What to Do with Gifts You Don’t Want

Published on Dec 30 2013 // Shopping
Unless you very explicitly told people what you’d like for Christmas gifts AND those you told listened to you and bought what’s on your list, chances are you’ve end up with a few presents you didn’t want.  If that happened to you this holiday season, don’t worry.  There...

Two New Places to Sell Your “Stuff” and Get Better Results

Published on Jul 29 2013 // Earning Money
So, you’ve got a house full of stuff, and you could use some extra money.  Yeah, me, too. You’re probably aware of the traditional ways to sell your items–place a for sale ad in the paper (does anyone do this anymore?), have a garage sale, list on Craigslist or list on eBay. I’ve...

How to Prep for a Garage Sale

Published on May 08 2013 // How To Guide
When in the process of paying off debt, you’ll find that you’ll do pretty much anything to try and make more money to pay off that debt a lot faster. Let’s face it—being poor sucks, and watching your hard-earned money go toward debt repayments is a total downer. For this reason, garage sales...

Saving money by Barter: Is the art of bartering gone?

Published on Mar 21 2013 // Personal Finance
There are countless articles on ways to save money or spend less money, and how to do that using coupons or other tactics. But what about the artful skill of bartering? Exchanging your services in return for a colleague’s services. Would you be offended if someone offered to barter with you? Or would...

Start The New Year Right–Declutter and Make Money Selling Books & Electronics

Published on Dec 17 2012 // How To Guide
Start The New Year Right–Declutter and Make Money Selling Books & Electronics
The typical New Year’s resolutions are to lose weight and improve health.  However, many of us also start the new year with a spending hangover from the holidays.  If you would like to start the new year with some extra cash and an organized, de-cluttered home, why not sell or trade in some of...

Get the Most Out of Selling Old Furniture

Published on Sep 27 2012 // Savings
Selling your old furniture, whether you choose to do it online through a classified advertisement in the newspaper or on a site like Craigslist or eBay, is an excellent way to bring in some extra cash and clear up some extra space at home in the process. However, there are some things you need to consider...

Buying a Used Car Seat – Is It Worth It?

Published on Apr 20 2012 // Cost of Living
Buying a Used Car Seat – Is It Worth It?
When it comes to getting ready for baby, many expensive costs can be avoided by buying used. However, there are a few items that you want to be careful purchasing when buying used for baby. One is the car seat. The History Behind the Car Seat It is illegal to sell a car seat that has been in a collision....

Save Money Buying on Craigslist By Being a Better Buyer

Published on Mar 16 2012 // How To Guide, Shopping
Save Money Buying on Craigslist By Being a Better Buyer
When it comes to buying used items, Craigslist is a wonderful resource. Erika recently just wrote a great article on how to sell items on Craigslist. Being a frequent seller on Craigslist, I am always amazed at how ridiculous potential buyers can be. So here is a how-to for all Craigslist potential buyers....

How to Save Money on your Move

Published on Feb 09 2012 // Housing Market, How To Guide, Savings
How to Save Money on your Move
After more than a year of living in a shack, my husband and I will be moving. This will be the third time in three years–and hopefully the last for a very long time. Every time I move, I vow it will be the last time I do it without hiring movers. And then I found out the cost of hiring movers....

How to create a good Craigslist ad and sell your stuff

Published on Feb 02 2012 // How To Guide, Popular
How to create a good Craigslist ad and sell your stuff
My husband and I are moving and we’ve been scouring Craigslist ads to buy our furniture. We currently live in a shack and are upgrading to a two-bedroom townhome, so we need items to fill up the space, but we’re still two newlyweds on a budget that don’t have a lot of money to splurge on high-end...

10 Ways to Help You Say Goodbye to Credit Card Debt

Published on Dec 22 2011 // Debt
Credit card debt is easy to get into and difficult to get out of. Credit cards make it easy to spend more than you have; purchase items you don’t really need, and can give you a false sense of financial security. Many of us carry credit cards in fact according to the Survey of Consumer Payment Choice,...

The Best Credit Cards For Job Seekers

Published on Aug 26 2011 // Banking, Credit Card Reviews, Credit Cards
The Best Credit Cards For Job Seekers
It might not be the first big thought that enters a job seeker’s mind, when checking out employment ads and scoping around websites such as Monster or Craigslist. But credit cards can come as a great boon when searching for work. If you measure the other factors involved- travel costs, a spanking new...

AOL Cuts Jobs – How to Make Money While Out of Work!

Published on Mar 11 2011 // Savings, Shopping
Apparently AOL isn’t doing so well with all those free-online-minutes CDs. The Internet giant just announced that it’s laying off several hundred employees. The company now has fewer than 5,000 employees and the unemployment rate just got an ugly boost. Housecleaning and snow shoveling have...
Subscribe to our RSS Feed! Follow us on Facebook! Follow us on Twitter! Visit our LinkedIn Profile! Visit the Everything Finance Youtube Channel! Visit our Google+ Profile!