Happy Friday! Welcome to the first installment of Clipped, our new weekly roundup of great posts from money bloggers, side hustlers and other penny hoarders.
Each Friday, we’ll share some of our favorite posts that will help you make money — whether you work at home, want to get ahead in business or just want to make some extra dough on the side.
Here’s what we clipped this week:
1. Freelance Blogger Survival Skills: How to Beat the Sophomore Slump
You’ve taken the initial leap into the freelance blogging business, nailed a few assignments and schmoozed a couple clients. Now the work should just roll in, right?
Wrong. You’re probably still going to have to work hard to land every new gig, Art Anthony explains. Follow his six tips to overcome this challenge and move on to the next step — getting the freelance work to come to you. Read more…
2. Clarity.fm: Start a $100-per-Hour Consulting Business in 5 Minutes
Side hustler Nick Loper has made over $1,300 this year coaching brand-new clients through Clarity.fm.
Loper explains the benefits of putting your “buy buttons” on existing marketplaces like this, plus takes you step-by-step through creating your Clarity profile and setting your coaching rates. Read more…
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3. 35 High-Paying Jobs You Can Get Without a Bachelor’s Degree
No time or money to invest in a bachelor’s degree? No problem!
Business Insider shares a list of jobs with a median income of at least $55,000 you can get with a high school diploma or associate’s degree. Read more…
4. Four Simple Tips to Help With Work-at-Home Mom Overwhelm
How can you maintain work-life balance when you work from home and have kids? Entrepreneur and mother Caroline Pigott has a smart answer to the common conundrum.
She explains how to batch your work, when (and how) to blend work and home life, what to delegate to someone else and when you simply need to suck it up and power through it. Read more…
5. Man Cashes in Pennies He’s Saved for 45 Years
Frededreia Willis at The News-Star (Monroe, LA)
We love this story about Otha Anders, a Louisiana man who hoarded pennies for 45 years!
Anders has been finding and picking up pennies for nearly 50 years and has stashed them in 15 five-gallon plastic water jugs. He cashed them in this week at a very forgiving local bank — and you won’t believe how much he saved! Read more…
Enjoy your weekend, Penny Hoarders!
Your Turn: Did you read any great posts on how to make money this week? Share them in the comments!
Dana Sitar (@danasitar) is a Staff Writer at The Penny Hoarder. She’s written for Huffington Post, Entrepreneur.com, Writer’s Digest and more.