Have Fun While Earning Extra Income!

Would you like to find a fun way to pad your wallet a bit in these tough economic times? If so, then check out these fun opportunities to earn some extra dough:...more

Make Money Off Intellectual Property

Is it possible to make money off of your intellectual property? And, what constitutes intellectual property anyway? Here's the Everyday Minimalist's approach to explaining and enjoying the fruits of your own IP. ...more

Your Daily Reading: “Living Wide Awake™” Letting Go For Forward Movement 6-13-12

Financial decisions pose questions about values.Determine what and where you want your material stability to be, by making plans for your income and investments.Letting go for forward movement is an important feature today.This personal decision may seem to be a struggle, however with perseverance and action, a resolution is achieved.Opposing Energies: Anxiety, obsession, worry.Wide Awake Words™ for today: Objectivity, clarity, stability....more

The Haves and Have-Nots

Monday was my regular day off from work. Among the errands I had that day was dropping off a couple bags of books and videos at the Goodwill store in my neighborhood. That same afternoon, I headed down to my wireless carrier and finally got an upgrade for my iPhone. Moving up to the 3GS for free left me feeling pretty good about my choice. I didn't have a compelling reason to invest in the just-released 4S, which came with a hefty price tag and quite a bit more cultural cachet. ...more
@Sofia Michaels Thanks for your comment. I sit here and wring my hands even as I hope retailers ...more

In Search of Money

  Have you ever dreamt about what you would do with $1 Million if it happened to plop down into your lap unexpectedly? Or have you ever wished that a long, lost rich uncle dies and leaves you his entire $5 Million estate? We've all had a money fantasy like that. Unfortunately, for most of us windfalls like this are not a reality....more
Great blog! I think a lot of people entertain the $1-million dollar question you asked and have ...more

What "The Apprentice" Taught Me About Money Management

This week I finally caught the premiere episode of the new season of The Apprentice.  The show was an absolute thrill ride! I think I'm going to try to watch this season regularly...I especially like how this season is focusing on second chances for people who have been struggling due to the economy.   From hearing the personal stories of the contestants and watching the struggles of the team challenge, I found some life lessons and inspiration for my financial journey.  Here's what I learned:  All good things may come to an end.  ...more

How to Get Published: Bring In New Freelance Writing Projects in Hard Times

Don't allow yourself to get discouraged when business is slow. It just means that you have to hustle more. The more you hustle, the more you'll be rewarded, even if the rewards are not immediate. And those pitches that were rejected, or those proposals that were turned down? It's nothing personal. Rather, it's bad timing. Or a not-quite-right fit. Or a too-small budget. Or any number of other things. Be relentless, and the work will start picking up again. Allow yourself to wallow, and the few opportunities that are actually out there will pass you by. ...more
Thank you for the suggestions!  I'm a lawyer in real life but I also write a humor blog.  My ...more

Make Room For You

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How to Prevent Scope Creep from Ruining Your Projects

There is the old adage that two things are certain in life, “Death and Taxes.” With business you can also add Scope Creep. Every business has experienced it, some more dramatically than others. It is one of those gremlins that attaches to projects and wreaks havoc with proposals and client relationships.Read more here: http://www.websuccessteam.com/WSTblog/?p=2010...more