one you can start for a small bag of jellybeans, and — with time and effort — build up to something big.
I'm talking about the business that keeps my own family in winter boots, and oatmeal: a thrift store.
Create attractive clothing displays at the end of aisles.
People should be able to easily find what they are looking for. Holding a master's degree in curriculum and Instruction, she has written training materials for three school districts.
We were living on a 40-acre tract and my husband drew around $700 a month from a lumberyard in a nearby town.
Then we bought a quarter horse for our kids to use as a 4-H club project and that mare turned out to be — for us, anyhow — the world's most expensive animal.
The store was listed as belonging to me, but my husband was able to help as his strength increased.
Meanwhile he was drawing unemployment (which provided our groceries), and I clerked at an auction one night each week and spent one morning cleaning our church's rectory.
At that point I suggested that we borrow 0 from the local bank, rent a cheap building, purchase a pickup load of furniture at a nearby auction and sell it ...
the idea being to take the money we made, buy more stock and repeat the process.