Craigslist has been part of American culture for over 25 years. You'd be hard pressed to find an American who hasn't heard of it. If you've never used Craigslist, you may be wondering if you should sell items on Craigslist and if it is safe to do so. Rest assured, the majority of people that use it haven't had any problems. With appropriate precautions and knowledge, you, … [Read more...] about Should You Sell Items on Craigslist?
Have you ever bought a new laptop and have no idea what to do with your old one? Same. I was in this exact situation recently. I didn't want to just toss my old laptop if there was a potential way to make money from it or put it to use somehow. That's why I did some heavy research to find the best ways on how to make money off your old laptop which is our focus in this article! … [Read more...] about How To Make Money Off Your Old Laptop
Hi All, There is lots of good information available regarding tips for economizing your budget, but relatively less information about how saving fits into your overall strategy for your personal finance. Saving is in fact, rather passé today. Most Americans do not maintain a large cushion of savings. This is a shame, as saving can have a huge impact on your wealth. 1) … [Read more...] about A Savings Plan Can Help You Build Wealth
Welcome into March DINKS. It’s time for the snow to stop and the sun to start shining. It’s also time for spring cleaning. Every year around this time people start to clean out their closets, their cupboards, their drawers, and their shelves. Very often we see posts from financial bloggers about making extra money by selling our stuff and getting rid of our unwanted items. … [Read more...] about Spring Cleaning: What to Sell, What to Donate, and What to Throw Away
Looking for ways to make some extra money? We thought it would be fun to share some things we've done to make extra money on the side. We've continually updated this posting, so its way more than 9 ways, we just don't want to change the graphic. 1) Invest For Income: For a while we DINKs held stock in Exxon Mobile and Johnson Controls through a dividend reinvestment … [Read more...] about Nine Ways to Make Extra Money (Updated for 2021)
Good Morning!In keeping with our theme of frugal travel week, I'm doing a quick posting on a topic many people don't think about: airline miles. Have you ever had a ton of airlines miles, but haven't been sure about what to do with them?Well, - it turns out that airline miles are a commodity like any other. This means you can sell them! If you're interested in paying for … [Read more...] about Sell Your Frequent Flyer Miles
Hi All, - feel free to check out this add on craigslist. Its making the rounds on the message boards and even has a Reuters story about it.THIS APPEARED ON CRAIG'S LISTWhat am I doing wrong?Okay, I'm tired of beating around the bush. I'm a beautiful (spectacularly beautiful) 25 year old girl. I'm articulate and classy. I'm not from New York . I'm looking to get married to a … [Read more...] about Check Out this Craigslists Golddigger
So we are all know to run the other way when we get a message from Nigeria claiming that there are millions just waiting for us to lay claim to. It is also important to keep in mind that you can get scammed closer to home.I met a guy the other night who got scammed by someone on Craigs List. The scammer got this guy to cash a (bogus) check for more than the value of what he … [Read more...] about Don’t Get Scammed!
A few weeks back, I wrote a rather scathing review of Loral Langemeier's book, The Millionaire Maker. Since then, the book has been hanging around on my shelf while we decided what to do with it. A couple of days ago, I grabbed it and started leafing through it.In retrospect, perhaps I'd been overly harsh in my evaluation of Langmeier. After re-reading some of her book I was … [Read more...] about Rethinking Loral Langemeier
Here is an interesting video from the Craigslist money forums. Its a 40 minute clip on the history of money and workings of the federal reserve system. The film is highly critical of the federal reserve, so I would take its conclusions with a BIG grain of salt. That said, it does have a concise summary of the history of money and how the Fed controls the Americas supply of … [Read more...] about Money, Banking and the Federal Reserve