Entries by Sara James

How You Can Now Use Clean Energy and Still Save Money

If you’re into environmental causes – and even if you’re not – you’ve probably heard at least a little bit about renewable energy. Energy sources like solar, wind and water power can sometimes be better for the environment than typical coal, nuclear and other energy sources. However, renewable energy sources aren’t always readily available in […]

How to Make Money as a Kid

As a parent, I’m a big believer in entrepreneurship. When you know ways you can make money, you can control how much money you make. I’ve tried to instill that entrepreneurial mentality into my four kids. One way I do this is to not give them extras like toys or games unless it’s their birthday […]

20 Free Music Apps

Looking for fun things to do that won’t break the bank? Why not take advantage of some free music apps? Do you like listening to music? My daughter listens to music most of the day. As an artist, she likes to have some tunes playing when she works on her art. You can listen to […]

Is Survey Junkie a Legit Side Hustle?

Have you heard of companies paying you to take surveys? I’m guessing you have. There are dozens of them out there. But are they legit? Not always. Some companies want you to pay them before they pay you. Others have this never-ending circle of questions you answer, and in the end you’re not even paid. […]

How Much Should You REALLY Spend on an Engagement Ring?

If you’re thinking about getting engaged you’re probably wondering how much to spend on engagement ring, right? The truth is the diamond industry will tell you that any “reasonable” or decent person will spend at least two-to-three months’ worth of salary on the ring. And there is this preconceived notion that the more you spend […]

Need to Cash a Check After Hours? Here are 18 Ways to Do It

24 Hour Check Cashing Near Me Traditional banking hours don’t work for everyone. Have you ever needed to cash a check when traditional banks were closed? Maybe you work a second shift job and need to do your banking after midnight. Or maybe, for whatever reason, you just like to do your financial transactions when […]