10 Crafty Ways to Make $600

[Editor's note: I know what it's like to be a struggling craftypreneur with big dreams of taking a long distance business seminar. That dream can become an attainable goal. Heather Mann from DollarStoreCrafts.com shares ten ways to earn extra cash. Whether you are saving for her business cruise, a new computer, or glossy-coated business cards, many of these ideas will help! - Kathy]    ...more

So true! You definitely don't want to list anything for less than $5 - not worth the work!more

WIC is not Welfare

Do you WIC? WIC stands for Women, Infants and Children, and is a government program that provides grants to state-run programs that provide healthy food vouchers for many pregnant and nursing women, their babies, and children up to age 5. WIC programs also provide nutritional education and counseling for participants. There are some income requirements to be accepted to the program (185% below the poverty line - in other words, above the poverty line), but WIC is not welfare....more

Just Say No to Spec Work

I recently received an email request. This is not the first of such requests I’ve received, nor will it be the last. Perhaps you received the same request (or have received a similar one in the past). This request asked me for a spec article to be published in a print magazine. Spec in this case means working for free for little or no benefit to myself or my website....more