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How to Make More Money (Without Getting a Second Job)

How to Make More Money (Without Getting a Second Job)

For many people there comes a point in their life when money becomes tight. It happened to me both during and shortly after finishing college. In order to turn things around for myself I had to take a second and even a third job temporarily in order to make ends meet. Fortunately I was eventually able to make the necessary changes in my life that I needed and now my financial future looks brighter. But, if you want to make more money without getting a second job, there are ways to do that too. 1. Ask for a Raise One of the obvious ways you could earn more at your current job without having to beat the streets to find a second one is to ask for a raise. Unlike what I had to do, you wouldn’t wear yourself down as much by not having to take on a second job. However, if you are going to ask your job for a raise you should first make sure you are performing well at what you are already doing. Asking for a raise when you are falling short is like asking to be handed your walking papers. 2. Ask About a Promotion ...

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5 Tips for a Successful Salary Negotiation

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One of my favorite things to discuss is finding ways to earn extra money. Commonly I suggest people get a part-time job, or start a side hustle as a freelancer or by using another skill or hobby to make some extra money alongside a full-time job. But sometimes the best way to earn more money is by asking for a raise. If you want to increase your salary at your current one, salary negotiation is a dance you must either already know the steps of, or learn quickly in order to be successful. There are several factors that contribute to the salary of any job, and not all of them can be controlled by you, the employee.  Certainly your professional experience and level of education are key contributors to the amount of money you take home each pay period. But the area of the country you live in as well as the size of your employer can also affect your salary negotiation tactics, along with the current success of both your employer and yourself. Fortunately, there are some things you can do to make your salary negotiation appointment be more likely to work in your favor. Here are 5 tips ...

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How To Make More Money

The following is a guest post. If you would like to submit a guest post, please read my policy and contact me. If you ask anyone what their goals are for a given year, there’s a good chance that “make more money” is going to be one of the most popular answers. Everyone wants to make more money, yet most people would prefer to not have to think about finding a new job in order to do so. Fortunately, you don’t need to get an entirely new job if all you’re looking to do is pad your bank account; you can do this by staying right where you are. It’s not always easy, but there are a few methods that you can take advantage of in order to make more money while still keeping your current job. Consider the following tips, each of which will help you to make more money.  Get That Raise Most people shudder at the thought of asking for a raise. Indeed, the conversation can be very difficult to bring up, especially if you’ve never asked for a raise at your job before. If you’re doing your best and showing up on time each and every day, however, ...

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