Posts filed under: Smart Money

  • 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!
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.
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.
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
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.
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!
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...
  • Smart money secrets from the great depression. Skills and knowledge that will help you save money and be more self-reliant today.
Smart Money Secrets from the Great Depression It’s easy to be lulled into believing we live in a time of great (and increasing) prosperity. And, on the surface we do appear to be living easier, more comfortable lives than our...
  • Legitimate ways to make extra money! Your side hustle success starts here. 21 painless ways to make extra money.
Frugal living is a great way to cut your cost of living but lowering your expenses is just one aspect of a healthy balance sheet and budget. Sometimes, you also need to make extra money. The other column on your...
Pinterest. Once you discover its delights, it quickly becomes a big part of your online world. I spend a lot of my time on Pinterest. Partly for my blog but also to learn about the topics that interest me both professionally...
  • 5 quick tips to eat healthy, plus save time and money
Eating healthy on a budget doesn’t have to be complicated. There are five basic steps that will ensure you avoid the drive through and keep more dollars in your pocket. Each and every week. And the best bit is, they...