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By Aja McClanahan On Monday, May 15th, 2017

Extra Income Ideas You Can Do This Weekend

The weekend can be your time to rest or your time to grind (or both.) With a little planning and intention, you can use your weekends to level up and move closer to your “more money” goals. If you are still More...

By Aja McClanahan On Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

17 People Who Blogged Themselves Out of Debt

Studies show that you are 42% more likely to accomplish a goal if you write it down. Research also confirms that having an accountability partner or group greatly increases your chances of accomplishing goals. More...

By Aja McClanahan On Monday, July 18th, 2016

Increase Income Book Available Now!

Increase Income Now- A QuickStart Guide to Earning Independent Income for an Independent Lifestyle. Increase Income Now is designed to inspire and encourage you to create a realistic, customized plan for increasing More...

By Aja McClanahan On Sunday, July 17th, 2016

How to Make $22,000 per Month with Pinterest

I started my blog two years ago. For the longest, I hovered around 800 unique monthly pageviews. (That’s so sad, I know!) I made a few dollars (like $2) in Google Adsense but overall was pretty content with my More...

By Aja McClanahan On Monday, July 11th, 2016

How to Start a Blog like a Total Rock Star!

Keeping in tow with the Increase Income theme for the Fourth of July holiday, I’m dedicating a few posts to blogging. Why? It’s one of those things that no matter your interest or computer savvy, you can harness More...

By Aja McClanahan On Sunday, July 10th, 2016

The Debt Repayment Mistake That Cost Me Over $5,000

If you are in debt and you are paying it down ahead of schedule, you’d assume that you are being successful in your debt repayment journey, right? Well, as someone who’s climbed out of over $120,000 in debt, More...

By Aja McClanahan On Sunday, July 10th, 2016

Savings ToolKit Breakdown- How I Pay Cash for Large Purchases

Since we paid off all our debt in 2013, we’ve been fortunate enough to pay cash for a number of large purchases (we were even able to do this while getting out of debt.) Here’s a list of things we paid for in More...

By Aja McClanahan On Saturday, July 9th, 2016

How to Blog and Make Money without Going Crazy

There are really no big secrets around how to blog and make money online. However, there are some strategies to make it a profitable venture. Essentially, the secret is having a well-defined and executed blog monetization More...

By Aja McClanahan On Sunday, June 26th, 2016

Why You Need a Blogging Coach and How to Find & Afford One

I’ve used coaches for many things in my life: exercise, prayer, business. Now that I am a blogger, I am using a blogging coach. Actually, I have several blogging coaches. Why is this even necessary and isn’t More...

By Aja McClanahan On Tuesday, June 21st, 2016

7 Websites to Find Money that Belongs to You

There’s money out there that belongs to you. It’s true. Have you ever had a fantasy of finding out that you were the heir of a multi-million dollar estate? You’d get a call from the lawyer of a distant relative who More...


Did you know?

African Americans are significantly more likely to have some type of debt (94%) compared with the general population (82%). Credit card debt, student loan debt, and personal loans are all significantly higher in the African American community.

Source: Prudential’s 2013 "African American Financial Experience" study