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4 Ways to Tell a Side Hustle from a Scam

Have you ever fallen for a side hustle scam? Here are few signs that the side hustle you've signed up for isn't actually legit and trying to scam you out of your money!

There are lots of reasons for people to take on a side hustle. They may have a large bill come up that was unexpected. Or, perhaps they simply made some bad financial choices. But if you need to take on an extra job to pay your bills it can be a bit depressing. You may get discouraged or feel like a total failure. As if that isn’t bad enough, you may end up getting scammed in the process if you aren’t careful. Fortunately there are a few ways to tell a side hustle from a scam. 1. Promises to Make Huge Sums of Money When a job sounds too good to be true it probably is. Trust your instincts. Many jobs that promise to make you huge sums of money right off the bat are scams. Some of these scams are not too hard to identify. But not all are as easy to spot. They could be advertised as ways to work from home and make lots of money. In truth, some work at home jobs are completely legit. But you must be able to discern the real ones from the fake ones. What sometimes happens is that you are ...

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Should You Side Hustle with Your Spouse?

Should You Side Hustle with Your Spouse?

Living on one income is harder than ever these days and many couples still struggle to make it when both spouses work. As a result, many people are taking on a second job or side hustle to make ends meet. Having a side hustle has many benefits. It can help you pay off debt, invest for the future, and supplement your monthly income. Of course, if you have a side hustle of your own, you already know that. But what happens when your spouse wants to side hustle too? Should they start their own or should you side hustle with your spouse? Here are a few things to consider before you decide to side hustle with your spouse or partner. Making Decisions A struggle you could face if you side hustle with your spouse is determining who is in charge. Even if you decide to side hustle as an equal partnership, someone has to ultimately be in charge. Determine this before you begin your side hustle to avoid future knock-down, drag out fights. You must also decide what kind of work you will do and where you will do it. How many hours per week will each of you work? ...

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Three Easy Ways to Get Money in a Hurry

When an emergency arises and you need money in a hurry, it can be hard to know what to do to get the cash that you need. Getting a traditional loan from a bank takes time, and it can be hard to get approved for the loan if you do not have a great credit rating. Fortunately, there are things that you can do to get the money you need quickly and easily. The following guide walks you through a few things that you can do to get money in a hurry. Sell an Old Car that You No Longer Use There are companies that will buy an old car from you and give you cash on site for it. Find someone nearby who will give you a good deal. For example, if you want to sell a car for cash in Salt Lake City, it is important to be sure that you are willing to part with it forever before selling it. Once it is sold, you will not be able to get it back. Companies that buy older cars often don’t require you to bring the car to them. They will send an associate to your home to ...

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10 Most Sellable DIY Items Online

How people do business has evolved by leaps and bounds in just the past decade alone. And with the continuous evolution of the internet comes better and faster ways to transact and make purchases online. This has led to more and more people taking to the World Wide Web to promote and sell their products and services, from handmade novelty items to art pieces and accessories. If you’ve wanted to make a profit out of your DIY projects and output, it’s best that you take a look at 10 of the most sellable items online to help push you to the right direction: Art Pieces With online markets, you can reach a worldwide audience and sell your art without necessarily needing to sell out. Additionally, you can also reproduce your art in various different formats, from prints and mugs, to t-shirt printing and greeting cards. Doing so can help get your style out there and bring attention to your other art pieces. Jewelry This continues to be a lucrative industry even today, and with DIY pieces, there’s almost always a profitable market online. True, it can be saturated, not to mention quick-changing due to the fickleness of fashion, but by ...

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5 Unique Side Hustles for Those that Live in Rural Areas

5 Unique Side Hustles for Those that Live in Rural Areas

When you live in a small town, you may not be able to do all of the side hustles that people in larger, more populated cities have available to them. For instance, there is no Uber service available in my hometown in Kansas. It’s with good reason though. Even if I could sign up to drive with Uber, I wouldn’t want to as it wouldn’t be very profitable in a town with population 7,000. But rural living isn’t all bad. It comes with some perks of it’s own, and even some possibilities for side hustles that may not be available for city dwellers. Here are 5 unique side hustles for rural areas you could try if you live in a small town or in the country and need a little extra money for your monthly budget. Start a Farm Staycation Do you have a farm and need a little extra cash? With the right setup you could turn your farmstead into a way to earn extra money besides with the regular farm products you produce and sell. If your farm is well kept in appearance, you could advertise it as a day excursion. It might seem fun for city folks to ...

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