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How to make money with online surveys

If you’re angling to earn some spending cash but don’t want yet another J-O-B, there are a ton of side hustle options to consider. You could drive for Uber, run errands with TaskRabbit, or watch other people’s kids, for example. The best part is, many of these hustles let you work when you want, meaning…


Survey Junkie Review

If you’re looking for a way to earn some “fun money” online, Survey Junkie is worth a look. This website promises to help you “become an influencer,” but not in the traditional way. Instead of spreading your influence via social media like Instagram models do, you’ll answer survey questions and consumer polls that advise companies…

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From homeless to giving women livable wage jobs in her cleaning business [grant winner!]

Other ways to listen: iTunes  ♦  Stitcher   ♦  TuneIn   ♦  SoundCloud ♦  Google Play Loren Guillory, Owner of First Stream Cleaning Loren Guillory moved to Dallas, only to have her new job fall through. Homeless and running out of resources, she found assistance, got on her feet, and created First Stream Cleaning. Starting her own business quickly boosted her esteem…


Tiller review: Easier budgeting with Google Sheets

Budgeting isn’t always easy, and that’s especially true when you have kids. In addition to regular bills, you have to juggle all the extra expenses that crop up throughout the month — school activities, doctor and dentist appointments, and demands for spending money, for example. If you’ve tried budgeting with pen and paper and found…

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The only divorce checklist you need

Here is a divorce checklist of things you need right now to move forward with your new life and family. Whether you are plotting to leave a bad (or even dangerous) relationship, or have already mutually and amicably agreed to part ways with your spouse, the key to a healthy breakup, in which both parties…


What single parents need to know about wills and estate plans

Other ways to listen: iTunes  ♦  Stitcher   ♦  TuneIn   ♦  SoundCloud ♦ Google Play   In this episode, LegalZoom’s Laura Goldberg joins me to answer listeners’ questions about how single moms can easily get a will and estate plan online: Why a will is so, so important. The expensive, heart-wrenching process that your loved ones face if you don’t have a…

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ThredUp Review: Is online consignment worth it?

Whether you’re looking for ways to expand your wardrobe on a budget or cash in on nice clothes you no longer wear, consignment stores can be a solid option. Most consignment stores offer a broad selection of second-hand casual, business, and evening threads at much lower prices than you’d find in your local department store.…

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How to get through divorce without going bankrupt

Fact: Divorce is one of leading predictors of both bankruptcy and home foreclosure. Women are especially prone to a long-term financial fallout from divorce. Within a year of the end of their marriages, women are three times more likely to live in poverty than men, according to U.S. Census Bureau data. The London School of…


Minimalist Living for Real Moms (with Liz Frugalwoods)

 Other ways to listen: iTunes  ♦  Stitcher   ♦  TuneIn   ♦  SoundCloud ♦ Google Play On today’s episode, I interview colleague, fellow blogger and friend Liz Frugalwoods. She’s a mother who – now in her early-thirties – is already retired. We discuss her definition of financial independence, the importance of a holistic (and realistic!) financial approach, plus tips for frugal living. Liz…

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Why being a stay-at-home dad stopped working for this entrepreneur

  Guest post from my friend, fellow journalist, author and entrepreneur, Damon Brown. Damon coaches solopreneurs and side hustlers. He is author of The Ultimate Bite-Sized Entrepreneur, the latest in the best-selling series. Get a special rate for his new self-guided creative business income boot camp as well as free videos, guides, and coaching at…