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Investing Made Easy: There's an app for that

By on July 1st, 2015 • making money, Managing your money, Investing

Investing can seem like a complicated and mysterious beast. How are we supposed to make sense of all of the jibber-jabbery jargon and numbers? Company-matching 401ks, Roth IRAs maxed out at $5,500 annually, $3,000 minimum investments, $8.95 fees for every trade, any time you trade and many more mind-boggling figures.

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Use Your Special Skills to Earn Some Extra Dough

The average tuition and fees for full-time, in-state students at public four-year universities rose 2.9 percent from 2013–14 to 2014–15, according to the College Board report. The figure is higher for out-of-state students and those at private universities.

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Cash In On Subletting

Airbnb, a community marketplace for shared housing, is the tip of the iceberg for renters turning the renter's conundrum on its head.

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Shaking the Nickel Bush: Laundering money with old appliances

By on November 13th, 2012 • making money, Life

Shaking the nickel bush is the act of making money with your own ingenuity, skills, and luck. The phrase comes from Ralph Moody’s excellent book of the same name. Here’s how we’ve shaken the nickel bush.

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Going Rate

By brass Staff on November 1st, 2012 • Careers, College & Career, Jobs, making money, Paycheck

How do I determine appropriate rates for side or part-time jobs?

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