All posts in "Make Money"

Lower Your Taxes With a Charity Donation

By Kennedi Rose / April 4, 2012

A great way to lower your taxes is by giving money to charity. And while it’s too late to lower the bill you’re about to pay (this year’s tax deadline hits in less than 2 weeks!), you can start thinking about lowering the check that you’ll write in one year. Since this is a blog […]


Where Do Our Tax Dollars Go?

By Kennedi Rose / April 2, 2012

Now that we’re getting closer to tax season, you might be wondering: Where do all our tax dollars go? Well, someone named Jess created this amazing Death and Taxes poster that thoroughly explains how tax money in America gets spent. It’s a non-partisan, non-political poster that’s simply meant to teach people the pure facts. “Um, […]


What Is A Mom’s Work Worth?

By Kennedi Rose / January 25, 2012

Most of my readers are women — after all, this IS a site about makeup, skin care and beauty on a budget. Some of you ladies work outside the home, and some of you are stay-at-home wives and moms.?Some of you have children, and some of you don’t have kids yet but you’re thinking about […]


How Do Most People Spend Their Money?

By Kennedi Rose / January 23, 2012

Have you ever wondered how most people spend their money? The U.S. Department of Labor collected data on how the average family spends their cash. Since reading government data is boring, this cute little graphic — with fun colors — is a more interesting way to visualize their data. (Click on the image to see […]


Love Jewelry? Perfume? Make Money From It …

By Kennedi Rose / December 14, 2011

Here’s a guest post written by Melissa, a woman who makes money selling crafts like jewelry and soaps online. She has lots of tips about how to start any online business you want! You could sell homemade perfume, makeup, jewelry, or even become a nail polish distributor … the sky is the limit! I hope […]


Would You Ever Buy an Investment Home?

By Kennedi Rose / December 12, 2011

Have you ever considered buying an investment home? I’ve liked the idea of buying investment homes ever since one of my friends bought a small house and started renting it out. That happened 5 years ago, before the housing market crashed, but here’s the beauty of it: since she was buying a house for the […]

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