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  • College gigs that pay in cash and grades

    College gigs that pay in cash and grades

    College students who need to make extra cash, either to pay rent or for the sort of day-to-day extras that neither financial aid nor Mom and Dad are willing to finance, should know that dozens of online platforms are vying for your labor. And a handful of those platforms will pay you to do things…

  • The ugly truth about breeding puppies for pay

    The ugly truth about breeding puppies for pay

    Think you might want to breed dogs as a side hustle? Think twice. Although it’s normal to pay hundreds, or even thousands, of dollars for a purebred dog — and each litter is likely to produce several animals — the expenses of breeding responsibly are so high that even many professional breeders barely break even.

  • Got a gig? Get your tax savings

    Got a gig? Get your tax savings

    Are you taking all the deductions you’re due as a gig worker? A recent survey says that 40% of gig workers are not. That’s a huge mistake.

  • Taxes for landlords 101

    Taxes for landlords 101

    Have you joined the Airbnb Nation or found some other way to make money renting out your personal residence? Then there are some rules that could save you a small fortune in tax.

  • Good jobs for seniors

    Good jobs for seniors

    Seniors, the fastest-growing segment of the workforce, don’t need to be discouraged when looking for work; they just need to look for work in the right places.

  • Cooking jobs: Tasty and flambe

    Cooking jobs: Tasty and flambe

    Cooking for a living can be a tasty side hustle, with earnings well over $20 per hour. But chefs beware. These platforms are unusually prone to going up in flames.

  • 5 ways to earn $1,000 before Christmas

    5 ways to earn $1,000 before Christmas

    Trying to make it through the winter holidays without a debt hang-over? Here are 5 ways to earn $1,000 before Christmas

  • Best side hustles for teachers

    Best side hustles for teachers

    Millions of school teachers may be looking for side jobs this summer, and the options have never been more prolific or potentially lucrative.

  • How to start a six-figure side hustle

    How to start a six-figure side hustle

    Nick Loper started his career selling auto parts, now he makes a “comfortable six-figure income” helping other side hustlers start their own businesses

  • Misleading statistics on the freelance economy

    Misleading statistics on the freelance economy

    How big is the freelance or “gig” economy and why might you care? Because “a structural change” in the workforce begs rethinking existing systems.