Laurie Blank


Laurie Blank

Laurie Blank is a freelance writer and licensed Realtor practicing in Minnesota and Wisconsin.

She has been writing about personal finance topics for over six years.

Laurie works her writing and real estate businesses while being a (largely) stay-at-home mom to her four children.

In her spare time she keeps active hiking, biking, cooking and hanging out with family and friends.


55 Easy Ways to Get Free Stickers in 2019

You might be surprised to learn that all kinds of companies send free stickers to kids and adults. I’m guessing it has a lot to do with promoting their businesses. But either way, the result is free stickers. Anyone willing to contact companies and ask...

28 Sites Like eBay to Sell Your Stuff Online

eBay is one of the most popular sites for selling your stuff online, however there are some down sides to selling on eBay that might make it more beneficial to try and sell on other similar sites. Although eBay has a lot of benefits, and we recommend it...

8 Best Ways to Get a Cheap Gym Membership in 2019

Gym memberships can do a world of good for your health – if you can afford one. Gym memberships can also be expensive. When I checked out the gym membership prices at a popular local gym here, they wanted to charge me a “joining fee” of $100, plus a...

7 Ways to Make Passive Income with Real Estate in 2019

One popular way to make passive income these days is through real estate investing. And you might be surprised to learn something. You don’t have to own a brick and mortar property to be a real estate investor. Yes, that is an option. And owning...

I Need Money Now: 21 Legit Ways to Get Money Today

Sometimes you just need money fast – as in TODAY. Perhaps you have an unexpected car repair because your transmission went out or maybe the water heater in your house needed repair. Fortunately, there are lots of legit ways to get money and get it...

6 Ways to Make Money Teaching English Online

Do you like to help kids learn and are looking to make some extra money? If so, you should consider teaching English online. You might not think you have what it takes to tutor online, but don't give up just yet. You might be surprised at how teaching...

7 Ways to Make $30 Fast in 2019

There are many reasons people want or need to make money quickly. Luckily there are a few options for doing so. I can’t tell you how much my life has changed since I found the blessed world of side hustling. Side hustling is often the key to making...

17 Places That Hire 14 and 15 Year Olds in 2019

Are you under 16 years of age and looking for work? Many 14 and 15-year-olds have reasons for wanting to work. You might want to start saving for college early. Or, you might want to start now to save for buying a car when you’re 16. Whatever your...

17 Best Job Search Websites

Are you looking for a job? Luckily, today’s technologically advanced world makes it much easier to find and apply for jobs. No more pounding the pavement, looking for “help wanted” signs.  Instead, job search websites can help you secure part-time,...

The 20 Best Coupon Sites in 2019

Whether you like to shop online or in stores, saving money is great. Taking advantage of coupons can help save you money on your purchases. Thanks to coupon websites, you are no longer limited to the Sunday paper for coupons. There are other ways to save...