Laurie Blank

Laurie Blank


Laurie Blank is a personal finance freelance writer as well as a licensed Realtor in Wisconsin and Minnesota.

Laurie writes and conducts real estate business while being a (largely) stay-at-home mom to her four children.

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


20 Best Apps to Sell Stuff Online and Locally

20 Best Apps to Sell Stuff Online and Locally

Selling stuff can be a great way to earn some extra cash. Mobile apps make it easy to buy and sell stuff online and locally. And to maximize reach, using the convenience of an app to sell stuff you no longer need or want is vital. So using selling apps are the way to...
22 Easy Side Hustles You Can Start Today

22 Easy Side Hustles You Can Start Today

Have you ever wanted to make more money? Maybe you’re trying to pay off debt faster. Or perhaps you want to save for your dream vacation. Whatever the reason, there are ways you can make more money. Some people call this “side hustling.” Side hustling is doing odd...
27 Ways to Sell Furniture Online and Locally

27 Ways to Sell Furniture Online and Locally

Have you ever had furniture pieces you wanted or needed to sell? Trying to sell furniture can seem overwhelming. However, there are dozens of ways to sell furniture, both online and locally near you. Here is some information on where you can sell your furniture. But...
24 Ways to Make Copies Near You

24 Ways to Make Copies Near You

Do you ever need copies of papers but aren’t sure where to look? Luckily you have several options for making cheap (and sometimes even free) copies near you. Many times you can just send a document via email to the desired party. However, sometimes you do need or want...
18 Places to Buy Hay Bales Near You

18 Places to Buy Hay Bales Near You

Hay isn’t just for horses anymore. If you’ve researched home decor lately, you’ve probably seen that straw and hay bales are used for a variety of home decor purposes. In addition, people use hay bales for outdoor seating and other purposes too. In fact, an outdoor...
18 Best Survey Sites to Make Extra Money in 2019

18 Best Survey Sites to Make Extra Money in 2019

One fairly easy way to make extra money is by taking surveys. One of the great things about taking surveys to make money is that you don’t need any experience. Just about anyone can earn extra cash with surveys, and in many cases, you only need to be 13 or older to...
12 Ways to Build Residual Income

12 Ways to Build Residual Income

Are you looking to have more cash left over at the end of the month? Cutting expenses to help you save money can help you do that. However, there comes the point in every budget when you can’t reduce expenses any further. At that point, there’s only one thing...