Side Hustles

The Time I Sold A Blog To Pay Off Mortgage And Didn’t


In December 2007 things felt gloomy. The economy was rocky and if you looked around closely enough signs of an impending slow-down were there. No one can predict the exact moment when the balloon will burst, but the sense of foreboding was palpable. I sat down at my laptop one night, while trying to help my son fall asleep, and …

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Taking a Part-Time Job To Pay Off Debt


Over the last few months our family has been operating a little like Congress – that is, we have been spending more than we earn.  It’s time to clean this up with some income from a part-time job. We had a few unfortunate medical mishaps which added insult to literal injury, depleting a good bit of our emergency fund and …

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My First Six Months As An Amazon FBA Seller

One particular side hustle has intrigued me for some time – selling on Amazon.  I’ve dabbled with eBay and Amazon over the years and enjoyed some mild success with both. Now that I find myself with some debt to work off I thought I would experiment with Amazon’s other model of selling – Fulfilled By Amazon or FBA. What is …

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