Infographic: 25 Ways to Earn Extra Cash

With the knowledge that nearly half of all Americans are struggling to stay current on bills each month, we set out to find a few non-traditional ways to help make ends meet. Over the past several weeks we’ve shared a number of ways to earn extra spending cash when times […]

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Earn Spending Money with Crowdsourced Labor Apps

Our YOUconomy series has seen people rent extra rooms, teach classes, and even keep an eye on the neighbor’s dog to earn a bit of extra spending money when times are tight. Yet another option for making a few bucks is to help businesses out with tasks that they need […]

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2 Ways To Turn Your Opinions Into Cash

Nearly half of Americans are struggling to stay current on bills, which means there isn’t much wiggle room to put money aside for unexpected expenses like car repairs or medical emergencies. One way to start contributing to an emergency savings fund is to think outside (or rather, in addition to) […]

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Freelance Earning Tips from Contently’s Shane Snow

Freelance work certainly has its pros and cons, but nonetheless continues to grow as a popular option for employment in the United States. In fact, the Freelancers Union cites that one in every three American workers – or 42 million people – are self-employed. Last week we looked at freelance […]

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Put Underutilized Skills to Work by Teaching with Dabble

You don’t have to go far to find a PhD tending bar or a bachelor’s degree holder folding clothes at a retail shop. In fact, a recent study by the non-profit Center for College Affordability and Productivity reveals that nearly half of working Americans with college degrees are working jobs […]

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Is Freelance The Future of Work In America?

Is this the end of the traditional workplace as we know it? Freelance work is becoming increasingly popular in the United States. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in October of 2012, 14.9 million American workers were self-employed. What does it mean to be a freelancer? Here are some notable […]

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