I Tried To Find Work On Elance, Beyond, And Thumbtack — Here’s What Happened

The Best Place To Find Freelance Work A Look At Three Job Sites

Earning extra money is fantastic for your finances, but finding work can be tricky. Here’s a review of some of the most popular online freelance marketplaces — Elance, Beyond, and Thumbtack.

♥ & $: Sometimes It’s About More Than Money — My Take On the Sheryl Sandberg Debate

Lisen Stromberg

In 1996, I was invited to speak to an MBA class at my alma mater, UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business. They wanted to hear about my career as a marketing executive. I wanted to tell them about how hard it was to juggle two children and that seemingly successful career. After 45 minutes detailing […]

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.

Should You Move For A Job?

Should You Move For A Job

When thinking about moving for a job there is more to consider than just the pay. Being away from your support system can be harder than you think. However, you might be passing on a great opportunity by staying home. We are weighing the options of moving for a job vs. staying put.

Steven Slater Proves It: You Need an F-You Fund

I love the Steven Slater story. In case you’ve had your head in the sand for the past few days, here’s the quick version: Slater was a Jet Blue flight attendant who had a really crappy Monday at work. After an altercation with a defiant passenger, Steven Slater let fly an expletive-filled rant over the […]

Declare Your Tips!

Declaring tips is the right thing to do and part of a smart financial plan.

When you get paid small amounts of cash every day it’s easy to think you can just pretend they never happened. But tips are income and the IRS is well aware that servers are notorious under reporters of income. But reporting your tips isn’t just the right thing to do, it can also help you show more income which will go a long way with creditors.