Not too long ago, someone I know was complaining about how he was running low on funds, and how he was concerned about money. I expressed my worry, and asked if he had any prospects. He simply told me that he hadn’t worked much that week, and rent was going to be due. I know … Read more Are You Passing Up Chances for More Money?
Even though the numbers seem to be showing some improvement in the employment picture, it’s still a tough market out there. Competition for available jobs is still fairly stiff. If you want the interview — much less the job — you need to set yourself apart. One of the ways to do that is through … Read more 5 Ways to Ensure Your Resume Goes Straight to the Waste Basket
With the cost of a post-secondary education on the rise, it is little surprise that many students (and their parents) are looking for ways to reduce the overall cost of attending university. There are a number of strategies that one can employ in order to reduce your reliance on student loans during your college years. It’s … Read more Take Advantage of Tuition Reimbursement Program
I have a relative who just finished a temporary summer job and is back on the hunt for something a little more permanent. However, he insists that he “can’t work for less than $10 an hour.” He has an idea of how much his work time is worth, and he says he won’t commit to … Read more Would You Work for Less than You Think You Deserve?
What’s your perfect part time job? I know as a busy and often over-scheduled mom, if I were ever to go back to work part time, I’d want something easy! I wouldn’t necessarily want to work somewhere that I had to think a lot or deal with a heavy amount of foot traffic. Pay would … Read more 7 Easy Part Time Jobs
We’ve been talking a lot recently about jobs for college graduates and for those who can’t find a job. But there’s another group of people who are hurting these days: retired people. When the economy went south, many people who were retired or soon to be retired lost a lot of money in their retirement … Read more 5 Jobs for Retired People
You’ve spent four years listening to lectures, studying, and pulling all nighters writing papers. You’ve paid thousands of dollars and perhaps owe thousands of dollars in student loans to pay for your education. In June, you finally walked across the stage and received your college degree. From here on out, life should be smooth sailing, … Read more What to do After College if You Can’t Find a Job
I never aspired to own my own business. Before I became a stay at home mom, I always worked for other people, who took care of taxes for me. When I started this blog, and it began making money, suddenly I had to worry about more than taking the standard deduction. As a blogger and … Read more Tax Deductions When You Work From Home
Living on one income can be tough. I know, because my family has been doing it for the last 15 years. It hasn’t always been easy. The economy has had it’s ups and downs, and that is often reflected in my husband’s job situation. Yes, there have been times when one income has been more … Read more How to Make Money Without a Job
One of the best ways to pay off debt more quickly is to snowflake money toward your debt payment. Finding little ways to earn some quick cash can make your debt disappear much faster! I’ve been involved in the following programs for a while, and while you won’t get rich off either of them, each … Read more Quick and Easy Ways to Make a Little Extra Cash