Funny Money: How Much Can You Really Earn from Earn-as-you-surf Sites?

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Apps and sites like Swagbucks and MyPoints promise to pay you cash just for searching the Web, watching ads, or buying stuff you already need. Too good to be true? Or can you really pick up some spending money with these “earn-as-you-surf” sites? You can, and I did!

Why You Should Work Multiple Jobs

Working a second job isn't always fun, but doing what it takes financially is a common trait among successful people.

The benefits of working a second job are great. Extra income to help pay off debt or save is fantastic. Plus, it’s added security in case you lose your primary job. You are still earning something to get you through.

Time Management for Freelancers: How To Find Extra Hours for Earning More

Everybody wants to earn more money. And as we’ve established, often the most straightforward way to do that is to start freelancing in addition to your nine-to-five. Ideally, you can even make that work something you already enjoy—like teaching a fitness class or creating designs—so it feels less like work. In other words, become a […]

How To Be Richer Than Your Friends

Last week, just before Thanksgiving, I sent an article to people on my email list that you won’t find on the blog. I was psyched to see how many of you wrote back saying you enjoyed the advice. If you only saw the subject line or skimmed the email, you thought “oh it’s Thanksgiving and […]

How This Blog Earns Six Figures (And You Could Too)

Gross Revenue by Month, Jan. 2010 - June 2011

When I was 25, I was $80,000 in debt and working both a full-time job and 25 hours at Starbucks on nights and weekends just make a dent in my bills. Despite a grueling schedule, I wasn’t satisfied with how quickly I was making progress. Which is why I also spent hours every week building this site […]

Earn More Money! Why Spending Less Isn’t the Only Answer

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Most personal finance advice focuses on spending less, but finding ways to earn more money can help you reach your financial goals faster. Here’s why.

Five Easy Ways You Can Earn More Money in the New Year

Generation Earn by Kimberly Palmer

This guest post is from Kimberly Palmer, author of the new book Generation Earn: The Young Professional’s Guide to Spending, Investing, and Giving Back. She’s also the personal finance columnist at US News & World Report. Looking for some worthy splurges to help you ring in the New Year? Consider these investments in your career […]

Freelance Work: Why You Should Be Freelancing Now and the Secret to Getting Started

Why You Should Be Freelancing Now and the Secret to Getting Started

Earning extra money on the side is a great way to get ahead financially. There are so many opportunities out there you are sure to find something you enjoy doing. But don’t forget about taxes. When you work freelance your clients do not withhold taxes, so make sure you stay on top of that.