Simplifying

Reader Comment: Selling on Craigslist

By on December 12, 2011

There are some great comments on the Top 3 Things I’ve Sold Online post from last week, and I wanted to call special attention to one by a reader named Susan. She wrote: We have sold some completely random stuff on Craigslist. Right now my husband is selling firewood he cut and split from limbs […]

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How to Use Craigslist to Get Rid of Your Junk

By on June 28, 2011

Do you ever just want something out of your house? Maybe it’s got a little useful life left in it that would be worth something to someone, but you’re not really interested in finding out what that is. You just want it gone. Here’s an ad I once placed on Craigslist’s free section: I don’t […]

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Tip for Craigslist Buyers

By on July 20, 2008

This weekend I have been working on getting rid of some used furniture on Craigslist. One of the listings was for some chairs left over from my husband’s office remodel. I received three responses to my ad about the chairs. The first was an offer to buy two of the six chairs. The second email […]

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Managing Money

A Family CEO Job Description

By on May 5, 2015

This blog began over nine years ago when I hired myself to make over my family’s finances. My theory was that if I treated our finances like a job, I could make as big of an impact as the real-life, outside the home, part-time job I was considering at the time. My theory turned out to be true. Yet, […]

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Found Money

Found Money Update: Jan – Mar 2015

By on April 3, 2015

It’s time for another Found Money Update, and I’m making a change in the way I’m reporting things. Specifically, I’ll no longer be including my income from bookkeeping and blogging. Here’s why: I’ve had a couple of readers tell me that they don’t view those things as found money, and I can see their point. I’ve […]

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