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how to start an ebay store

The Ultimate Guide to Opening an eBay Store: Advice From Successful Sellers

Curious about starting up your own online business? If you’re passionate and know a lot about a particular type of item, be it kitchenware, purses, jewelry, old toys, collectibles, or even 80s punk fashion, [...]

Unethical jobs

10 Unethical Jobs: Would You Work Any of These Gigs?

Decades ago, when I worked at a fast food restaurant, my boss asked me to put less than the advertised amount of meat on customers’ sandwiches, so the restaurant could meet certain efficiency goals. [...]

Buy a house, get free money

Buying a Home in Ohio or Florida? This Bank Will Give You $1,000

Planning to buy a home this spring? One Cleveland-based bank has an extra incentive for you to do business with them when it’s time to take out your mortgage. Third Federal Savings is offering $1,000 [...]

Highest-paying jobs from Glassdoor

Want a High Salary? Pick One of These In-Demand Careers

So you want a job that’s popular and has a ton of opportunities, but that still pays a lot of money. Can it be found? Glassdoor says yes — if you want to work in one of the careers listed in its [...]

how to make more money

The Science of Tipping: 16 Proven Ways to Increase Your Tip Income

The federal minimum wage for tipped positions is $2.13 per hour, and more than 20 states use that as their state minimum. So if you wait tables, deliver pizzas or caddie at a golf course, tips may be the [...]

Work from Home

How to Find Work-From-Home Jobs That Go Beyond Writing and Customer Service

I’m writing this article at home. No surprise there — writers can write anywhere, and I prefer to work right here in my sweatpants. From the response to my recent post on companies that hire [...]

Business Ideas for Teens

14 Fun Business Ideas for Kids and Teens to Encourage Entrepreneurship

Should you encourage your children to start a business? Are there good business ideas for teens and kids? With police routinely shutting down kids’ lemonade stands for being “unlicensed businesses,” [...]

How to make money on Instagram

Want to Make Money on Instagram? Here’s What You Need to Know

Take a guess how many active monthly users Instagram has. 5 million? 100 million? Way off. The answer is a whopping 300 million. To put that number in perspective, that’s more than Twitter, Tumblr or [...]

Summer jobs for college students with awesome perks

Get Paid to Lead Hiking Trips or Watch Movies: 10 Summer Jobs With Awesome Perks

Ever dream of spending your summer wrangling horses in the Rockies or rafting some of Colorado’s best whitewater? How about being an adventure guide in Alaska? It’s not too late to make your [...]

LEGO jobs

Love LEGO? Earn Up to $37,500 a Year as a LEGO Professional

Who doesn’t love LEGOs? From preschoolers crafting their own castles and rocket ships to adults constructing intricate worlds when they think nobody’s looking, it seems that everyone is inclined [...]

6 Weird Ways College Students Make Mone

6 Weird Ways College Students Make Money: Runners-Up in Our Scholarship Contest

With college tuition rising each year, it’s no surprise more college students are turning to alternative methods help pay for their degrees. These frugal students aren’t just working minimum-wage jobs [...]

Quirky Helps You Get Paid for Your Opinion on New Inventions

Crowdsourcing Innovation: Quirky Will Pay for Your Opinion on New Inventions

From intellectual property to patent rules, the process of bringing an invention idea to market as a tangible item can be a long one. And although they’ve been airing on TV late at night for decades, [...]