Why Self-Employment May Be the Best Option After a Layoff

June 2, 2014

The average unemployed person in America has looked for work for 39.7 weeks, or more than nine months. That is the longest average unemployment spell since the Labor Department started keeping track way back in 1948. So, how long have you been without work? Does it seem as if there are no jobs available at […]

How to Make Your Side Business a Success

March 15, 2013

A lot of people have – or would like to have – a side business to make some extra money. The prospect of turning it into a full-time venture is always there, but not everyone wants to quit their day job to become a full-time entrepreneur. If that’s what you want to do, what can […]

7 Reasons You Need an Accountant for Your Small Business

February 6, 2013

With the various inexpensive tax software packages available today, many people have fired their accountants and are going the do-it-yourself route when it comes to preparing their income taxes. This can be an excellent idea when it comes to individual income taxes. But if you have a small business you could be setting yourself up […]

5 Lessons Learned Starting a Business

May 3, 2010

My friend and his wife started their own consignment sale business this year and held their first sale this spring.  We caught up with them last weekend for the first time since the sale and as we talked about what they’d learned from starting a business I asked if they could share some of thier lessons […]

Making Money at Halloween

October 27, 2008

With the economy struggling many people are looking for ways to make some extra money.   I’ve written in the past about how to make money at Halloween, most of them require advance planning so it’s a little late for those this year. So if it’s too late why am I bringing it up?  The morning […]

Home Based Business For Busy Parents

September 29, 2008

Working from home isn’t always all it’s cracked up to be – especially when there are children in the mix! Scraping spaghetti-o’s, off the ceiling when you’re up against a deadline might make you laugh, but it really does happen when you work at home with your kids. If you want the best of both […]

Working From Home – Making Money While Working In A Job That Fits Your Life

September 23, 2008

Working from home. For many people it’s just a pipe dream, a fantasy that they don’t know how to make happen. It doesn’t have to be that way though. There really are a ton of ways to legitimately work from home. Let’s talk about a few of those options, and some ways that you can […]

Newlywed’s Guide To Finding An Affordable Apartment

August 27, 2008

For those of you who decided that buying a house isn’t right for you at this point in your life, your next step is finding an affordable apartment or rental house. In Florida, rent for apartments and houses has sky-rocketd, because the demand has increased so much. In metro areas of cities in Florida such […]

Extra Money for College Students – 31 Ways You Can Make Money In College

August 13, 2008

Being in college is often synonymous with being flat broke – but it doesn’t have to be! Here are 31 anyone-can-do-it plans to help you make extra money in college: Get a job – There are plenty of places on, or near your campus that will hire college students. Because they regularly work with students […]

How I Stopped The Debt Cycle In My Life

July 15, 2008

Writer Auditions – Author Erik Folgate – Offer Your Feedback It was March of 2002, and my mother was dropping me off at our local community college. It was that point that I realized my life had come to a low point. I had no car, no job, and I was in a ton of […]

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