Smart Passive Income Ideas & How To Kick Off Your Initial Financing

Passive income refers to funds that don’t need much effort on your part. It’s different from active income where you actually render a service for a corresponding amount (e.g. salary and bonuses). Simply put, you can continue to earn money while you sleep without giving up your employment or your business.
Here are some ideas to boost your assets and liquidity:

Rent a Room – Turn an extra room into an asset by putting it up for rent. More and more people are renting now more than ever, and you help plug …

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Not Feeling Fulfilled At Work? Get A Job That Makes A Change

If you do not work in this day and age, you are definitely in the minority. Not that that’s inherently a bad thing, it’s just that a lot of people are probably pretty jealous, since there is a very small percentage of people who actually enjoy their average nine to five jobs. According to research conducted by the London School of Business and Finance (LSBF), a staggering 47 percent of people want to quit their job or change careers, with only a tiny amount happy with their current job. No …

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Which Internships and Fellowships Are Worth Your Time?

In today’s world of competitive corporate culture, it is essential to find every advantage possible and put those advantages to good use. For those just emerging from college, entering the workforce can be a scary and potentially stressful period in one’s life. Ultimately, finding an employer who values your education, skills and potential is easier said than done.
Increasingly, students have been encouraged to pursue internships and fellowships prior to or immediately after graduating. Unfortunately, all too many of these internships are effective scams where interns do not gain valuable job …

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Financial Tips for Freelancers

Results of a large scale survey conducted by Upwork and Freelancers Union show that the United States is home to around 57.3 million freelancers, making up for more than 35% of the country’s workforce. While working on one’s own time comes with a slew of benefits, job security is often a concern. Consequently, it is important that freelancers plan their finances well.
Keep track of Your Income
Any kind of financial planning starts by establishing how much money you earn. You should know just how much money you made last month, and …

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3 Ways to Best Prepare for a Kitchen Remodel

There are many compelling reasons to dive into a kitchen remodel like updating your favorite room in the house and making it more efficient. Of course, one of the most popular reasons is to increase your resale value and recoup your renovation investment. According to research collected from Remodeling Magazine, the average major kitchen remodel runs $59,999 and recoups 64.9 percent of its investment. Meanwhile, minor kitchen remodels averages $20,122 and recoups 83.1 percent of an investment.
Once you’ve settled on the type of kitchen renovation you want to tackle and what …

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The Best Loan for Your Needs

Finding a loan can seem like a complicated process. If you have never tried to obtain one before, it can be confusing and you may not know where to look. Perhaps you have bad credit or don’t even have a credit history at all. However, the Loan Connect website is the best resource available to you when you are looking to take out a loan. You can search through a sizeable variety of loans no matter what your credit history.
How Do You Find the Best Loan for Your Needs?
Fortunately, there …

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Thinking About Going Into A Law Enforcement Job? Here Are 6 Qualities You MUST Have

It’s inevitable that a job in law enforcement means having to interact with a variety of people including those who are friendly, hostile, stubborn or vulnerable. Whether you’ve already had experience and want to go back into a public safety job, or are still in education and thinking about it as a future career, here are six qualities you must demonstrate to be successful.
Probably one of the most essential characteristics of any Public Safety job is the ability to be trueful. To pass the interview stage, employers must see …

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The Business of Photography Worry 1 vs Worry 2

Everyone thinks owning your own business is heaven on earth.  No boss!  No schedule!  No time clock! No twenty-something, generation-whatever, telling you what to do and acting like you are totally, utterly, contemptibly stupid. Just you and the open success highway!  Nothing in the rear view except a dead-end career as a Walmart greeter.  A future of five star hotels, jets, and exotic locations for extremely cool and sexy clients.
And…yeah….no.  Until you’ve owned your own business, you don’t know.  You can’t.  It’s something, like an orgasm, that’s impossible to understand …

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Beefing Up Your CV

You could be the most amazing person for the job, but your potential employer isn’t going to see that without your CV telling them the same thing. There are so many people out there that could be the perfect match for a role, but they haven’t spent enough time working on their CV and so are completely overlooked. In this day and age, you need to be doing all you can to beef up your CV and get one step, your an entire staircase, ahead of your competition. The role …

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What Credit Card Benefits Are Best For You?

