Flipping a $50 chair into a $100,000 business

Three months after finding a discarded chair that they managed to sell for $50, Melissa and Rob Stephenson turned that modest profit into $100,000 of…


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One-hour side hustles for the time-constrained

Need extra money, but don't have much time? There are a handful of side hustles that you can do with just one hour a day. And while they won't make you rich,…


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Outdoor side hustles for spring

If you’re longing to spend summer days in the sunshine, but your budget says you’ve got to earn money, outdoor side hustles may be just the ticket.


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Seller beware: How to spot and stop buyer scams

If you sell products online, you probably already know that some buyers are crooks. The trick is figuring out who they are before they scam you -- or…


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Virtual assistant: A vague title for an attractive, high-paying job

Want to work from home, set your own hours, rate of pay and job description? Consider becoming a virtual assistant, solving business problems for others


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Employee or freelancer? Take the quiz

Many online platforms, such as Uber. Lyft. Handy, and Postmates, offer work with a proviso. If you take a job through one of these platforms, you agree to say…


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The benefits of putting kids to work

Paid work imparts a litany of benefits on teens and tweens and not just in the form of cash. Kids as young as five can start to learn about money management…


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Spring cleaning: How to get the most cash for your KonMari

Getting swept up in the decluttering trend advocated by Marie Kondo has an added benefit: You can make a decent amount of money selling your clutter.


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The day my house earned $1,455

Can you really earn thousands of dollars by renting out your house by the hour? We decided to find out by signing up for Giggster, a site that rents your home…


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