The Reason for Your Season

This is NOT a post about the holidays.

You’ll see a lot of blog posts around this time of year, talking about the true meaning of Christmas, or whatever holiday you happen to be celebrating. While I do thoroughly enjoy those type of holiday-themed posts, this is not one of them.

This blog post is more about you. The reason for your season. Whatever phase of life you happen to be in.

Whether you’re just starting out, recently graduated, making a career change, or settling into your groove.

If you’ve built a solid resume of specific experiences, or have bounced around as a Jack or Jane of all trades.

Or if you’re embracing a new phase in life, ready for retirement — whatever that specifically means for you. That may mean you want to slow things down, or it could also mean you’d like to be more active, traveling the country, or even the world.

And it could mean nothing is really changing work-wise. Just that you will now spend time doing the type of work that actually makes you smile.

Whatever season of life you are in at the moment –

What motivates you? What makes you tick?

It’s finding out your “why” —

 

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13 Lessons Classic Horror Movies Teach Us About Personal Finance

13 Finance Lessons Learned from Horror Movies

I grew up watching horror movies. Which is a bit comical, since I’m pretty much a big chicken.

No joke. If someone jumps out at me from around the corner yelling “Boo!”, I’m gone.

You’ll find me two miles down the road, without a thought of returning until the whole house has been purged of evil spirits.

I don’t know why I consented to watch all of these films. Maybe it was a sign of the times.

Because it seems like the 80’s was the decade of scary movies. Or that could just be my warped recollection.

But family fun night — let’s watch Friday the 13th!

Teenage sleepover — of course, Sleepaway Camp!

And for the annual Halloween party — well, I’d expect nothing less than gathering together to watch our favorite silent masked villain — no, not that one, the other one. Michael Myers, of course.

Watching horror movies was a legit rite of passage when I was a kid.

And it went hand-in-hand with checking under my bed, sleeping with the lights on, and asking my dad to check for monsters in the closet.

And yes, as a full grown adult, I am still afraid of the dark.

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What You Need to Know About Poshmark — Real Review

 Make Money Selling Clothes with Poshmark
 Make Money Selling Clothes with Poshmark

Can You Make Money with Poshmark?

Who wouldn’t like to have a little extra cash these days? Whether through your favorite side hustle, a part-time job, passive income via investments or any other means. One way I’ve found to make some extra money is with Poshmark. In today’s post, a Poshmark review, I’ll show you how I use Poshmark to buy and sell used brand named items online.

I started using Poshmark about two years ago when my wife started selling guitars on eBay. After posting some brand name items like purses and shoes on eBay I came across Poshmark, an app that was designed for those specific items.

I had to check it out so I signed up from a friend’s sign up code and got a free $5. Then I started listing some of the same stuff I had listed on eBay along with clothes that didn’t fit me any longer. I could’ve taken those clothes to a clothing resale shop where I would probably make $2 on each garment, or sell it on Poshmark for 400% more.

Naturally, I chose the latter.

I never planned on purchasing anything on the app until I came across a listing that was a win-win for me. It was an adorable sweater that was worn once and only listed for $11. The referral credit I had at the time was enough to cover the purchase, so I went for it.

Why would I ever go to a clothing resale shop again when I could use Poshmark? Plus, it was an excellent way for me to make money with a hobby of mine.

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Side Hustles to Make Money Online

Side Hustles to Make Money Online
Side Hustles to Make Money Online

Side Hustles to Make Money Online

This next post was written by my friend and colleague Andrew, who blogs at Wealthy Nickel. It’s all about finding the right side hustles for you to actually make money online.

Because — let’s face it — not all side hustles are created equal. Just like we are all individual human beings, with strengths, weaknesses, likes and dislikes. A side hustle that I might detest could potentially be right up your alley, and vice versa.

That’s why finding the right side hustle idea for you is such a personal decision. Because you really want to find a side hustle that you can stick with for the long term, to actually make some money.

To find out more, read on and learn the details of 7 side hustles to make money online.

Not Your First Rodeo

If you’ve spent any time at all on the internet, I’m sure you’ve seen a hundred articles about how to make money online like:

  • 5,265 Easy Side Hustles to Make Money Online; or
  • 9 Creative Ways to Make $5,000 in 3 Days; or
  • How I Became a Blogging Millionaire Overnight in my Pajamas

Well, let me stop you right there.

This is not that article. I am not selling you a blogging course, or promising you will retire early by taking online surveys.

What you will get are some legitimate, solid ideas that you can use as a starting point to craft the perfect online side hustle strategy for you and your family – whether you’re looking for ways to make $500 a month or $5,000 if you’re willing to put the work in.

Making money online is a very personal topic for me, and one I spent a lot of time trying to figure out a few years ago.

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