As a kid, I grew up in a working class home so my parents really didn’t have a lot of money to spare.
Suffice it to say, my little brother and I were NOT on the receiving end of a regular allowance.
Of course, we had everything we needed and most of what we wanted but if we desired extra ‘pocket change,’ we had to figure out how to earn it.
No doubt, finding ways to make money required a good deal of resourcefulness and versatility!
That said, we did all sorts of things like:
Cashing in soda bottles.
Never heard of cashing in bottles?
Well, back in those days, soda pops came in glass bottles.
When you were done with them, you’d take the empty bottles to the store and they would buy them back.
If you had a 6 pack, you could earn about 30 or 40 cents.
Back in the late seventies, that would have easily bought you a bag of chips and some penny candy.
Never heard of penny candy?
Geez! You are hereby banished from my territories!
Anyway, personally, I found several additional ways to hustle up a buck–including:
Braiding hair (Yeah, I put the beads on and all!)
Raiding the couch and coffee table for loose change
It beat the hell out of being broke!
So the point to this crazy Lady G fable is this:
Think about what you want and find an ethical way to get it.
Will it require some work?
Absolutely! But you’re up to it, right?
Oh, and if you’ve lost that entrepreneurial spirit that so many of us had as kids, go find it!
Think about what you want to do and do it!
The money will most assuredly come.
For my Millenials: Rise and Grind!
Follow my friend Dave’s lead!
Much love and light to you all!
Lady G 😘💋