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Project Update: Considering Etsy

I’ll be the first to admit that I have never been much of a “crafty” person. I usually threw together various lego creations as a kid without glancing at the directions, shy away from household projects that I deem too “handy,” and occasionaly scoff at the vast network of scrapbooking that seems to have taken […]

Fighting Complacency: When Goals Aren't Enough

When I officially left the 9-5 workforce, I was pretty excited. Scared, mind you, but I felt like i had my bases well covered. Being recently married, one of my biggest concerns, health insurance, was now provided by my wife’s employer (regardless of what side you’re on in the insurance debate, let me just say […]

Conservative Expansion: Building Microbusinesses

In many of my pasts posts I’ve mentioned the idea of starting up a number of different microbusinesses in order to support myself. Now that I’m officially out of the 9-5 grind and working on a number of different projects, I’ve been presented with the unique opportunity to really go after it.  I originally did […]

Building an Income Hydra: A Guide to Income Diversification

Often times I find myself in a brainstorming session with my older brother. We typically discuss whatever happens to be on our mind at the time, such as politics, the ramifications of the oil rig explosion near Louisiana, and of course our future plans for entrepreneurship. Business ideas are tossed around, examined, and discarded. Some […]

Hobby as a Business Analysis: Beekeeping

When it comes to increasing your savings and working your way toward financial freedom, it all boils down to two unavoidable facts. If you’re currently not saving very much money (or you’re bathing in a sea of red ink on your own personal balance sheet), you either need to: Reduce Expenses Make More Money The […]