We all use credit cards. Along with cash and 401ks, they tend to be one of the basic components of everyday financial life. But sometimes, you’re not really using yours to its potential. Okay, so you make purchases and then make payments, and you tend to do both pretty automatically. But do you really know that the credit card you have is the best one for you? When was the last time you reviewed what you have? When it comes to our income, we tend to be pretty on the …

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[17 Dec 2017 | Comments Off on 3 Tips for Starting or Growing Your Business | ]
3 Tips for Starting or Growing Your Business

Entrepreneurship is on the rise, as many Americans are turning to self-employment and starting small and medium-sized businesses to earn a living. There are many advantages to entrepreneurship, such as tax benefits and flexibility with your working hours. Most importantly, it’s about breaking the dependence on a job or an employer to pay your bills. When you’re running a business, you’re spreading your risk significantly, because you usually have more than one client or customer. If you want to start or grow your business, you’re certainly not alone, but how …

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[15 Dec 2017 | Comments Off on 7 House Buying Tips Everyone Should Know | ]
7 House Buying Tips Everyone Should Know

Buying your first house
Buying a house is a big step for everyone, and an even bigger one when it’s your first time, so you need to make sure you’re going to get the perfect place for you. How do you know for sure you’ve found your ideal place? You’d be surprised how many people find out problems about their new investment that they weren’t aware of before, so let’s look at the musts of buying your property.
Market research
Firstly, not all properties are listed under the same real estate agents, and …

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[15 Dec 2017 | Comments Off on Starting Your New Business After Christmas | ]
Starting Your New Business After Christmas

If Christmas has left you with a bit of a downturn in finances, and you want to capitalize on the public mindset of grabbing as many sales as they can during the few months at the beginning of the year, get ahead of the rest. Starting a new business after Christmas is a good thing to consider, as usually the rush before New Year and the calm after the 2nd January means you’re making plenty of money at your current job but still have a little breathing room for planning. …

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[15 Dec 2017 | Comments Off on Give Your Income A Shot In The Arm! | ]
Give Your Income A Shot In The Arm!

Let’s face it; we could all do with earning just a little bit more than we currently are. In a world where just about everything in life comes with a price tag, the need for a decent income is an ever-present fact in the back of many people’s minds on a day to day basis. That being said, a lot of people end up feeling as though they’ve reached a point where their income has started to stagnate. As though they’ve reached their limit and there’s nowhere else for them …

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[15 Dec 2017 | Comments Off on Loans for Young Adults: What are your Options? | ]
Loans for Young Adults: What are your Options?

Getting a loan is hard and sometimes, rigorous process is involved just to get your loan approved.  Can you imagine how harder it is then to get personal loans for young adults when they have very little to almost nothing in their credit history? It’s usually an operating procedure for loan providers to run a credit check on applicants. How else can they assess the risks you are posing them?
Creditors must conduct some assessments to give them an idea if you will be able to pay back on time or …

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[13 Dec 2017 | Comments Off on How to Get the Best Deals from Pawnshops | ]
How to Get the Best Deals from Pawnshops

Like it or not, you will eventually find yourself in need of some quick cash. Whether it’s for an emergency or looking to purchase a certain item you have always wanted to buy or even starting up a web-based businesses, there are several options to consider if you want to get money on the double.
One of these options is to pawn something valuable. Now, you might be thinking about just how desperate it is to pawn something that matters to you. But let’s look on the practical side of things. …

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[11 Dec 2017 | Comments Off on Plan for Your Future by Caring for Your Body Now | ]
Plan for Your Future by Caring for Your Body Now

Are you doing everything you can to prepare for your future? Many people think they’ve made wise financial decisions, which is often the case, but you don’t have an excuse to stop looking for ways to boost your savings account or bolster your portfolio. For example, you may have a good life insurance policy, but you may need to pay more than necessary for your premiums.
You can find scores of ways to lower how much you pay for life insurance, and factors such as your body type can affect the …

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[7 Dec 2017 | Comments Off on 3 Tips to Avoid Digging A Deeper Debt Profile After the Holidays | ]
3 Tips to Avoid Digging A Deeper Debt Profile After the Holidays

The holiday season is here and it is normal for people to start taking a more relaxed approach to life. After all, you’ve worked real hard in the first 11 months of this year. This is the time to relax, slowdown, and have fun – the rat race can begin in earnest again in January 2018. People tend to splurge during holiday season because you are expected to spoil yourself and buy stuff for family and friends.
However, if you are not careful, you could fall into the trap of spending …

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[6 Dec 2017 | Comments Off on Understanding Leases: When Lawyers are Crucial | ]
Understanding Leases: When Lawyers are Crucial

A lease is essentially a contract to pay for the use of a property over a certain amount of time. In the world of apartments and condominiums, these leases can last 12 months or up to 3 years. Leases protect both the landlord and tenant from any misunderstandings. However, it’s important to know what is being promised within the paperwork. Get to know why a lawyer might be necessary in these leasing instances so that you’re protected during a permanent move.
Deciphering the Fine Print
Although you may be leasing a studio …

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[6 Dec 2017 | Comments Off on Quirky Ways to Make Income Whilst at College | ]
Quirky Ways to Make Income Whilst at College

If you’ve been to college or are at college right now, there’s a good chance you’ll be facing some form of student debt.  This article looks at a number of inventive ways to make an extra income whilst at college or after graduation.
People are always looking for a variety of academic tutors, in areas such as maths, science and computing… but one of the most popular type of tutors are are English tutors either for students from a foreign country, business people, or trying to improve their English.  If …