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Best Side Hustles for 2023

With a side hustle, making money on the side is both possible and it can be convenient. Even better, you get to add a few more figures to how much you already take home from your day job.

What kind of side hustles can you get into to start making money? Here are some ideas to get your creative juices flowing. And, yes, you will need to have creativity in spades for some of these on-the-side ventures.

What’s It Mean To Be In Debt?
Am I in debt? This is one of the questions that we are commonly asked. The answer to this question is not always as simple as it may seem. Millions of adult Americans are in debt, but what does it really mean to be in debt? In America, more than 64 million people carry credit...
How To Choose The Right Savings Account
Wondering where to turn when it comes to opening a new savings account? Consider these items first. A savings account is one of the safest ways to save money. There are a variety of savings accounts to help you in your financial planning. However, it can be challenging to decide which type is right for...
How To Bounce Back From Late Payments
One of the riskiest situations you can find yourself in when it comes to managing debt is habitually making late payments. Falling behind on your bills can be caused by many factors — you may not have a monthly budget that’s easy to work with, or you may have experienced an emergency situation wherein you...
Should I get a secured credit card to improve my credit score?
Question: My roommate told me I should get a secured credit card so I can build my credit score up. Is that a smart move? Donna M. in Buckeye, AZ Answer: A secured credit card can be a great credit-building product, but it can also be a drain on your wallet.   Hello Donna, Many,...
A Thanksgiving You Can Afford
Don’t let the economy and rising inflation keep you from enjoying Thanksgiving this year! With Thanksgiving nearing, you have every right to look forward to the holiday. After all, it isn’t every day that you can enjoy a nice turkey (or tofurkey, fish or whatever I won’t judge) dinner in the company of your friends...
Halloween on a Budget

Anyone can enjoy Halloween on a budget with a little creativity and imagination, whether you’re a parent who is spending it with your kids or a single person who is excited to party the night away.

Even if you’re practicing cost-cutting measures this year, you can still have fun on this festive occasion without breaking the bank. Keep reading to discover affordable Halloween projects that you and your family or friends can do together.

How To Financially Survive Losing A Job
Preparing for the loss of a job, and knowing what to do in case you find yourself unemployed, can make a positive difference in how you recover. The US economy appears to be nearing shaky territory. Current economic instability, due in large part to ongoing inflation concerns, increases the need for vigilance when it comes...
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