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!
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]