254 – Awesome July Savings – Purpose To Repurpose – Summer Fun Splurges

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254 – Awesome July Savings – Purpose To Repurpose – Summer Fun Splurges

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Hi!  I’m Josh Elledge, the Chief Executive Angel of SavingsAngel.com and welcome to the SavingsAngel show! I’m podcasting to you from Orlando, Florida on the eve of America’s Independence Day. Happy 4th of July, everyone!

I am an extremely busy consumer expert, money-saving advocate, syndicated newspaper columnist, and the guy that turns digital entrepreneurs into media celebrities with UpMyInfluence.com. I love what I do and can’t wait to get going on today’s episode.

In order to help you save more, earn more and live more abundantly on today’s show I’ll be covering:

  • Time to Save: 4th of July, Amazon Prime Day, Tax-Free Weekends
  • FleaMarket Flippers: A Repurposeful Life
  • Indulge Summer Splurges with Swagbucks



Time to Save: 4th of July, Amazon Prime Day, Tax-Free Weekends

4th of July sales and Tax-Free Weekends, along with (in a small way) Amazon Prime Day, all have their roots in American history and our annual celebration of independence. No, seriously.

On July 4, 1776, the Continental Congress formally adopted the Declaration of Independence. Skirmishes against the acts and rule of the English Crown had already begun prior to this date but escalated quickly afterward. Two of the many compelling reasons Americans desired independence was taxation (without representation) and the forced monopoly of British-only trade by closing Boston to any other merchant ships. This forced monopoly controlled prices and prevented free enterprise and competitive pricing.

Our forefathers and foremothers wouldn’t have it. They fought for a better way of

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FleaMarket Flippers: A Repurposeful Life

I have with me today Rob and Melissa from Flea Market Flippers. Right away you are probably thinking that what they do is flip houses or property. But in the case of Rob and Melissa they don't flip houses or property they flip items, cast-offs, things that other people throw in the trash.

Listen as Rob tells how he got into flipping with his mom and how that eventually became the business that he and Melissa have today. Remember the Nordic tracks? You'll want to hear the rest of that story!

What started as a side-hustle has turned into a full-time business with approximately $150,000 worth of inventory and takes 3 storage units to house. It's amazing!

As a SavingsAngel fan, you're also invited to take part in the Flipper University Workshop. It's free and an easy way for you to discover whether or not flipping/reselling items could be a perfect fit for you! 

Simply go to www.savingsangel.com/flip and sign up for this free 75-minute workshop. You may be surprised how easy it is to become the next flipper


Indulge Summer Splurges with Swagbucks

Everyone has a guilty pleasure, whether it’s unboxing parties or late night venti caramel Frappuccinos. With Swagbucks you can shop at your favorite locations and accumulate credit towards a variety of products and services. Earn money back for online surveys, watching videos, reviewing content, shopping online, or trying out products and services. Each method rewards the user with Swagbucks, which are converted into digital rewards, either in gift cards or a Paypal transfer. Never say there isn’t money on the internet.

For long-time listeners of SavingsAngel, you’ve heard of this service before, and I’m hoping you are taking advantage of it. With Swagbucks, new shoppers are credited an extra $10 bonus for their first purchase. Everyone has one luxury they can’t help splurging on, and getting cash back for indulgence has no downsides. 

Visit www.savingsangel.com/swagbucks for your extra $10 bonus. That’s w-w-w-dot-savings-angel-dot-com-slash-swagbucks


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And as always, if you have any specific questions, or if there is something you’d like to hear me talk about, you can drop me a comment in the podcast feedback, write me on my Facebook group, or call my podcast hotline at 407.205.9250 and leave me a message. I’ll answer your question, write you back, or – with your permission – I might even share your question or story with others on this show.

Have a wonderful week – full of saving more, earning more, and living more abundantly – and thank you for listening!



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Written by Josh Elledge - CEO, UpMyInfluence

Josh Elledge is U.S. Navy veteran and launched UpMyInfluence to help entrepreneurs like himself attract the perfect audiences and grow their authority and influence. While growing their better-than-PR agency, UpMyInfluence discovered that building 7-figure B2B Sales Systems (with zero paid advertising) for agencies, consultants, coaches, and other high-ticket B2B service providers is actually what they do better than anyone else on the planet.

UpMyInfluence was the natural outgrowth of his first startup, SavingsAngel.com which has grossed more than $6 million in sales with zero paid ads. He did it all through building authority and serving audiences in the media.

Josh is a weekly TV consumer expert in Orlando, writes a syndicated newspaper column to 1.1 million readers, and regularly appears on more than 75 TV stations across the country. All told, Josh has appeared in the media more than 2500 times.

Josh loves living in Orlando, FL with his wife and three children.

SEE ALL ABOUT JOSH ELLEDGE HERE: https://upmyinfluence.com/josh/

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