My First Seven Months on Merch by Amazon: Sales Report


October 6, 2017

My First Seven Months on Merch by Amazon: Sales Report

Ever being the entrepreneur, I’ve been playing around with Amazon’s Print-On-Demand service Merch by Amazon. I’ve been doing this since March - although I believe I requested an account sometime late last year - and in my first four months, I had lackluster sales. Hell, I had no sales at all in the month of April!

Square Cash Review


March 23, 2017

Square Cash Review

Square Cash is a mobile app that allows you to send money to anyone, instantly. Owned by Square, Inc., it’s essentially a competitor to PayPal and Venmo. You may have used a Square terminal at some small businesses.

Six Essential Items for Reselling on eBay and Amazon


October 27, 2016

Six Essential Items for Reselling on eBay and Amazon

Earlier this year I started a new hobby - flipping things I find at garage sales, thrift stores, and even regular retail stores. Flipping essentially means I sell it elsewhere more than what I paid for. I sell most of these items on eBay, and some on Amazon, which means I need to ship these items. There are a few things I’ve found essential for shipping, and here’s a list of six of them:

My Electric Bill over the Past Year


October 1, 2016

My Electric Bill over the Past Year

I’m always looking for ways to reduce my expenses. Looking at my electric bill, there’s not much there to cut. My average bill over the last eleven months was about $28.00:

Four Reasons I Hate Rebates


August 5, 2016

Four Reasons I Hate Rebates

I really don’t like rebates for some reason. I suppose they’re better than nothing, but I’d rather have a coupon or just reduce the price. Here are four reasons I hate rebates:

Checking Bonuses


May 5, 2016

For fun (and profit!) I’m trying to see how many checking bonuses I can get. Since it’s super easy to set up direct deposit at work - it’s just through a web portal - I can add, remove, or change the amount going into bank accounts at will. I got to keep track of what accounts I have open. Just to get an idea of what I’ve done, here’s a table:

Increasing the Wage


September 29, 2015

Just a table on what the effect of increasing a wage would be. It is assuming that it takes one hour to make one loaf of bread.