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How Real People Earn a Side Income with Amazon and eBay

A few years ago, Sandy Smith of YesIAmCheap.com entered an online challenge proposed by another personal finance blogger. The contest worked like this: Each participant would

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11 Side Hustles for People Who Hate People

Whether your goal is paying off debt, building an emergency fund, or saving for a rainy day, a side hustle could be the answer you’re

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How Important Is It to Have Multiple Streams of Income?

Last week, I posted an article about how busy people can build new income streams, and a reader sent in a great follow-up message that

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A Guide for Busy People Who Want to Build New Income Streams

John writes in: Recently, you mentioned in this article that you’ve set up some additional income streams to the point “where any income stream can

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How to Write a Great, Simple Business Plan for a Small Side Business

Several weeks ago, I wrote an article on starting a side business as part of my larger 31 Days to Financial Independence series. In that

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A Loan to Build a Dream On: Where to Find Small Business Funding

You want to start a business. And you have more than a wisp of an idea. You know what you’re selling, and how you’re selling

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How to Make Money

The No. 1 rule of personal finance is to spend less than you earn. So if you want to get ahead financially, it’s important to

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Best Small Business Loan Rates of 2017

A traditional lender like your local bank or credit union is invariably going to be able to offer you the lowest interest rate on a

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Best Small Business Loans for Women of 2017

The best small business loans for women are the same that are the best for men – gender has nothing to do with it. In

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Best Unsecured Business Loans for 2017

The best rates and repayment terms on unsecured business loans, those that don’t require collateral, are invariably going to be found through your local bank

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Small Business Guide to SBA Loans

Like so many government endeavors, the Small Business Administration (SBA) can be both incredibly helpful and terribly confusing. But when your small business needs capital to

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Small Business Grants for Women

You’ve analyzed your financial situation, have a good handle on how much money you need to start up or nurture the growth of your small


Best Small Business Loans for 2017

Right now might be the best time to find a small business loan since the 2008 subprime mortgage crisis. The improved economic conditions and a

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Eight Jobs Where You Determine Your Salary

Working for someone else can be a drag. Not only do you have to please your boss and toe the company line, but you have

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Looking for Another Way to Make Money Online? Ask Wonder

Do you like scavenger hunts and getting to the bottom of a mystery? Are you good at Googling? Can you tell the difference between a

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The Ultimate Freelancer’s Guide: Everything You Need to Know About Getting Jobs, Getting Paid, and Getting Ahead

Freelancers, listen up. How many of you know how to legally establish a business, set a fair rate for yourself, get your taxes right, and

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Six Ways Parenting Preps You for Entrepreneurship

Becoming a parent changes your life in ways that you can’t even begin to imagine. There are the negatives, like never having a quiet moment to

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How to Turn Your Passion Into an Income Stream

Today, I’m going to talk about professional wrestling. In truth, professional wrestling is just a substitute for anything a person might be passionate about, but