Clipped: Earn Passive Income While You Travel, Ace a Job Interview and Handle Your Taxes as a Freelancer

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Each Friday, we 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.

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Here’s what we clipped this week:

1. How One Family of Four Created Enough Passive Income to Travel Forever

Sharon Gourlay (@digitalnomadwan) at The Art of Non-Conformity

Sharon Goulary and her husband travel the world with two small kids in tow — without working.

The family lives in Southeast Asia and survives on income from Sharon’s travel blog and niche sites. Here’s how they made it happen. Read more…

2. A Conversation About Writing Books [Podcast]

Dan Andrews (@TropicalMBA) at Tropical MBA

In this episode of the Tropical MBA podcast, Dan talks to Taylor Pearson about going from successful blogger to bestselling author.

Taylor also shares tips from his book End of Jobs, about entrepreneurship and surviving without a 9-to-5. Read more…

3. The Top 25 Self-Employed Jobs (That are Actually Fun) You Can Start Today

Kevin Mercadante (@OutOfYourRut) at Good Financial Cents

Ready to work for yourself, but can’t decide what kind of home-based business would be right for you? Kevin Mercadante rounds up 25 things you can start today.

You may have thought of some of these before, but he might surprise you with suggestions like voice-over artist or stand-up comedian! Read more…

4. 4 Tax Tips for Freelancers, Dog Sitters and Airbnb Hosts

Tony Armstrong (@tonystrongarm) at Daily Finance

Contract work and gigs are a good way to make extra money on the side. But that income comes with real tax responsibilities.

Daily Finance offers basic tips to keep you from being caught unprepared come tax season. Read more…

5. What to Say When a Hiring Manager Asks, “How Much Money Do You Currently Make?”

Jacquelyn Smith (@jacquelynvsmith) at Business Insider

How do you ensure you get that position you want and the pay you deserve? Your current salary could have a big impact.

BI shares tips from a workplace expert on what to know going into a job interview and how to talk with the interviewer about how much money you make — and how much you want at your new job. 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,, Writer’s Digest and more.

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