Writing Wrap Up + Good News About Freelance Income + MORE

Writing Wrap Up + Good News About Freelance Income + MORE

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If you are a personal finance enthusiast, you are likely a follower of GlobeInvestor.com.  Recently, they decided to install a pay wall to obtain paid subscribers for reading their articles (you still get 5 free articles a month).  It typically costs $0.99 for the first month, then $19…

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How to Sell Your Skills as an Older WorkerEvery week it seems as if we are being treated to yet another story or report saying that Americans aren’t saving enough money for retirement. The statistics seem consistent with the claim, no matter what the source. But if people aren’t saving enough for retirement, what options will they have when the time comes?
For most, it will involve some form of work…

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We have talked a lot about 401k’s and rolling over your employer-sponsored 401k into a either a traditional IRA, or a Roth IRA account when you leave your employer.
While IRAs offer several tax benefits, there are reasons you might consider depositing those funds into a Certificate of Deposit (CD)…

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The Main Reasons Why People Want To Quit Their Jobs“Thank you.” “You’re doing great work.” “Way to go!” Such simple words of encouragement cost nothing, but go a long way towards motivating employees.
I firmly believe managers don’t do enough to express gratitude towards their employees. If they did, there would be much less turnover, much higher worker satisfaction, and ultimately higher profits for the firm…

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PTM 035 – Create Your Own Educational Program with El Brown of KinderJamEl Brown was a full-time stay at home mom and creator of KinderJam, a learning program for preschool-aged kids. She built the curriculum out of a need to help her son who was not developing speech at the projected rate.
When she began teaching KinderJam classes her goal was to help the family finances by paying the car bill…

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Help a Reader: Using an LLC

– freemoneyfinance.com

Here’s an email I recently received from a reader:

My wife and I own 2 rental properties.  Both homes were our primary residences before we were married and we have mortgages on both properties.  She lived in a one bedroom condo in a popular, very walkable neighborhood and when we married in 2010, she moved in to my home which is a 3BR 2BA home in a first ring suburb…

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Frugality and Desperation

– thesimepledollar.com

Most of the readers of this site are in the fortunate position to be able to think of frugality as a tactic rather than a requirement. It’s a useful strategy for maximizing the difference between the money coming into your life and the money going out of your life so that you can build financial independence and security…

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Debit Card Pay: Extra Fees or Money-Saving Opportunity?Last month, a McDonald’s employee in Pennsylvania sued her employer to receive all of her rightful wages. This was a class-action lawsuit for the benefit of all employees now faced with an annoying trend. Employers are forgoing paychecks and direct deposit in favor of distributing wages on prepaid debit cards…

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Beware of These Common Scams That Target Retirees
Retirees are a favorite target of scammers and con artists. Not only do many retirees have a large nest egg that they might not know how to invest, but they also might feel reluctant to involve their family in their decisions, for fear of losing independence. These two factors mean that retirees are particularly vulnerable to scams…

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Get Some Gas Today: Prices May Surge SoonThe national average for gas is 14 cents higher than a year ago. It’s likely to go higher still.Rising crude prices and declining U.S. supply are pushing wholesale prices up rapidly, and that hasn’t been fully reflected at the pump yet, USA Today says.We could be headed for a 15-cent increase in the next two weeks, according to expert predictions…

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SavedPlus Giving Away $3,000 to Wise Bread Readers

SavedPlus, a free savings tool that automatically deposits a small percentage of your purchases into your savings account, is doing a huge giveaway for Wise Bread readers! They are offering two big giveaways:

$1,000 giveaway:  A random drawing exclusive to Wise Bread readers…

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This guest post is from Sumitha who blogs at A Fine Parent, a unique personal development blog exclusively for parents. Can parents really protect their children from making big money mistakes? There’s no straightforward answer to this question. Consider our own story, for instance. Both my husband and I come from financially conservative families where debt is frowned upon…

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Writing Wrap Up + Good News About Freelance IncomeHey blog peeps! What’s up in yo hood? How’s yo day? Why am I so gangsta right now?
Let’s get to the updates…
Blog Update
I can’t believe I forgot to tell y’all something kind of awesome!!
Last month I made more income from my side hustles than I did from my day job! First time ever! EVER!
It might not be a regular thing since I had two big contracts come through in June that were upfront payments for 3 months of work…

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The Weekly Quick Hits Roundup

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The Weekly Quick Hits Roundup
Welcome to the Weekly Quick Hits Roundup! Every week I write a weekly wrap-up of things that were going on here at Young Adult Money, a few personal updates/thoughts, and finally a few posts I read this week that I thought were worth sharing.
We also have our giveaway roundup every Friday. This Friday there are over 200 giveaways listed that end today through next Thursday…

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