When it comes to student loans, a little bit of money here and there isn’t going to cut it if you want to pay them off fast. The job market is tough, especially for recent graduates. Many side gigs pay very little, and will be time consuming for very little pay. Instead, you need to […]
This is an old category I no longer use for publishings posts. I don't write about financial independence much these days because I'm busy focusing on building wealth through affiliate marketing, so I focus on that for my own wealth, and I focus on teaching that.
Passive income is kind of a buzzword these days. People throw it around and say things like, “I’d like to get some passive income”…as if it was hanging out somewhere online and you just had to find it. Passive income is a strange concept. It’s income you don’t have to work for, but at the same time, you have to work really hard to create systems which can deliver it.
I’ve known a couple of people that worked in retail, and every single one of them had nothing nice to say about it. I don’t know anyone who’s been in retail for any period of time that has recommended it. The pay is bad, the customers are horrible, managers are idiots, and it’s basically a dead end job. No wonder it ranked as one of the worst jobs in America
Though not an option for everyone, teaching English abroad can be a good way to pay off student loans. I lived overseas for 10 years teaching, and was able to save quite a bit of money in the last 2 years of my stay abroad. Here are some tips from my experiences on both saving and making money in a foreign country.
Nobody likes the idea of a boring cubicle job for typing monkeys. Unfortunately, there are lots of naturally creative people that are stuck in that position. I’m lucky that I never had to deal with that but I was my own type of monkey. Here are some non-monkey jobs for creative people that you can find online. Most of them involve working for yourself.
Now I’m no stock expert – far from it. But I do know a little bit, and I do my own investing. There are a couple tips I have for someone who is just getting started investing in stocks. These are super-newbie tips, but I think they can save you a bunch of money in the long run.