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Side Hustle Finances 101

Welcome to the final post in our series about earning extra income with a smart side hustle! (If you missed the first two posts, you can learn how to choose the perfect side hustle for you and get tips for launching your side gig to get up to speed.) Knowing how to

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How to Launch Your Side Hustle

Welcome to the second post in this series about starting a side hustle to boost your income. If you missed the first post, I recommend you start there to decide which side gig is right for you. Then come right back here to learn about the next step, which is: How

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How to Choose the Right Side Hustle for You

When it comes to getting out of debt and cleaning up your personal finances, you basically have two choices: Cut back on your spending, or start earning more money. You may not have control over your next raise, but you definitely have the power to pick up a side hustle

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Free (and Cheap) Fun for the Holidays! Enjoy Life!

Free (and Cheap!) Fun for the Holidays   I talk a lot about the importance of saving your money and paying down your debt, but life isn’t all about penny-pinching. In fact, the whole point of being more financially responsible today is so that you can enjoy yourself in the

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Debt Payoff

Should You Refinance Your Student Loan?

Financial services company SoFi is in hot water for falsely advertising how much its customers can save if they refinance their student loans. The company agreed to alter its messaging after a recent settlement with the Federal Trade Commission. If you’re anything like me when I was starting my college

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Prepare for the Holidays

Photo by Ron Dauphin on Unsplash Now that Halloween is over, the Holiday Season is upon us! If you have walked in any store recently, including your grocery store, you may have noticed aisles full of red and green items. David Thoreau once said “The way you spend Christmas is far more important

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Invest In You

Photo by Zac Durant on Unsplash The concept of investing in oneself may sound simple but for many Americans – it’s not. Taking the time to focus solely on you is one of the biggest ROIs in life. By changing the focus from others to you gives the opportunity to learn a new

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Debt Payoff

Is It Possible To Avoid Student Loans By Leaving The Country?

It’s no surprise that America’s education system has left millions in student loan debt they can’t afford. Research shows the average 2017 college graduate finishes school with $39,400 in student loans, six percent higher than 2016. And altogether, Americans owe an astonishing $1.52 trillion in student debt. Student loan debt

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4 Ways to Automate Your Savings for Faster Results

4 Ways to Automate Your Savings for Faster Results Investing in your retirement may not sound glamorous, but it’s one of the most important gifts you can give yourself. The thing is, it takes time to build a nest egg that you’ll be able to live on during your golden

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