Amy Beardsley


Amy Beardsley

Amy is freelance writer with bachelor degrees in business administration and legal studies.

She has a passion for personal finance, and her work has been featured on The Huffington Post, Money Tips, Dollar Sprout, and various other personal finance publications. She's also active on Twitter and LinkedIn.

On her blog at Early Morning Money, Amy helps everyday families develop better money habits and escape the burden of debt.

When she’s not writing about money or perfecting her budgeting spreadsheet, Amy enjoys playing board games with her family and watching Marvel movies.


11 Best Places to Buy Eyeglasses (For Less)

Anyone who wears glasses knows how expensive they can be. Costs can skyrocket trying to keep up to date on eye exams, new frames and lenses. And that doesn't even include all the lens enhancements like anti-reflective coating and light-to-dark...

6 Ways to Get Hulu For Free

Getting free Hulu sounds like a pretty sweet deal. But is it legal? You bet it is. And it’s good news, especially if you’ve already cut cable to save on your monthly expenses. Without Hulu, how else can you keep up with The Masked Singer or Marvel’s...

14 Sites That Offer Online Tutoring Jobs

Working as an online tutor is a great way to earn money working from home. If you’re looking to escape your 9 to 5 and love to teach, this might be a perfect fit for you. You don’t need to be an expert. A lot of online tutoring companies will hire...

4 Legit Ways to Make Money Texting

Earning extra money can buy you freedom in more ways than one. If you’re looking to pay down debt faster, fund a vacation, or enjoy going out with friends more, working a side gig can help. Sometimes the thought of picking up additional work on the...

11 Best Places to Buy Discount Shoes Online

Shopping for shoes from the comfort of your home can save you time and money. Not only will you keep more cash in your pocket, but you’ll also have a better selection than what you’ll find at most brick-and-mortar shoe stores. If you sign up for...

How Much to Spend on an Engagement Ring

When you’re in love, the world is brighter, colors are more vibrant, and you walk through life as though you’re floating on a cloud. Now that you’ve found “the one,” you’re thinking of popping the big question. But how much should you spend on an...

The Real Cost of Commuting

You’ve landed your dream job and have never been happier. After perfecting your morning routine and finding the best route to work, you’ve settled into the company culture quite well. The only downside is the long commute. Before you said “yes” to...

What is a Sinking Fund and Why Do You Need One?

When it comes to personal finance, you may have heard about the importance of having an emergency fund. But have you ever heard of a sinking fund? Having an emergency fund in place will help cover unexpected costs. For example, maybe you’ll...