Skill Monetization

I have blogged about using social media (especially instagram) to advertise your skills, talents, and create portfolio.  They are also easy ways to suss out what is marketable and what isn’t.  But what would be the next step once you have some artistic validation of your work, whether its crafts, art pieces, or photography?  Have…

Money sense for kids

Starting kids early with anything is a great approach, even if it means exposing them to ideas that they won’t have to stress about until they are adults.  Talking about death, politics and how it facts everyday life, and even the environment are a definite yes.  Money is no exception, and dealing with money, appreciating…

When You Can’t Reduce Your Monthly Bills

So you’re trying to get your budget on track.  You went through your monthly expenses and you really can’t cut back any more, bills are overwhelming and nothing is being saved.  Well if the expenses can’t be cut, then the income needs to be ramped up.  It’s never an easy thing to make extra money…