How a Goodwill Letter Got a $10,000 Debt Wiped Off My Credit Report

My parents were in the middle of a long, drawn-out divorce when I left for college. My tuition got tied up in the legal battle. This led to a lot of confusion and ended with me leaving school early, holding…

These Enterprising Students Show How to Start a Food Delivery Business

Instead of turning to Uber, Lyft, DoorDash or Grubhub, these college students started their own food delivery businesses to make money and show their entrepreneurial expertise to potential employers. Two met a demand created by the COVID-19 pandemic, while two…

Food Truck Owner Does Successful Pandemic Pivot

A Greek dessert served at the 776 BC Olympic Games has been transformed centuries later to enable a struggling food truck business to become a nationally-distributed food manufacturer. The ancient dessert, called Loukoumades, is similar to a doughnut but is…

What to Do If You Have an Eviction on Your Record

The best way to deal with an eviction is to fight it before you’re forced to leave your home. Not everyone who fights will win, though. And after you’re evicted, the nightmare isn’t over. Having an eviction on your record…

Here’s How to Find Housing on Facebook

Even in the best of times, meeting strangers to select an affordable place to live can be difficult. You never know if, at best, your potential landlord or roommate will be a scammer, or at worst, a murderer. Throw a…

Save Money on Movies and More With These Free Library Apps

You don’t have to be a nerd to appreciate the hidden world of virtual resources, which are offered by many U.S. public libraries. Do you want to stream music, movies and audiobooks? Check out a hundred magazines? Learn a new…

Every Homeowners’ Quandary: When to DIY or Hire a Pro

In the age of endless how-to Youtube videos and Do-It-Yourselfers on HGTV, it’s easy to think that you can tackle almost any home project as long as you study hard enough. Every renovation project you choose to take on yourself…

Here’s How to Buy a Used Phone (That Actually Works)

Looking to update your old cell phone? A phone that is not necessarily new but is new to you could save you a lot of money without costing you quality. “There’s such an appetite for consumers that don’t need to…

How Much Do You Get Paid to Donate Sperm? Here’s the Full Process

Let’s talk about how to make money by selling your sperm. Like, how this actually works. Popular media sends a strong message: Selling your sperm is a lucrative and simple way to make money when you’re low on cash. And…