How to Make Money By Adopting a Highway

This article is part of the MH4C Writers Challenge. Since I'm taking a little break over the next few weeks, I've chosen ten guest articles to feature on this blog. I'd like to see which articles you like the most. If you like an article, please take a moment to 'Like' it on Facebook, 'Tweet' it, or give it a 'Plus One' on Google +. (To the right of the title, you'll see each of those buttons so … [Read more...]

A Chronicle of My Odesk Experiences | The Great, The Good, The Horrible

Lately I’ve been doing some reading about small business.  From the reading I’ve been doing, I liken outsourcing to a bee hive.  Outsourcing is the hive, and the bees are everyone who is writing about and talking about its importance. Now, I’ve got some general reservations about outsourcing that I want to mention, and then I’ll get into my Odesk review. General Outsourcing … [Read more...]

Make Money Blogging | A Guide for Beginners on How to Make Money Online

This is not the first, nor will it be the last, article on how to make money blogging. So why write it? Because people are always very interested when they hear that I make money online. Now I can just send them to this post :). Every story is unique, and so it contributes something new to the discussion. So brace yourself for around 7500 words on how I make money blogging. My three primary … [Read more...]

Interested in Personal Finance? Want a Writing Job?

I want to hire some writers for projects unrelated to Money Help For Christians.  Ongoing Writing Position: I’d like to hire a writer who is (1) a Canadian living in Canada, (2) a Christian, and (3) knowledgeable on the topic of personal finance (from a Canadian perspective).  I’m not looking for a professional freelancer, just someone who enjoys writing.  The applicant would … [Read more...]

Blogging Tips and Tricks | Craig Ford’s Interview with Craig Ford

Since I’ve been reflecting on one year of blogging – today I wanted to share some of my reflections on the actual process of blogging.  This may be of some interest to my regular reader, but is mostly geared towards fellow bloggers. I feel a little embarrassed to do a post like this – acting like I have something to say on the topic of blogging.  I spend most of my time listening to the … [Read more...]

How To Start A Business For Teens This Summer

Ever since I was young, I had a little bit of an entrepreneurial taste in my mouth.  I’ve dabbled with a few things here and there, but never had a full fledged business as a teen.  However, every summer I always made enough money to take care of my outlandish teen expenses.  So, here’s … A Step By Step Guide To Starting a Summer Business For Teens Here are some possible summer business ideas … [Read more...]

5 Lies of Efficiency and Productivity

“Time is money”.  All too often, North American life is all about the results. You need to coordinate and plan your day so as to make the largest possible contribution in the smallest possible time. At a very young age, we are taught, and accept, these apparent truths. The North American view of time separates us from many places around the world.  To us, time is the most precious … [Read more...]

Pyramid Schemes, Sales Parties, and the Home Business

Every Friday I answer a reader question.  If you would like to ask a question, please contact me. A reader’s question: The reason I'm writing is because I've recently been invited to and attended several "parties" for home businesses. I was wondering if you had written a post about this sort of thing. I have several family members who have joined as "consultants" and … [Read more...]

Make Money Mystery Shopping

When I introduced 50 part time jobs, one job I did not mention was mystery shopping.  Mystery shopping sounds like a reasonable way to make some extra money.  In addition, it sounds like fun.  In this post we'll find out how to become a mystery shopper. The following post is an email interview I did with Shelia.  You can visit her blogs at If you are … [Read more...]

Make Money: 2010 Census Taker Part Time Work

I love work opportunities that last for a short time period, but give you opportunity to make some good money.  Part time work for the 2010 Census is exactly that type of work.  Since it is highly seasonal, it didn’t make my list of 50 part time jobs.  Nevertheless, it does provide a great earning opportunity. It is a great way to fully fund your emergency fund, pay off debt, take a vacation, or … [Read more...]