I recently updated this resource page to include services, products, and companies that I’ve used or can vouch for. I wanted to have everything in one place so that they can be easily accessible to you.

Disclosure: Please note that some of the links are affiliate links. The Butler Journal will earn a small commission if you make a purchase. I have used these services or companies and recommend them because they are useful. You do not have to click on any of the links or buy anything that is advertised.

Web Related



Bluehost is one of the best hosting companies that you can go with if you are looking to start a WordPress blog for a good price. The Butler Journal has been hosted on Bluehost since 2013.You can get your hosting for as little as $3.95 per month (this low price is only available through my unique link). You also get a free domain when you purchase a plan of 12 months or longer. I wrote a step by step guide that will help you get started. You can find it here.


GoDaddy is one of the best places to locate and purchase a domain name. They are advertised as the world’s largest domain name website. I purchased a domain for another website that I had a couple of years ago for under $5. That’s a heck of a price. Head over here to see what domain deals are eligible.

Save You Money


If  I can’t find a hotel deal when I’m traveling, I use Airbnb. I’ve used it in places like Miami and Havana, Cuba. Both places that I stayed in were nice. Use this coupon the first time you book a stay with Airbnb, and you can save $40.


I’m a huge fan of Uber. In most cities, Uber is much cheaper than a regular taxi. If you’ve never used them, use this code jasonb2640 for $5 off your first four rides.


Depending on where you’re going, you may see that Uber has surge charges or they may be a little higher than you want to pay. You can use Lyft. Here is a code that will get you $5 off your first ride.


The 4 – Hour Workweek

If you’re thinking about doing your own thing, you should consider checking out The 4 – Hour Workweek. I will motivate and help you with automation which will make your life much better. I’ve read the book several times over the last five years.


The Total Money Makeover

If you are trying to get out of debt, you should read The Total Money Makeover. Dave Ramsey shares seven principles in this book called baby steps. Anyone can do them if they are focused and disciplined. I’m currently at baby step number 2. I can’t wait until I’m finished with number 7!



Finance Related

Capital One 360

If you are looking to open a new bank account, check out Capital 360. They have a no fee checking and saving account options for you. They are giving new users a $25 bonus for each account if you deposit $250 or more. Check this link for details.

Credit Sesame

Credit Sesame gives you a free credit score. Their site also shows you various things you can do to increase it. For more information on how you can increase your credit score, go here.

Personal Capital

Personal Capital is an online tool that allows you to track your finances. You can add accounts such as your checking, savings, credit card, mortgage and more on there. Personal Capital is free service that will help you get things in order. Find out more about it here.


If you are a looking to get into the stock market game but don’t have much money to invest, check out Stockpile. Stockpile has hundreds of stocks to choose from. With this affiliate link, all new users get $5 to put towards a new stock purchase when they sign up for an account. Stockpile charges $0.99 per trade which is a heck of a deal.

Starting Your Amazon Side Hustle

Sandy Smith has made over $60,000 selling things on Amazon in three years. She has an excellent course that will show you how to make some extra money with Amazon as well. I took the course a few months ago and learned a lot. I just wish I had the time to work on it. If you’re looking for a side hustle, I’d recommend the course which is titled Starting Your Amazon Side Hustle. You can find out more information about it here.


Swagbucks is a site that I’ve used to help make some extra money with. You can make money by doing surveys, watching videos and playing games as well as other things. To get started with Swagbucks, sign up here today.

Online resources

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