May Income – $319.58

June 1, 2017

Here is a breakdown of my income for May. Interest $5.87 Amazon FBA $204.49 Cash Back $26.72 Online $82.50 Total $319.58 May’s income was pretty slim. This was expected since I started my sabbatical from my job in late April and was out of the country for three weeks of May. Without the steady income […]

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Making Money with Pinecone Surveys

May 6, 2017

One of the ways I used to make extra money was through doing surveys. My favorite survey company was Pinecone Surveys. When I first started using them they paid $5 per survey. They have since reduced the survey payout to $3 per survey. I did surveys with them at both pay levels and never had […]

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May 2017 Net Worth Update

May 3, 2017

In order to keep track of my financial progress or lack of progress I have decided to calculate my net worth a few times a year. My net worth as of 05/1/2017 is as follows. Assets Cash – $11,103 IRA – $25,998 Roth IRA – $1,591 Solo 401k – $1081 Car/Stuff – $3700 Liabilities Student […]

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April Income – $3118.58

May 2, 2017

Here is a breakdown of my income for April. Qapital $5 Interest $5.66 Gift $100 Amazon FBA -$21.20 Cash Back $99.46 Job $2929.66 Total $3118.58 April’s income was pretty good. It was down a fair amount from March.  That was expected due to March having three paydays and April only having the normal two.  I […]

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April Expenses – $846.55

May 1, 2017

Here is a breakdown of my expenses for April. Household $450 Entertainment $0 Transportation $183.08 Food $128.23 Travel $0 Phone $25.15 Health $60.09 Total $846.55 . April was a great month for expenses. My total expenses were well below my target of $1000 for the month. I didn’t have much in unusual expenses this month. […]

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117/132 Using My Roth IRA to Pay Down My Student Loan

April 28, 2017

 In order to speed up the process of paying off my student loan I have cashed out part of my Roth IRA. Last year, I considered using my Roth IRA to pay down my student loan, but decided against it since I wasn’t sure I would be able to continue paying large amounts towards my […]

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