20 Ways to Make Good Money Without a College Degree

Most everyone will agree that doctors, lawyers, engineers, etc. are careers with high income skills. But all of these require at least four years of college, if not more. Because these specialized skills need formal education, it’s understandable why they demand a high income. However, did you know there are skills you can learn to … Read more

20 Great Jobs for Introverts

The closure of many public establishments such as restaurants, movie theaters and clubs has forced many in the labor force to pursue jobs where you work alone without real human interaction. Yet, even before the pandemic, workers have increasingly turned to jobs that do not require physical attendance at an office. People who would rather work alone … Read more

Need a Job? 12 Ways to Make Money in the Coronavirus Age

Whether you believe the hysteria surrounding the Coronavirus pandemic or not, one thing is sure:  The Coronavirus is impacting countless households when it comes to finances.  Those who are brave enough to check the status of their 401K accounts have seen steady drops. Investors are scrambling. Events are canceled for the foreseeable future. However, the people hit … Read more

Avoid These 7 Common Side-Hustle Mistakes

If you’re thinking of starting a side hustle, you’re in good company. According to a survey by VistaPrint, 27% of respondents reported having a side gig. Whether you’re a college student or a retiree, earning extra income makes a lot of sense. It can give you some breathing room in your budget, boost your retirement nest … Read more

25 of the Hottest Markets for Rideshare Drivers

When it comes to driving for rideshare services like Uber or Lyft, where you work has a big impact on your earning potential. Ideally speaking, you want to drive in an area that has a consistent demand and where you’re not competing with too many other drivers. We set out to find the best markets for rideshare … Read more

13 Side Hustles You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

By now you’re probably pretty familiar with all the mainstream side hustles out there, like becoming a delivery-partner with Uber or delivering food with DoorDash. But if you’re in need of some extra cash and none of the usual suspects for side gigs sound appealing, worry not. The gig industry is gi-normous (yes, that’s a word) and fortunately … Read more

The Best & Worst Cities for Working From Home

Working from home has never been easier. Thanks to advances in technology, many professionals can plow through their to-do lists from the comfort of their couch. However, some cities are better for remote work than others. Cities that are more appealing to telecommuters have higher earning power for the remote workers who live there and … Read more

Here’s How Much New Teachers Make in Every State

America runs on teachers. In 2017, there were some 3.6 million full-time teachers in U.S., according to the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). 3.2 million of them were public school teachers, serving local communities across the country. According to the NCES, the average salary for a U.S. public school teacher in the 2016-2017 school year was … Read more

If You’re Over 50, Chances Are the Decision to Leave a Job Won’t be Yours

Tom Steckel hunched over a laptop in the overheated basement of the state Capitol building in Pierre, South Dakota, early last week, trying to figure out how a newly awarded benefit claims contract will make it easier for him do his job. Steckel is South Dakota’s director of employee benefits. His department administers programs that … Read more

Getting a Job or Finding a Job After Bankruptcy

A common conern I hear from time-to-time is if someone goes bankrupt will they be able to find a job or get a job. The answer will surprise you. According to Christine Saah Nazer, of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, “The use of credit histories in employment can have a disparate impact on a … Read more

Credit Reports, Credit History, and Credit Scores in Hiring and Job Performance. Is It Even Fair?

You hear all the time how credit history can impact your ability to get a job. In the debt relief world debt settlement and credit counseling companies claim bankruptcy prevents people from getting jobs and that’s why people need to use their services instead. But what is reality and what is the negative impact of … Read more

Federal Government Job Scam Halted

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has halted a countrywide scheme that falsely promised consumers help to get federal government jobs through exclusive listings. According to the FTC, Frontier Publishing, doing business as American Data Group, targeted and charged consumers for information pertaining to federal government jobs (jobs that the federal government provides for free) but … Read more