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I know I’m only 40 years old, but in the meantime I still think about "retiring” at some point in my life. Years ago, retirement meant you quit your job of 35 years, collected your pension, and wasted away sitting on the couch watching TV for the remaining years of your life.  Who wants to do that? Now Retirees are finding retirement hobbies that make money. Retirement can mean different things for different people. Nowadays people...

Fidget spinners are super popular right now. Did you know they were actually invented in the 90's? Finger spinners were created by Catherine Hettinger, who is actually from around my area here in Orlando.  You can read more about her story HERE and how she sadly had to let her patent go in 2005, so she isn't seeing any money from their recent popularity. We have been seeing these fidget spinners everywhere, including the flea...

Well that was a long road trip! We covered over 3,000 miles through 12 states in two weeks time, and made $5,600 on eBay while doing it.  AND we did it with 3 kids: ages 4, 2, and 8 months! WHEW! They actually were great travelers. They impressed both my wife and I. When they needed a break we would look for a Chick Fil A for lunch or dinner so they could run around on the indoor play...

I have to start this post by saying I am not a millionaire who can just go spend whatever they want on whatever hotels and travel they want, whenever they want to. I am an average person with an average income, but I don't have an average 9-5 job. I don't fit the mold to work 40-60 hours a week doing a 'normal' occupation. I enjoy being my own boss and having the freedom to...