The good, bad and ugly of mystery shopping

Is mystery shopping the perfect way to earn a free lunch or dinner? Or is it an exploitative industry that demands a lot of time for practically no pay?…


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Work-from-home options soaring

The number of companies allowing remote work is soaring in the United States. That gives more people the option of working from home. Here's how.


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Fake check scams nab freelancers

Con artists are targetting freelancers with fake check scams, using the names of real companies to fool victims. Mystery shoppers, online sellers and people…


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Recession-resistant side hustles to survive a slowdown

Financial markets fell into turmoil when a recession-indicator flashed red for the first time since 2007. Luckily some jobs are recession-resistant...like…


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Census needs 500,000 workers at $13 to $50 per hour

The U.S. Census Bureau is hiring some 500,000 temporary and part-time workers to complete the 2020 census, paying $13 to $50 per hour


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Getting paid to provide care for the elderly (including your parents)

If you have a patient and caring disposition, you may be able to earn $10 to $30 per hour providing care to older adults. And the old folks you help don't have…


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Animal care: A simple, growing, and lucrative side hustle

Online platforms that provide pet-care jobs are thriving, expanding and providing increasingly attractive options for side hustlers


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Why retire? Seniors dominate some side hustles

Popular thought suggests the gig economy is dominated by millennials, but two recent studies say seniors dominate -- and earn more -- in some fields.


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Random side hustles anyone can do

Some side hustles are just random. They don't fit into a category. They don't require a skill. If you can walk and use a cell phone, you can earn money with…


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