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Tom Blake

Tom is a freelance writer originally from Toronto, Canada. Tom's passion for finance and discovering methods to make money originally sparked in college when he was trying to make ends meet on a tight budget. Outside of freelance writing, Tom also manages the blog This Online World - a personal finance website dedicated to helping young adults make and save more money.
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How to Become an Amazon Prime Now Shopper – Pay & Job Application

Amazon is on a hiring spree, adding hundreds of thousands of workers to meet its surging demand. Becoming an Amazon Prime Now shopper can provide good pay and benefits. Learn what being an Amazon Prime Now shopper involves, and how can you land one of these roles, here.
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9 Best Meal Planning Services – Eat Healthy & Save Money

If you struggle to find time to cook or even find recipes in the first place, there are many affordable resources available. With these meal planning services, planning and cooking your meals becomes much more straightforward. Plus, as a bonus, they can help you eat healthier.
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7 Summer Job Ideas & Opportunities for Teachers

Unfortunately, 1 in 6 teachers works a second job throughout the year. If you consider challenges like reduced summer hours and recent school closures, being a teacher can be volatile for your annual income. Thankfully, these education-related summer jobs can help pay the bills.
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14 Walmart Shopping Tips & Tricks to Save Money

Walmart’s claim to fame is offering exceptional value on a wide selection of products at competitively low prices. It may have retired the Savings Catcher, but there are still plenty of effective Walmart saving hacks savvy shoppers can use to keep even more money in their wallets.
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How to Get Paid to Walk & Stay Fit – 16 Apps to Earn...

Walking is an easy way to get your daily exercise. It boosts cardiovascular health, reduces stress, and is easy and accessible for pretty much anyone. Better yet, you can make some extra monthly income from it, from apps that pay you to walk to side gigs that involve getting your steps in.
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Wikibuy Review – An Easy Way to Save Money When Shopping Online

Wikibuy ensures you find a better price online and automatically applies coupons at checkout. If you want to dig deeper, there’s also a variety of features at your disposal. In short, Wikibuy can help you save money when you shop online. But are its disadvantages a deal breaker for you?
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How to Become a Shipt Shopper – Pay, Process & Things to Consider

It’s becoming increasingly clear that grocery delivery services are here to stay. And Shipt is the fastest-growing one in the U.S. If you’ve got a reliable vehicle and are looking for a job that offers decent pay and flexible hours, find out what it’s like to work as a Shipt shopper.
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How to Support Small Businesses During the Coronavirus Pandemic

COVID-19-related social distancing is causing many small businesses to close or scale back. That means there’s now less money going back into local economies. Thankfully, if you want to support local business owners while complying with social distancing, there are still plenty of options available.
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Shipt Review – Same-Day Grocery Delivery Service From Target

Shipt is the fastest-growing grocery delivery service in the U.S., and the platform has a lot to offer, including same-day grocery delivery in as little as one hour. However, Shipt isn’t for everyone. Here’s a closer look at its key features, advantages, and disadvantages.
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How to Make Money Teaching English Online – Salary & Best Websites

Online English teaching is an accommodating and lucrative side hustle you can start from the comfort of your own home. If you’re a native English speaker and want to make money by helping students around the world learn English, find out if online tutoring is the perfect fit for you.
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10 Popular Side Gigs Reviewed – Best Ways to Make Extra Money

We live in an age when making extra money on the side has never been more feasible. Between gig economy jobs, investment options, and online money-making ideas, there are plenty of opportunities if you're looking...