We only have a couple of weeks left in the decade. As I look forward to 2020, I can’t help but look at how far I’ve come with the blog and my business. I started this blog in 2013. It’s been an interesting journey to see how it’s been progressing. I can’t wait to see what this next decade has in store for me. Today’s posts feature 10 of my favorite blog posts from this decade.
This post was originally published in 2017. The personal finance is full of a lot of bloggers. If you don’t know where to look, it can be hard to find the African American bloggers and content creators that are out there making a difference. I wanted to put all of them in one place. That’s what this post is about.
In 2015, I set a goal to pay off $72,000 within 3 years. I failed horribly. I managed to eliminate about $13,000 during that time, but a lot of things happened in those three years. The good thing is that I learned a lot and I’m finally on the right track.
My credit score wasn’t the best at the beginning of the decade. I was struggling. In 2014, I said enough was enough and started working on my finances. In 2015, things got even better. Within 9 months, I was able to raise my credit score by 168 points.
I published this article in 2018. My life after college has been a roller coaster. There’s been some good and bad, but I wouldn’t change anything. Things happen for a reason. Everything is a learning lesson. Check out that post to see what I learned.
This post is for anyone who is having a hard time coming up with blog post ideas. It features fifty different kind of posts that you can write.
A lot of people only post the positive things when it comes to selling things online. It’s not always positive. You have to deal with all sorts of things. In this post, I share things that most people don’t tell you about when it comes to selling online.
In 2013, I quit a job that I didn’t like and took a cross country trip around the country. I made sure that I planned everything out before the trip. Things went very well. If you like to travel, make sure that you read this post.
My twenties were a wild and fun time. I learned a lot and made quite a few mistakes. Overall, my twenties helped me to become the man that I am today.
I attended my first FinCon in 2015. Who knew that a financial bloggers conference would change my life so much?
Some single mothers have it hard out there. I wrote this post to give them some ideas if they are looking for extra money. It features 20 side hustles that any single mother can try.
What were some of your favorite blog posts from this decade?
Here are some of my favorite resources
THE EBAY APP
If you sell items on eBay, you have to download this app. When I’m in the thrift stores, I use this app to help with my research. You can check to see how much an item is selling for and how many are listed. If you are serious about making money online, you need to download this app.
If you’re a blogger, I’m sure you’ve heard of Tailwind. If you haven’t, let me explain what it is. Tailwind is a tool that you can use to help schedule pins on Pinterest. Pinterest has been a game-changer. It is currently the platform that drives the most traffic to my website. Tailwind is currently offering new users a free trial. Click this link for more details.
I’ve been using Rakuten for over a year now. It allows you to get cash back on your online purchases. I get cash back on things like Sign up for Rakuten through my link and get a free $10 cash back!
Bluehost is one of the best hosting companies that you can go with if you are looking to start a WordPress blog for a good price. My site has been hosted on Bluehost since 2013.You can get your hosting for as little as $3.95 per month (this low price is only available through my unique link). You also get a free domain when you purchase a plan of 12 months or longer. I wrote a step by step guide that will help you get started. You can find it here.