal Finance

Want To Live Your Best Life? It Starts With Saving

Let’s get this out of the way first – saving your money is one of the best things you can do for yourself. And, the financial security that comes …

Personal Finance

How to Monetize a Blog Easily with NING

<i>The following is a sponsored post from Ning.com.</i><p>There are more and more people who realize the benefits of making money online. This is why blogging …

Web Design

How I Made $136,807 In May 2018 Blogging + Tips For The Summer Blogging Slump

Welcome to May 2018's business income report where I show you how I made money online last month. It's time to look at this month's update and see …

Is too much house making you house poor?

I keep hearing stories from people who, after buying their first home, become immediately overwhelmed by the financial toll of homeownership, …

4 Mindsets That Will Rob You Of Your Dream Life

Are you your own worst enemy?Recently, I read a discussion in which people were talking about the ways they hold themselves back and cause themselves …

How I Started Earning $3,600 a Month As A Pinterest Assistant After Just 6 Months

<b>Hello! Today, I have a great extra income story to share from my friend Kristin. Enjoy!</b>Hi, I’m Kristin! I created Believe In A Budget in January 2015 …

How To Find Customers For Your Business - Creative Ways To Find Clients

When it comes to side hustling, one of the top questions I receive is about <b>how to find customers</b>. Of course, depending on your side hustle, the …

4 Things You Need to Start a Subscription Box Business

<i>The following is a sponsored post.</i>Subscription boxes are everywhere. From Birchbox to Blue Apron, Loot Crate and FitFabFun, it seems like there’s a …

How This Couple Retired at 38 and 41

My monthly Extraordinary Lives series is something that I'm really enjoying doing. First up was JP Livingston, who retired with a net worth over …

29 Money And Life Lessons I’ve Learned

I always think it’s a good idea to reflect on any life and money lessons you’ve learned throughout the years. While it helps me see what mistakes I …

Editing And Writing Strategies That Will Take Your Content To The Next Level

Hi, I’m Ariel, and for the past two years I have been editing nearly all of the new content on <i>Making Sense of Cents</i>. Along with editing this blog, I …

The 4 Best Tools to Keep You Safe in Retirement

<i>The following is a sponsored post.</i>Retirement is the most complicated time in your life, financially. That’s driven by many factors, including: (1) …

Time Management Tips - 15 Tricks To Get More Done In Less Time

Looking for <b>time management tips</b>?You're not alone.I've been able to reach a lot of my goals due to my time management skills. People have wondered how …

37 Crazy and Creative Strategies To Pay Off Debt From Real People

As you know, learning to pay off your debt is one of the best ways to reach financial independence. And, there are some crazy and creative <b>strategies</b> …

10 Delicious Summer Lunch Ideas - Summer Meals You Need To Make!

Summer is right around the corner, which means it’s time for warmer weather, more outdoor activities, farmers markets, picnics, and more! When it’s …

How To Make $2000+ Per Month Hosting Your Pad On Airbnb

Do you enjoy meeting people from around the world?<p>Do you want to make extra money with relatively little work?<p>If so, I recommend hosting your space …

How To Save Money On Online Purchases + $100 Giveaway

A simple trick I use to save extra money is using <b>Ebates</b>. Ebates gives cash back (yes, basically free money) for shopping online.<p>Ebates is the largest …