Posts filed under: Smart Money

  • Your long term success depends on changing your mindset from the one that got you into debt, to the best mindset to keep you out of it once and for all...

How to Build the Best Mindset to Pay Off Your Debts

Finding the best mindset to challenge your spending and your debt can take a bit of effort but it’s definitely worth it. Living in a society where credit is easy to get and we’re encouraged to buy more to be more…...
  • three simple ways to stay positive on a tight budget

3 Simple Ways to Stay Positive on a Tight Budget

A tight budget and single parenting go pretty much hand in hand. At least in my experience they do. But, that’s probably true of any household that lives on a single wage. It’s easy to start feeling down about yourself,...

Blog Income Report – July 2016

Welcome to the latest blog traffic and income report for Smart Money, Simple Life; where you’ll learn about my efforts to create a semi-passive income via a self-hosted blog. Whether you’re old or young, blogging is a great way to build a side...
  • shopping around for savings on regular payments

Shopping Around For Savings on Regular Payments

All of us spend money every day. This doesn’t mean that you actually pull cash out of your wallet or swipe a card. We’re talking about purchases that ooze out of your bank account all the time. These are the...
  • What if money was no object? What would you do? What COULD you do? Can you live the life you want and still pay the bills? Yes!

What Could You Do if Money was No Object?

Have you ever wondered what your life would be like if money was no object? What would you do? What could you do? When was the last time you asked yourself those questions? Sometimes, there’s an event or a sudden...
  • Blog income and traffic report. Making extra money with a self-hosted blog.

Blog Income Report – May & June 2016

Welcome to the latest blog income and traffic report for Smart Money, Simple Life; where you’ll learn about my efforts making extra money via a self hosted blog. Unfortunately, this blog as been in a bit of a holding pattern for the last...
  • Get your Etsy store off to a great with this step by step guide from the owner of a top of category Esty store.

How To Get Your Etsy Shop Off To A Great Start

When I started my Etsy shop, way back in December 2013, I had no idea what I was doing. I’d been selling on eBay for over 10 years and was used to their format, the slightly warped logic of their best...
  • Save money on food by making the most of your grocery dollar

How to Make the Most of Your Grocery Dollar

Making the most of your grocery dollar is not just about buying as much as you can, but buying the most nutritious food that you can. Depending on your location that can be a tough ask. Too often the foods...
  • Side Hustle Success | How to stay sweet with the tax man. If you're creating an income with a side hustle, here are some general rules you should follow.

Side Hustle Income: How to stay sweet with the tax man

It’s tax time in my neck of the woods and that means keeping sweet with the tax man. That’s easy enough to do if you’re getting a pay cheque from your employer because they handle all your tax payments. Generally...
  • Rainy Day Fund | $1000 can seem like a lot of money. Break it down and it's a lot less daunting. $3 a day = $1000+ per year. Grab a jar and start saving!

10 Easy Ways to Save $1000 For Your Rainy Day Fund

Everyone needs a rainy day fund. A rainy day fund isn’t an planning-for-the-apocalypse type emergency fund. Although, we all need to be working on one of those, too. A rainy day fund is for less catastrophic circumstances. For instance, an...