Veneta Lusk


Veneta Lusk

Veneta Lusk is an award-winning writer with nearly 14 years of experience. She holds a BA in journalism from the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill. Her expertise includes personal finance, making money, frugal living, saving money, and building a freelance career.

She loves empowering people to get smart about their finances so they can live their dreams.

After becoming debt free, she and her husband created a flexible lifestyle so they can travel more, focus on fun projects, and spend time with their family.

When she’s not writing or hanging out with her family, she enjoys reading, baking, and planning the next big adventure.


7 Debt Payoff Apps in 2019

Getting in debt can be so gradual that you don’t even know how you got there. When I first realized I had more than $4,000 in credit card debt, I was shocked. How was it possible to rack up so much debt when I didn’t even remember spending it? When...

How to Get Out of Payday Loans Legally

Payday loans can end up costing you much more in the long run than you originally intended to borrow. If you’ve ever taken out a payday loan, you’re not alone. In fact, one in 10 people have taken out a payday loan, according to a survey by CNBC Make It...

14 Best Game Apps to Win Money Today

Wouldn’t it be great if you could divert at least part of the time you spend staring at your phone into earning money? It’s even better if you can have fun doing it. That’s is why we put together this list of the 14 best game apps to help you win...

4 Ways to Make Money Renting Out Your Car

If you’ve got a car just sitting around idle, wouldn’t it be nice to put it to work earning money? You can, with a handful of services that let you make money by renting out your car. Just as you can rent a room or even your entire home through...

9 Best Jobs to Get Rich (and What it Takes to Get Them)

Money isn’t everything when it comes to choosing a career. But what if you could find a field you love, and make at least $100,000 a year? Sounds ideal? If you’re deciding “what you want to be when you grow up,” you might as well look at careers...

5 Best Places to Eat Out for Cheap

While my husband and I enjoy going out to eat, the costs can add up pretty quickly. This is why we’ve figured out ways we can eat out without breaking the bank. If you’re looking to cut costs but don’t want to give up eating out, I have a few tips that...

How to Make Money with Youtube

If you’re looking to make money with YouTube, you’re not alone. Each minute, YouTubers upload 400 hours of content. That’s the equivalent of more than 16 days worth of video added to the platform every minute. YouTube is the second largest search...