If I have to name one frugal fail this year – this trip would have been it. We tried to save money and trading it with our time. Have you ever tried to plan an international trip for 7 people from different parts of the country? Let me tell you…it is not fun. Everybody wanted… Read more
I am so excited to write this blog post because I finally made some moola after one long year. If you’re new to my blog, I’ve mentioned a few times that I have been blogging on and off for over a year now. But it was mostly off – probably 8 months or even longer…. Read more
I cannot believe how easy it was for me to earn my first $25 blogging! I know it is not much, but it’s my first time making any real money with this blog. The best part was that it took me less than 5 minutes and you can do it too. You don’t need anyone… Read more
You look at my blog name and you might think, “Should I be taking advice from someone with a blog name fundkeylife?” What kind of blog name is this? Are you pulling your hair out trying to come up with a blog name that you like and is still available? I’ve been there! The whole… Read more
Imagine what you can do with that extra $5000 by eliminating some of the non-essential things in your life. Imagine if you didn’t spend it, but instead invest it. Imagine if you do this every year for 10 years. Want to learn how to turn that $5,000 into $87,000? Invest in index funds.
As I was writing my last blog post, 8 Steps on How to Prepare for a Layoff, I thought to myself, “what would my next step be if they were to hand me the pink slip tomorrow?” The first thing on the list is easy. I would sleep for a week and then take at… Read more
Every year my company goes on a hiring spree during peak season, only to get rid of them later when it slows down. But instead of getting rid of the contractors, they replace the regular employees with some of the newer, faster contractors. A lot of my coworkers are worried that they will be next. … Read more