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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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8 Best Online Work-From-Home Jobs for College Students

If you’re struggling to land a job on campus or in your college’s town, don’t fret. There are plenty of online job opportunities for college students that have a variety of benefits over traditional student jobs. Here are eight online jobs to consider as a college student.
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9 Best Online Dollar Stores to Shop for a Great Deal

If you want to save money or simply shop for a bargain, dollar stores are a great option. And many of your favorite and lesser-known dollar stores alike also operate online. If you want to take your savings to the next level, online dollar stores are worth adding to your list of shopping options.
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7 Best Bill Negotiation Services of 2020

If you want to save money, you need to consider all your monthly bills. Thankfully, you don’t have to work alone. Bill negotiation services help busy individuals secure better rates for their monthly bills, cancel unused subscriptions, and stay on top of rising service costs. Which one is right for you?
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10 Best Night Jobs & Side Gigs to Make Extra Money

There are a number of reasons why you might want or need to work at night. Night jobs provide a way to earn income outside of the 9-to-5 lifestyle, and there are plenty of jobs available that suit different people, schedules, and skills. Are you interested in working at night? Read on for some options.
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9 Best Mobile Wi-Fi Hot Spot Plans for Your Portable Data Needs

As Wi-Fi infrastructure improves worldwide, it’s becoming easier to maintain Internet access when away from home using mobile Wi-Fi hot spots. You have access to a range of plans, including long-term, month-to-month, and pay-as-you-go. Which plan will you choose?
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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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Capital One Shopping 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.