This weekend, I had a small plumbing issue that needed attention. People often pay $100 just for a plumber to walk in the door. I was able to fix my own leaky shower head and save the money. I recorded a “how to” video of the repair. I hope you enjoy it!
We’ve all been there. The car breaks down, or the oven goes out and your first thought is…“Great, how am I going to pay for that?” Own a car or home long enough and you will need to make repairs. The average car repair starts at $300 while house repairs can start at a few hundred dollars and quickly climb into the thousands. If you find yourself in a pinch and need cash in a hurry, there are various things you can do to get money you need quickly.
Many parents shield their children from their personal finances, which can make sense for many families. However, kids will become adults sometime and will have to learn about money sometime. As schools teach almost nothing about personal finance, those lessons should come from parents. But should a high school student start managing their own money?
This week we turn around the tables and I am the one getting interviewed! Welcome guest host Jeff Fruhwirth as he interviews me about topics I am passioniate about including how I got started blogging, the name change to Personal Profitability, how to get started freelancing, how to start travel hacking, and a secret glimpse […]
I was recently talking to a friend about her finances, and she told me her biggest worry is trying to get ahead. With bills, rising rent, and increasing costs at the grocery store, it can seem like a big challenge to build yourself a solid financial future.
I just returned home from an amazing two weeks traveling across Spain and the Iberian Peninsula. Traveling the world is my very favorite hobby, and I wanted to share with you all both what we did and how much it cost for this big overseas vacation.
This week I am thrilled to bring on guest Kathleen Celmins, owner of Frugal Portland, For Profit Blogging, personal finance influencer, and partner at several other big online properties.
6 years ago in 2009, I was staring down what I considered a mountain of debt. Between credit cards, a car loan and student loans, I owed more money than I was going to make (before taxes) for the next 2 years. I wanted to get out of debt, and knew that there was no time like the present. It was time to start cutting expenses.
Hello Personal Profitability readers, I hope everyone had a great Easter or Passover this weekend if you were celebrating, or just enjoyed the weekend if you were not. I had an amazing March, and worked harder than ever before. Let’s see how the cookie crumbled.
In this episode of the Personal Profitability Podcast, we welcome guest Jeffrey Trull, an online writer who started his career with an engineering education, got a non-profit job, left to freelance full time, and recent went back to a full time employer. Get his entire story, filled with lots of useful information, in this week’s […]