So another year is upon us, and I am back with a few New Years resolutions, aside from the usual – eat better and exercise more, I have been thinking I need to get another side hustle happening to bring in the money. I was given an inheritance recently which has allowed me to upgrade […]
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So, I thought this image was a fairly good example of how most of us look in the last few days before payday (especially if you are paid monthly) and the first few days after the pay has come through. I think we have all been in the tins of beans for dinner situation, or […]
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Return and Earn So, NSW has brought in a 10 cent return for each can and small plastic bottle that you return. It doesn’t cover wine bottles or spirit bottles, mostly just the ones that get left everywhere and wash up on beaches all the time. And they have to be uncrushed and in good […]
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So, another Melbourne Cup has rolled around, this year, didn’t bet, didn’t watch the race and didn’t even consider the race as an option other than ‘oh yeah the cup is on today’. Literally can’t afford to waste the money on the bet, and really had other things on my mind today, like my son […]
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So, due to my recent redundancy from my full time design role, I am currently without an income. Which means plans to pay down my debts has been put on hold for a bit. Redundancy Now this is a hard one, a restructure of the company I was working for meant that my role was […]
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So, in the pursuit of the passive income I have been recommended to try out Etsy. I was one of the many who assumed it was still an arts and craft – handmade only website. Well, it still is that, but now offers instantly downloadable material. Posters, images, designs, music and all other kinds of […]
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Affiliate Programs I actually use! There are a multitude of affiliate programs out there, and countless millions of people trying to make money from them. I have covered off how I see them as not worth investing too much time in as the returns aren’t great. That being said, the ones I am working with […]
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Looks like the house has sold, so switching to a much smaller place for myself. Which of course means a much smaller mortgage to service. The sale does mean that I can clear credit card debts and push any extra that is left over to paying off the mortgage a little faster. Clearing those debts […]
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Okay, so at the end of the first milestone I set for myself, I can honestly say I hit about 70% of target. So no fresh new tunes for me as a reward! What went right, and what went wrong. To have made anything over and above my normal wage is a good thing. It […]
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Making yourself money the fiverr way seems counter-productive initially, even my first reaction was how do you make money? If you do something that only takes a few minutes, you can actually earn a decent level of money per hour. The drawback is when you start out that you can only offer a $5 gig, […]
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