Need an extra $200 bucks this month? Odd jobs might be the quickest way to earn it. When you were a kid this meant going door to door, asking neighbors if you could rake leaves or shovel snow. But as an adult, it is a lot easier. Cue social media. Let your facebook followers know that you are looking for odd jobs to make a little extra cash. And be sure to include your hourly rate. Then, don’t be picky. Just say yes. Yes, I will come spend 8 hours helping you stain your deck on Saturday. Yes, I will… [Continue Reading...]
Sometimes, A Little Extra Money Can Make Life A Lot Easier Let’s face it. Sometimes you just need a little extra cash in your pocket. This statement was never more meaningful than when Katie and I were first dating. Bowling? Dinner? Filling up my gas tank before AND after a trip to the mountains? It adds up. And despite her constant offers, I never let her pay. I did, however, live on the cereal and Mac N’ Cheese diet when she wasn’t around. And I’m not talking about the expensive, “make you feel like your eating healthy” cereal, or the… [Continue Reading...]
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