How to Earn Extra Dough with a Home Based Business

Blogging about personal finance for the past five years has taught me many things. But the most important lesson I’ve learned was completely unexpected–the power and freedom of earning extra income. Some call it a side hustle. Others call it a home based business. I call it life-changing. A side hustle is anything that makes […]

Published or Updated: February 12, 2012

Wanna Make More Money? Consider Getting Certified

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Everyone seems to have an interest in earning more money. Most of us are continually looking for ways to boost our income and earn more for spending, saving and paying down debt. However, it’s not always easy to add a zero or two to the end of a paycheck. Aside from getting a second job […]

Published or Updated: May 17, 2012

Best Side-Money Making Gigs on Craigslist

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If you’re like most people, the idea of generating supplemental revenue for your household balance sheet is not a bad idea. Getting a second job is a very common way to make a little extra cash to help with bills, save money to reach your goals faster or pay off any outstanding debt. A good […]

Published or Updated: January 29, 2012

How to Make Money on eBay Selling Stuff You Don’t Own

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As we continue to slug through an abysmal economy, more and more people are looking for ways to earn extra income. Running this blog now for three years has taught me that there are literally thousands of ways you can make extra money online. One way to make money online is by selling other people’s […]

Published or Updated: March 22, 2012

Making Money Online–5 Real Life Examples

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From time to time we’ve talked about how to make money online. And the fact is that anybody can earn money with an online business. I know many folks, for example, who not only make money blogging, but make enough to quit their regular jobs. So today I thought we’d look at 5 real-life examples […]

Published or Updated: April 21, 2014

10 Jobs To Earn Some Extra Cash

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During some of the toughest economic times the country has experienced since the Great Depression, Americans continue to struggle to make ends meet on a monthly basis. To keep up with the expenses, debt payments and bills, there are a variety of ways to earn a few hundred extra dollars on a monthly basis. Below […]

Published or Updated: April 3, 2014

How to Make Full-time Money as a Part-time Writer

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Recently I’ve received a number of e-mail and comments from people really struggling financially. In some cases it’s due to divorce, in other cases it’s a job loss. Whatever the situation, a lot of people could use some extra cash. In the past, I’ve written about ways to earn extra money. Today, we are going […]

Published or Updated: January 9, 2014

Meet The Young Entrepreneur–Alex Frais

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The other day a fellow personal finance blogger, Jeff from Good Financial Cents, mentioned a young blogger (just turned 16) who had started a business designing blogs and websites. Jeff posted a link to the young man’s website, and so I spent some time checking out his work. Self described as a young entrepreneur, Alex […]

Published or Updated: April 3, 2014

Code Warriors: Build an App and Win $10,000

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Karen over at MSN’s Smart Spending Blog sent over some details of a contest MSN is running. Actually, it’s two contests in one. They are looking for the best web application to help folks through the current economic crisis and a second app to help people go lean and “green.” The contest is called Will […]

Published or Updated: April 3, 2014