Category Archives: Personal Finance

All Indications Point to a Brutal 2015 Allergy Season for Sufferers

Despite the snow that recently fell in parts of the eastern coast, spring has pretty much arrived in the U.S. But after a record setting winter, experts believe that the 2015 allergy season could be much more severe than past … Continue reading

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Elon Musk Announces Tesla Model S Autopilot Will Soon Be Here

Tesla Motors, whose CEO is billionaire investor Elon Musk, is an American company which designs, manufactures and sells electric cars and their vehicle components. Tesla has traditionally been known as an innovative company, which often breaks ‘the mold’, only to … Continue reading

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Study Says Women Who Get More Sleep Have Greater Sexual Desire

Enough quality sleep is important for a number of reasons. Not enough can indicate alcohol and drug abuse later in life. It can also cost you a lot of money. It may also determine your sex drive. In an article … Continue reading

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Building Facebook Pages for T-Shirts Sales: Day 9

As I went back to study up on marketing Teespring and Teechip T-shirts to help me reach my goal of making $10,000 in my spare time, I realized that one way to better your chances of success with T-shirts is … Continue reading

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Hello Knitty Scores First T-Shirt Sales: Day 8

After failing to sell a single T-shirt with my fist two designs (gluten free and paddleboarders) as part of my quest to earn $10,000 in my spare time challenge, I decided to change things up a bit. I have access … Continue reading

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Second Attempt to Make Money with T-shirts: Day 7

At the same time I came out with the Gluten Free T-shirt idea as part of my attempt to earn $10,000 in my spare time using the T-shirt platforms Teechip and Teespring, I also came up with a T-shirt for … Continue reading

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Gluten Free T-shirt: Day 6

As part of my earning $10,000 spare time challenge using Teechip and Teespring T-shirt generation platforms, I placed my first T-shirt design up with moderate hopes it would do well. I knew coming in that the vast majority of T-shirt … Continue reading

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How Much Does the Average Wedding Cost? Over $30,000

If you search for “wedding television shows” on Wikipedia, there are 33 entries which range from “Bridezillas” to “Amazing Wedding Cakes,” along with several variations of “Say Yes to the Dress.” So, which came first? Were Americans so interested in … Continue reading

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Blue Bell Ice Cream Linked to 3 Listeriosis Deaths

Most commonly caused by the bacteria Listeria monocytogenes, listeriosis is a rare, but serious illness that can cause fever, muscle aches and gastrointestinal symptoms in humans. However, infections can affect the nervous system, where symptoms can escalate to include meningitis, … Continue reading

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Teespring Audience Intersect to Better Target Ads: Days 4 & 5

One thing I’m quickly learning is that selling T-shirts has a much larger learning curve than I ever imagined. My impression was I would simply come up with some ideas, see if they hit the right note, and if I … Continue reading

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The Single Best Way to Save Money Shopping Online

It amazes me the number of people who decide to pay more money for something they are purchasing online when all it takes is an extra five minutes to find a better deal. When you shop online and go through … Continue reading

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Teechip Is a Better Option than Teespring for Beginners: Day 3

In trying to get my first campaign together for the $10,000 in my spare time challenge, I ran across a mention of a newer T-shirt website which is similar to Teespring, but has some advantages for those just beginning to … Continue reading

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My Sister Is Correct, I’m Not Artistic: Day 2

When I established my Teespring budget to make money or quit at $1000, I made it more than I would have if I were in any way artistic. As my sister rightly pointed out when we created the making $10,000 … Continue reading

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There Are Upfront Costs Associated with Making Money on Teespring: Day 1

One of the requirements for the Teespring $10,000 Spare Time Challenge placed on me by my sister was I had to begin the challenge Monday. I wasn’t allowed to spend a couple of weeks studying so I had a solid … Continue reading

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Spouses Can Help Inspire One Another to Improve Physical Activity

According to research, the number one New Years resolution for 2015 is to “lose weight.” Though it’s now March and the optimism of early January may seem like ages ago, if you have not started to tackle this resolution, perhaps … Continue reading

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Apple to Join Dow Jones Industrial Index Replacing AT&T

Apple Inc., the world’s largest company by its market value of $736 billion, has joined the Dow Jones Industrial Average, a move some have likened to winning an Oscar at the Academy Awards for the esteemed and exclusive Dow Jones. … Continue reading

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Make Money with Teespring: The $10,000 Extra Income in Spare Time Challenge

Every now and again my sister and I get together, and the result is almost always her telling me that it’s impossible for me to do something. This, of course, brings about the automatic reaction that I can do whatever … Continue reading

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50000 Uber Drivers’ Information Breached By Hackers Could Lead to ID Theft

Last year, Target famously announced that hackers had breached the company’s data security network and accessed the credit card information of approximately 70 million customers. Unfortunately, security breaches are becoming more commonplace and Uber has now joined the ranks of … Continue reading

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The Two Front Runners to Replace Warren Buffett at Berkshire Hathaway

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is an American multinational conglomerate holding company that oversees, manages or owns some portion of a number of subsidiary companies including GEICO, Heinz and The Coca-Cola Company, among many others. Since 1970, Warren E. Buffett has been … Continue reading

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Over 1 Billion Teenagers and Young Adults at Risk for Hearing Loss

According to the Center for Hearing and Communication, hearing loss affects approximately 38 million people in the United States. By age 65, one of every three people have some degree of hearing loss, making it a major public health issue … Continue reading

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