Author's details

Name: Justin
Date registered: January 15, 2017


I am a husband and father of two who has been working towards financial independence on an average US income. I started in January of 2017 to chronicle the journey.

Latest posts

  1. The Killer Commute — December 12, 2018
  2. Frugal 2018 Cyber Monday Deals — November 26, 2018
  3. 7 Costs That You Need To Budget For When You Have a Child — November 26, 2018
  4. eBay Sales For August 2018 (Yes, August) — October 16, 2018
  5. Decluttr Review, Or How I More Than Tripled My Money Reselling CDs & DVDs — September 14, 2018

Most commented posts

  1. How I Ate All Week For Just $13.34 By Living On a Food Stamp Budget — 34 comments
  2. I’ve Made $25,000 Posting on – So Can You! — 25 comments
  3. What’s The Most Cheapskate Thing You’ve Ever Done? — 22 comments
  4. Dividend Income Extravaganza – September 2017 — 20 comments
  5. 3rd Quarter Net Worth Increase [+$19,096] — 20 comments

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The Killer Commute

How Much Does Your Commute Cost You? Your commute can be the black hole into which your money – and time – gets sucked into. Very few people realize just how much they lose when they have a long commute. – Me In 2017, the average American had a one-way commute time of 26.9 minutes …

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Frugal 2018 Cyber Monday Deals

Bargains Amongst The Consumerism Heap   I’ve been looking for deals that I could use, not just saving a few hundred on a TV. (My TV is from 2008 and works just fine, thank you. ) I don’t need to load up on a bunch of new products just because they are cheap. I just …

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7 Costs That You Need To Budget For When You Have a Child

7 Costs that can affect your financial life after having a child   Many would-be parents are facing financial stress due to the rising costs in bringing up a child in our nation as the cost of raising a child increases every year. According to the latest estimates made by the Department of Agriculture (USA), …

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eBay Sales For August 2018 (Yes, August)

It Was The Best Month This Year! I’m sorry I haven’t been posting much lately, but I have been focusing my time on my main side hustle, which is eBay sales. I was able to take two weeks off of work and focused a bit more into sourcing stuff to sell on eBay. Thankfully, the …

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Decluttr Review, Or How I More Than Tripled My Money Reselling CDs & DVDs

I Turned $21.81 Into $70.41 Using Decluttr. It all started with me trying to figure out ways to increase my income from thrifting. I had never paid much attention to music CDs and movie DVDs before as they are numerous and time-consuming to sort anything profitable from the bunch. Especially since many aren’t worth much …

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Cheapest Way To Ship Shoes For eBay – With Pictures

Cheap Shoe Shipping Hack – Ship Shoes On eBay For Only $6.65! Today I want to share with any resellers the absolute cheapest way to ship shoes that weigh over 1lb, which is 98% of all shoes. Some may say that this looks unprofessional and for those folks, I say continue doing what you do. …

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Is A Recession Incoming?

Will the Interest Rates Invert & Shortly Thereafter Cause a Recession? I know there are plenty of you out there that say you can never predict a recession. To just continue investing because none of us are Nostradamus’. But, and hear me out, what if the signs are all there and you just sit in …

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Real Wealth Is What We Don’t See

What do you think about the person driving an expensive car? Do you think “Wow, that guy is cool!” Or do you think “Wow, if I had that car everyone would think I am cool!” I bet it’s the latter. It is a sort of paradox of human nature. People buy expensive things to show …

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Better Your Life In Just One Hour Per Day

It’s truly astonishing what we can make time for when we decide to make time for it. When people ask me for advice I tell them my thoughts. Often it involves some sort of time commitment from them every day or for at least a few hours per week. Do you know the most common …

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Are You Addicted To Your Phone?

The Smartphone Dilemma- A Lack of Focus with Constant Smartphone Use Technological advancements and the use of gadgets in routine life has definitely made operations easier and smoother and improved the efficiency and effectiveness of things, but it has also brought forth a dilemma, one that has many adverse effects- the masses being glued to …

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