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4 Side Hustles I’ve Tried and Why They Failed

side hustles

I never really thought about it until I started reading personal finance blogs a couple of years ago, but I’m a chronic side hustler. I’m always looking for unique and fun new ways to bring in extra money in addition to my main income source, which up until recently was a full-time office job. Needless to say as a chronic ... Read More »

The Power of Extra Income

Extra Income

The following is a contribution from Jon at Penny Thots. If you’d like to contribute to Wise Dollar, please contact us. Earning as much as you possibly can is a great way to get ahead financially. The problem that arises is when you are maxed out in terms of earnings potential or worse, you simply cannot get a raise because the ... Read More »

5 Simple Ways to Make Extra Money Anyone Can Do

Make Extra Money

Don’t make the mistake of thinking that only people with specialized skills or advanced degrees can make extra money – when in fact, anyone with motivation and the right work ethic can find ways to put some extra cash in their pockets. While you might not get rich while employing any of the strategies below, they can make it a ... Read More »

5 Ways to Make Extra Money This Summer

Make Extra Money

Life can be expensive no matter what time of year it is, but the costs really tend to add up in the summer. Why is that? There are a couple of reasons. First, if you have children, they are out of school and have more time to engage in various activities – which usually cost money. Also, many families try ... Read More »

2 Ways to Not Lose Your Shorts in a Pyramid Scheme

pyramid scheme

I’m sure we’ve all been invited to at least one home “party” at some point or another. You know, the kind where you are talked into to going to “help a friend.” Then you hear a constant sales pitch for an hour (or two), and then are guilted into spending at least a few dollars on a product you’ll likely ... Read More »