It's heating up outside! That means you will start seeing more and more yard sales popping up. I decided to try my hand at yard sales for 3 weekends in the month of June. I opened it up to family and friends to see what would happen. I will preface this by saying that this was my first yard sale EVER. I would always donate everything but being that I am not working, I wanted to see how much I could make. Over the 3 weekends, I made about $400 just from my sales. This is what I learned:
I think I have been bitten by the Vlogging bug. I am going to try to record a video a week! I have fun talking about money and this allows you to see me in my element! I get so many questions about investing. To most people, it is uncharted territory so it may be hard to grasp some concepts. I attempt to break down what you need to know in 7 minutes! Please let me know what you think!
I don't believe I finally made a video! It was a lot harder than I thought it would be. I believe this was my 5th take! I don't envy actors and actresses at all! I hope you enjoy. Let me know what you think.
Also, I left all of the bloopers in tact. LOL!
I want to feature your questions on my blog, YouTube channel, and podcast. Submit here and you could be featured! Let's continue the money talk!
If I had $1 for every person that I talked to that was unhappy at their job I would be a millionaire (ok maybe a thousandaire) but nevertheless we go in day after day usually living paycheck to paycheck. Recently, I quit my job. It was abrupt and no, I didn't have another job to go to. I just wanted a better quality of life for me and my boys.
If you haven’t read my posts Retirement 101 and Retirement 102, I highly recommend starting there first. It will give you a decent foundation on retirement accounts and all of the different options available. Now, I want to focus on the potential pitfalls you could encounter if you are not actively involved in managing your accounts.