Cash Money: $11,660 in October Income Plus Blog and Life Updates

family pictureI’m pretty sad that October is over.  After all, I absolutely love autumn in Indiana and Halloween is by far my favorite holiday.  Now that it’s all over, I can only count down the days until spring and summer when I can venture outside without wearing a moo moo and a trash bag.

I absolutely hate winter, and working at home only makes it worse.  Last winter, I didn’t leave my house for weeks at a time.  When that happens, I start losing my mind! [Read more…]

Cash Money: $9,438 in September Income…and a Business Card Giveaway

Winner for "Best Frugality Blog"

Winner for “Best Frugality Blog”

Good morning friends, haters, and frenemies.  Welcome to my monthly income report- please try to contain yourself.

It’s been another great month in the world of web-based freelance writing.  As I reported a few months ago, I lost one fairly lucrative job and instantly went on the hunt for something to replace it.  Well, apparently I replaced it and then some…because my earnings skyrocketed last month! [Read more…]

5 Unfortunate Facts About Self-Employment

boss mugAs most people know, I left my stable, full-time job to pursue self-employment in April of 2013.

The fact that I was able to quit was a dream-come-true at the time.  I truly liked my old job at the mortuary, but working for someone else got old- and fast.  I had always dreamed of being the boss lady- creating my own schedule and succeeding or failing on my own terms.  And now, here I am, doing exactly that.

And on most days, it rocks. [Read more…]

Avoid the Pitfalls of Blogging

bloggingKassandra Dasent is a self-employed wife and step-mom striving to live life beyond what money can buy. She writes about a variety of topics and personal experiences that all intersect with money.  You can communicate directly with Kassandra at More Than Just Money.

You’ve decided to become a blogger?  Welcome to the jungle!  How’s that been going for you?  

Cue the crickets…

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