by Kyle Taylor - December 26, 2014
There are very few of us that end the holiday season without a stack of gift cards and inevitably we all end up with a few that we can’t use or don’t want.
Maybe your boss gave you a gift card [...]
by Kelly Gurnett - November 7, 2014
Very little is as awesome as holding the winning number in your hot little hands, whether you’ve purchased the fateful lottery ticket or your number was just called at the deli. (Wait, am I the only [...]
by Steve Gillman - October 22, 2014
For a price, you can take a wild taxi ride, order bacon-flavored truffles, hire a professional liar or buy a surprise. They’re unique experiences and products — some of the most bizarre businesses [...]
by Steve Gillman - October 10, 2014
Patenting, producing and marketing a product can eat your life savings, and most patents never make money, so it’s understandable that many ideas never make it beyond a notebook. But guess what? [...]
by Tim Hicks - August 25, 2014
While we’ve all seen photos of deer heads mounted on walls, I’d never thought of deer antlers as a moneymaking venture.
I was wrong. Deer antlers, also known as sheds, are very popular. Three years [...]
by Steve Gillman - July 16, 2014
There’s a market for almost everything.
Some of us remember pet rocks, and Walmart now sells cactus fruit at many of their locations. Of course, pet rocks were just a fad novelty item, and “tunas,” [...]
by Steve Gillman - July 14, 2014
A walk on the beach might be a relaxing (or romantic!) way to spend an afternoon, but did you ever expect it to help you make money?
A friend of mine often heads to her local beach after festivals and [...]
by Nicole Dieker - July 14, 2014
Need extra cash fast? Turn to your closet — or, for many of us, our parents’ closets. If you’re a child of the ‘80s and ‘90s, and you’ve got a stash of childhood toys in good condition, [...]
by Steve Gillman - June 17, 2014
Among the incidents involving golf ball divers in Florida, there’s an attack by an 11-foot alligator that cost the victim his shoulder. Then there are the stories of divers bitten by venomous snakes [...]
by Steve Gillman - June 12, 2014
Chances are, you think you’re a pretty cool person to hang out with. How would you feel about charging for that privilege? According to the people at RentAFriend, you could make up to $2,000 per week [...]
by Steve Gillman - June 2, 2014
Every business owner has to consider their profit margin: their net profits divided by their revenue. To have a 100% profit margin, your product must cost you absolutely nothing to acquire and sell. [...]
by Kyle Taylor - March 15, 2014
A few months ago I published my guide on how to escape the paycheck-to-paycheck lifestyle. A lot of you emailed me to say you loved the monthly goals and action steps, but told me that I missed one of [...]