$15,396 in January Income – My Monthly Online Income Report

$15,396 January Income – My Monthly Online Income Report

Welcome to January’s online income report where I show you how I make money online. It’s time to look at my monthly income update and track my progress once again.

Background information on my monthly income reports.

If you are new here, you might be wondering why I publish my income reports each month.

This all started out as my side income report because in the beginning it was all about the money I was earning from my side jobs. In my side income reports from the beginning, I included all of the income I made except for what I made at my day job (that was a fixed amount and boring anyways).

However, in the beginning of September of 2013, I turned in my notice and my last day at my day job was in October of 2013.

Now, my monthly income report consists of the many different ways I bring in an income each month. [Read more…]

Use Izea To Make Money Blogging And $500 Cash Giveaway

Use Izea To Make Money Blogging And $500 Cash GiveawayHere on Making Sense of Cents, I talk about making extra money a lot. I mean, just take a look at some of my posts below:

I am all about extra income because I believe that making a side income can change your life. It can help you pay down your debt, it can help you stop living pay check to paycheck, and it can help you save for the things that you have always wanted, such as a fun vacation for your family.

Today, I am going to discuss a way to make extra money that pretty much anyone can do. If you have a Facebook account, a blog, a Twitter account, an Instagram account, or something else, you could be using your social media accounts to make some extra money. [Read more…]

10 Ways To Make Money Online From The Comfort of Your Home

10 Ways To Make Money At Home Online - Make Side MoneyAre you interested in learning how to make money online? In this post I will show you 10 different ways to make money online that YOU may be able to do.

There are many legitimate online careers out there where you can earn a full-time living or at least some side income.

Like I say in every one of my monthly online income reports, I love being able to earn a living online. In addition to the fact that you can actually make money online, other positives include that you can be location independent, your business expenses most likely are going to be low, and you can work from home!

Today I am going to show you how to make side money or a full-time income with the 10 different ways to make money online below. [Read more…]

14 Popular Posts in 2014 on Making Sense of Cents

14 Popular Posts in 2014 on Making Sense of Cents Home Office PictureIt’s the last day of 2014! Today, I am wrapping up the year and bringing you the best posts in 2014 all in a perfect package just for you readers. I know, I know, I am too nice!

I hope all of you have a great time celebrating the new year. Stay safe tonight.


Frugality Related 

Living In A 200 Square Foot Tiny House – Could You Do It? – Tiny homes have been very popular lately. I love looking at them, but I don’t think I could ever live in one. Another post related to this is I Live in a 175 Square Foot Tiny Home – Sailboat Living.

7 Things I Won’t Cut From Our Budget To Save For a Down Payment – I will do some things in order to save more money, but there are other things I will not do unless I absolutely need to. Life is meant to be enjoyed as well!

How To Save 50% Or More Of Your Income – With over 9,000 pins on Pinterest, this was definitely one of my most popular posts on Pinterest this year. There are several ways to lower your budget so that you can save 50% or more of your income. This can be a great thing to do as you will most likely have less money-related stress. Who doesn’t want that?!

Frugality And Ethics – When Is It Stealing? – I don’t think there is anything wrong with saving money and I am frugal myself, but when does saving money turn into theft?


College Related

How I Graduated From College In 2.5 Years With 2 Degrees AND Saved $37,500 – I was able to shave a few semesters off my college degree and a lot of money was saved because of this. In this post, I talk about the many ways that you may be able to graduate early and get a head start on your career.

Should I Ruin My Retirement By Helping My Child Through College? – This is a topic that many people have mixed feelings about. For me, I don’t think a parent should ever risk their retirement in order to help a child through college. However, if you are on track, then do whatever you want, of course. Just remember there are loans for college, there are not loans for retirement though.


Ways You May Be Wasting Money

Reasons You’re Still In Debt – If you are in debt, then you need to read this post. There are many common reasons for why a person might be in debt, so lets stop this vicious revolving cycle today.

The Worst Money Advice I’ve Ever Heard – I’ve heard a lot of really bad money advice over the years. One of the bad advice givers in this post is someone who recommends that others take out student loans to pay for vacations, time shares, and more. AHHH!

When Being Cheap Backfires – My Hotel Mistake – Earlier this year, I tried to save money on a vacation by staying at a cheap hotel. That backfired because the hotel had blood stains, an awful smell, and more… This then led to another post – 6 Ways Being Cheap Can Cost You Money.

Should You Get a Prenup? – There are many situations out there that call for a prenup. You never know what may happen in the future, and you may actually be putting your family’s investments at risk in some situations.


Extra Income and Career Related

Ways To Make Pennies, Hundreds or Thousands A Month By Blogging – There are many ways to make money blogging. You can place advertisements on your blog in the form of sponsored posts, review affiliate products, form partnerships with brands, and more.

10 Things I’ve Done To Make Extra Money – I’ve done many things in order to make extra money. Like I always say, if you want to get ahead in life and reach your financial goals a little bit more quickly, making extra money can really help you do that.

How I Make Working From Home Work For Me – Whether we’re talking about working from home for yourself, or working from home for others, those who work from the comfort of their home usually experience similar problems and situations. Also, October of 2014 marked one year since I quit my day job!

Would You Rather Work For Less Money Or More Money? - This question isn’t as easy as I made the title sound. Would you rather follow your passion if it meant you were going to make less money? Or would you rather work in a position that you really hated so that you can earn more money?