7 Easy Side Hustles to Make Money from Home

If you’ve spent any time at all on the internet, I’m sure you’ve seen a hundred articles about how to make money online like: 5,265 Easy Side Hustle Ideas to Make Money Online; or 9 Creative Ways to Make $5,000 in 3 Days; or How I Became a Blogging Millionaire Overnight in my Pajamas Well, let me stop you right there. This is not that article. I am not selling you a blogging course, or…

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Don’t Get Fooled by Work-From-Home Scams

There are a lot of office triggers I can’t stand. Like the fluorescent lighting, the persistent distraction from pointless meetings and other coworkers and the whole thing about getting dressed in the morning to go there. Daniella iliketodabble.com That last part is a joke but it’s true. I am pretty lazy. That is why I found myself ways to work from home more and even snagged a couple of 100% work-from-home jobs in the past…

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Visa Card Number Explained

A Visa card number is the 16-digit code printed on either the front or the back of your credit card. This combination of numbers is unique to each credit card. Each credit card number also contains identifiers that indicate the card is a Visa, in addition to the issuing bank. In particular, if your credit card is a Visa, the first digit of your Visa card number will be a 4. Once we know that…

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Why Fundrise and DiverseyFund Are the Next Big Things

Note: this post was written in partnership with DiversyFund. If you’re a reader of personal finance blogs, you know that real estate investing is a hot topic. Bloggers plug and review companies like Fundrise, Realty Mogul, and PeerStreet. A relatively new, but highly competitive fund in this space is DiversyFund. The team at DiversyFund asked the team at The Money Mix to take a look at their fund. We’re glad we did. What follows is…

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PLS Check Cashing: How to Get Cash Instantly

PLS check cashing is a check cashing service that lets you cash checks for a 1% fee plus $1. PLS Financial Services, or PL$, stands for Payday Loan Store. Founded in 1997, they are based in Chicago, IL and have locations in 12 states. Check Cashing Services Available With PLS PLS offers multiple check cashing services. They include: Personal checksPaychecksOut-of-state checksGovernment checks These are only some of the services offered. We will cover some of…

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How to Be Frugal and Stop Begging for Money

Has begging for money become the new norm? It seems that the internet has become an easy way for people to become online panhandlers. I've shared many ways to make extra money from home, online, and even creative side hustle ideas (ie "Dave jobs" for all of you Dave Ramsey fans). From CyberBeg to BeggingMoney, there's no shortage of sites available to ask strangers for financial help. But at some point, you have to get…

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What Are the Benefits of Working From Home?

I've been thinking an awful lot about recently about the idea of challenging the traditional 9-5. If you have been following this blog for a while, you may know I quit my job in late February. There were a number of reasons for that, but one is that I wasn't able to take advantage of the benefits of working from home. Sure, management decided to let us work from home one day per week during…

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