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29 POSTS 0 COMMENTSAmy Freeman is a freelance writer living in Philadelphia, PA. Her interest in personal finance and budgeting began when she was earning an MFA in theater, living in one of the most expensive cities in the country (Brooklyn, NY) on a student's budget. You can read more of her work on her website, Amy E. Freeman.
Whether it’s from job loss, a drop in income, or an unexpected expense, sometimes, it’s a struggle to pay your bills. It’s essential you prioritize your bill payments and what you owe, paying the most important bills first. But how do you prioritize when your income and expenses don’t match up?
Are you setting up your first home office? Even if you’re trying to get up and running fast, you don’t have to spend a fortune. Here’s how to plan, budget for, and save on everything you need, from electronics to furniture to supplies.
The U.S. is amid a global pandemic. Mayors, governors, and even the president are encouraging people to limit contact with others and stay home. Yet some employers remain hesitant to let people work remotely. If your boss is one of the holdouts on remote work, it’s time to negotiate.
If you’re a native English speaker, working as an English teacher at home or abroad can help you earn extra income while pursuing a fulfilling career. But before you jump in, there are things you need to learn about certification, educating nonnative speakers, and how to land a job you love.
Working from home is ideal for many people — and it can become necessary when you or a loved one is sick. But before you take the plunge into telecommuting, take a few minutes to consider the pros and cons of working from home to ensure your remote work experience goes off without a hitch.
Nobody enjoys trudging through supermarket aisles and waiting in long lines to buy the stuff we need to survive and thrive. But online grocery shopping has been slow to catch on. Luckily, several online options are now available, letting you get your groceries delivered cheaply and easily.
Online shopping is convenient. But sometimes, those steep shipping rates make the traffic and crowds at brick-and-mortar stores seem a little more tolerable. Fortunately, some of the most popular online stores ship your order without charging you an extra cent. Is your favorite on the list?
If you didn't study a foreign language in high school or college, is it too late to do it now? Did you learn a language way back in school, but you can't remember most...
A sugar cookie here, a piece of fudge there, a glass of bubbly - or two - at your office holiday party. During the holiday season, you likely eat and drink things you would...
Every year, you have the chance to choose another health insurance plan for yourself and your family. And every year, you probably notice your premiums have increased or decreased. But why? And why do...