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Free Money? Creative Ways to Get Cash Back & Boost Your Income

Discover Creative Ways to Get Cash Back & Boost Your Income In a world where financial stability is a key concern for many people, the pursuit of additional income streams has become a common goal. About 70% of Americans admit to being stressed about their personal finances, and 52% of U.S. adults said their financial […]

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We’re taught to see debt as a bad thing, but some debts actually play a role in your overall financial health.

Understanding the Difference Between Negative & Positive Debt

We’re taught to see debt as a bad thing, but some debts actually play a role in your overall financial health. Understanding the difference between positive debt and negative debt is crucial for making informed financial decisions. Explore the nuances of these two types of debt and learn how to navigate your finances effectively. Positive […]

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Childcare costs are inflating as availability decreases.

How to Cope with the Rise in Childcare Costs

How to Cope with the Rise in Child Care Costs Parents facing rising inflation are also battling another high cost: child care. About 63% of parents report child care has become more expensive this past year. Over half of parents surveyed (59%) say they are more concerned about child care costs now than they were […]

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How to Offset Inflation as a Small Business Owner

Small businesses have been through a lot in the past couple of years. In 2020, the pandemic forced many businesses to close. In 2021, many small businesses faced hiring issues with The Great Resignation creating a hyper-competitive labor market. This year, inflation is causing problems for American entrepreneurs. One in three small businesses (33%) now […]

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A mystery shopper is hired to shop at a store and report back on the experience

Is Mystery Shopping a Good Side Gig?

Discover whether mystery shopping is right for you. There are many ways to earn money on the side to help fund expenses, cover bills, and pay off debt faster. However, some side gigs require you to own a car, purchase expensive equipment, or have a certain skillset. Mystery shopping is a good side gig because […]

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3 Side Gigs That Can Earn You More Than Full-Time Work

Consider these side gigs if you’re struggling at your full-time job. Working a full-time job can be challenging for many reasons. It can be difficult to get promoted, to get past a salary cap, to have a work-life balance, to raise children, and so on. For some, a full-time job can prevent them from doing […]

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Don’t let deals, speed, convenience get you to spend more with purchases.

Are Online Retailers Tricking You Into Overspending?

Online retailers tricking you? Don’t let speed and convenience convince you to spend more. Did you overspend again? If you are constantly over budget, you may be falling for online retail tricks. According to Digital Commerce 360, U.S. shoppers spent more than $861 billion online in 2020, which represents 44% year-over-year growth. Many shoppers have […]

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