July Income Report – 2017 Money Pit Diaries
Hi Everyone, summer has proven to be a tad bit time consuming with my day job, so I find myself finally posting our July income report in September…Yikes. Slowly getting caught up. Anyways, let’s get on with the July income report:
EBAY Sales (9) $ 75.85
Etsy Sales (3) $ 20.96
Bank Deals $ 5.59
1Q Survey $ 1.75
Pact $ 8.23
Checkout 52 $ 22.00
Mobisave $ .20
July Total: $ 134.58
Goal for July was $100, which we met and went over for July.
Here is what I did in detail:
EBAY sales were consistent for the month. In total, there were nine sales for a total of $ 75.85 profit after EBAY and PayPal fees.
Again, we received 3 orders on Etsy, the shops are not very active but I continue to get orders. The jewelry shop is Kattfive Creations. The shop is full of cute, trendy, reasonably priced handmade jewelry. Custom orders can be requested; we love doing wedding jewelry. The supply shop is My Destash Shop. This shop is full of extra supplies and craft items that we are de-stashing. By the end of the month we made two sales for the month which amounted to profits of $20.96 (after Etsy and PayPal fees).
Our bank offers cash back if we use our debit/credit card with them at certain companies. We received $5.59 back from using our debit card while shopping and/or eating out.
1Q Surveys is an app that I have on my phone. They will send you a quick survey, which is very randomly to complete. I noticed their survey and answered their questions on a few survey’s this month and received deposits of $.25 each directly into PayPal, for a total of $1.75. No wait time, immediately deposited. If you are interested in signing up you can do so at www.1q.com/x2zuqx
We use the grocery apps on items that we would normally purchase anyways. It’s hard to ignore money that is just sitting there waiting to be added into the pool for the month. We do not earn a bunch using the apps and some would probably say it is not worth the time, but for me it was enough to push me over the $100 threshold this month.
Checkout 51 is another grocery app that I use on my phone. Much like the other apps listed here. The cash out is set at $20.00 and you receive an actual check. I had rebates in my account that amounted to $22.00, so I requested the check. Checkout 51 has a monthly sweepstakes. You are automatically entered when you upload your receipt. This month, to help get my balance to the cash out minimum, I won a $10.00 deposit this month. a
Regarding the MobiSave earnings, we only earned $1.75 in rebates by scanning my receipts with my smartphone. This app will automatically send you (via PayPal) whatever rebate amount that is due to you as soon as the purchase has been verified. This means a bunch of smaller deposits into my PayPal account. If you decide to sign up, please use referral code XGYYIWBV to get you started. You can see more on their website here: MobiSave.
Our July income report will be reported on a cash basis. Meaning the actual cash has been received and able to be transferred to the allotted investment account or to debt repayment. We are not counting on funds that we are unable to have access to until a certain threshold has been met. So far, we have been able to set up a $1000 Lending Club investment account. We are earning a passive income on this account now that it is active.
Until next month, on to the August challenge…