How to Manage Your Finances if You’re in the Sandwich Generation

Saving for financial goals such as retirement and buying a house is hard enough. The so-called “sandwich generation” has the added struggle of trying to manage priorities: caring for aging parents while saving for their own goals. The sandwich generation…

A Penny Date Is a Cheap Way to Spend Time With Your Valentine

It’s nearly Valentine’s Day, which means it’s almost time to blow an entire paycheck on a dozen long-stem roses, a six-foot-tall teddy bear and a rare, perfectly aged bottle of Champagne.  And don’t forget to make a reservation for that…

5 Unique Ways College Entrepreneurs Can Earn a Great Side Income

College kids wanting to make extra money can always drive for Uber or deliver food for DoorDash, Grubhub or similar apps. They can also bus tables, wait tables, work in commercial kitchens or provide childcare, of course. But traditional jobs…

Here’s How to Get Started With Comic Book Investing

You may have heard stories of people cleaning out attics to find older comic books they then sold at a hefty profit. That does happen — but it’s not just older books that are becoming valuable. Even comic books from…

Mvelopes Review: Digitize the Cash Envelope Method With This App

The cash envelope budgeting method can be a very effective way to control your spending. The premise is simple. You come up with spending limits for your variable expenses, like groceries, eating out or entertainment. Next, you fill up envelopes…

Get Paid to Write Poetry for Magazines, Greeting Cards and More

You don’t have to be Eliot or Frost or Dickinson to make a little money writing poems. There are paying markets out there if you know where to look. Some offer a lucrative sum, and others —  well, it’s more…

New Report: Freelancers and the Benefits Gap: 2021

The agile workforce is on the rise, and freelancers, independent contractors, gig workers, and self-employed professionals that participate benefit like never before from increased flexibility and opportunities associated with this way of working. However, going independent is not without its challenges. While going independent has great rewards, it also presents challenges. While there is increased freedom to work when, where, how, and for who they want, there are gaps in the amount of stability and financial security that many freelancers experience.

How to Make a Side Income Running a Vending Machine Business

As we continue to make our way through COVID-19, many people are still looking for ways to get items they need without physical contact with another person. Vending machines serve that purpose — and make money for the machine’s owner.…