So, it looks like next year I can get approved for a home loan…but…

It looks like I have to make a LOT of money from now until the end of the year. This is because whatever I file on taxes come January will be averaged with the piddly amount of money I made the year before, bringing down my average yearly income.

It’s good to know that it is doable but there are goals I will have to meet:

  • Save my tax money for next year.
  • Increase my income as much as possible.
  • Save up 3–7% of the purchase…


A few of these need refreshing in your mind. Some you may not see coming.

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Tired of creating content that goes unnoticed? If you want to create online content, digital content people will read, then you’ve come to the right place.

Yes — you’ve seen a billion articles just like this one, but perhaps the perspective of a full-time freelance writer is what you need. We see content writing from a different POV. We see how monetarily valuable you can make yourself to those who might hire you, and to those who might read your work.

If you want to write engaging content that wows your readers (and would-be clients if you want to seel…


It’s been a busy workday. Writing for a living is my dream and days like this remind me that I am truly living my dream. Sure, I don’t have my forever home yet, but that day is coming.

I crafted and turned in 2 blogs for clients today. Worked on some invoicing, sending out $1500.00 in invoices to clients. Took another $500.00 worth of orders. Wrote another piece. …


Have you been victimized by the porch patrol? Swooped in by the sweet, kindly faces? You are not alone!

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Don’t be fooled by the sweet old ladies, rocking on their porches, waving you over for a nice conversation. Oh yeah, I’ve gotten swept up in the neighborhood gossip, and the sweet old ladies are the instigators. Yeah, they’ve earned the right to say whatever they want at their age, I guess. But man, sometimes words can really hurt.

Picture this…

You are new to the area, don’t know a soul at your new apartment complex, and the two sweet ladies with little doggies living in your building are quick to wave, smile, and invite you into a conversation, This…


Think you can write for a living? Do you have what it takes? Do you have fears? See how this writer fared with one full year of writing for income.

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Are you thinking about taking your writing passion and turning it into a career?

Well, I did. It’s been over a year now since this life-changing decision. Here’s what I have learned about full-time writing, about earning a living with words, and a few tips to help you be more successful on your writing journey to success. You can find success with freelance writing. Here’s how.

The backstory — How I became a writer

Back in 2019, I was writing on Medium, writing poetry, and piddling with a blog. My writing was 100% for fun, but also with the future in mind. I wanted to become a novelist and to have this mysterious “author platform” I kept hearing about — I knew…


But it’s not what you think…

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AT&T has announced they will be phasing out 3G

If you are an AT&T subscriber you may have noticed there’s a big change coming. The cell service giant has announced they are phasing out 3G in their network, which may affect you if you are using a 3G phone. But 3G phone users aren’t the only ones affected by this decision. Some AT&T users are receiving new smartphones in the mail, for free, as the company makes this adjustment and prepares for the big change, expected somewhere around February 2022, says an AT&T customer service representative.


Relationships

These are ‘hard no’ situations for many ladies out there in the dating world — and men, you should know.

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Swipe left or swipe, right? If you’re in the dating pool, you get it. You’ve got the awkward conversations, the hard and quick decisions, and well…that dating pool can be a bit hard on the eyes. Guys — some of your profiles are, well, awful.

If you’re guilty of these, you may be getting a whole lot of left-swiping and honestly, griping from the ladies. Not what you want? Take note fellas, because these are your biggest dating profile mishaps. You have mere seconds to impress the ladies — and these aren’t doing it.

A little support from the ladies…


NATURAL LIVING

Without the hype — let’s talk about turmeric. Your gut may appreciate it.

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Weight loss. And a collective sigh from us all…

Many of us struggle with weight loss and we all know the formula: eat less (& more healthy) and move more. We know this — but yet, we all want more tips and tricks than that. We want weight loss hacks. Even if we think diet culture is the step-cousin of the devil and a construct of money-hungry capitalism.

Coming up in this article:

Turmeric for weight loss: Does it work? How do I take turmeric for weight loss?

We want to lose weight and we want it as simple, easy…

Christina M. Ward

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