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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. eBay Sales For August 2018 (Yes, August) — October 16, 2018
  2. Decluttr Review, Or How I More Than Tripled My Money Reselling CDs & DVDs — September 14, 2018
  3. Cheapest Way To Ship Shoes For eBay – With Pictures — September 5, 2018
  4. Is A Recession Incoming? — August 27, 2018
  5. Real Wealth Is What We Don’t See — August 22, 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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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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Started Selling Consignment Items on eBay

More Things To Sell Without Having To Buy Them This weekend I started listing items from two different consignment customers. Ok, ok, one is my neighbor and one is my brother and his wife but still, the profits will roll. The consignment agreement for the money split is 50-50 of the profits. That means that …

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Stock Buybacks & Insider Selling Hitting All-Time Highs

Corporate Executives Are Selling Stocks In Record Numbers Corporate insider selling has hit record numbers in May and June. They have dumped over a combined total of $17.6 billion dollars worth in that time period. Of course, the dump only comes after a pump, right? The fuel behind the pump has been stock buybacks in which 2018 …

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2018 Q2 Personal Net Worth Report

My Personal Net Worth Report For Q2 2018 Well, the market has had it’s ups and downs this year, but it really hasn’t gone anywhere. This has really muted my growth compared to last year. Still, I look for sectors to invest in, even if I do believe that we are near a top. I …

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