What do cows and passive income have in common? Much more than you think, of course! Read about why creating passive streams of income is a good idea.
Ways to take something you love to do "on the side" and turn it into a small stream of income you can use to pay down debt, save more, or to fund your fun.
Last week, I asked you - my loyal readers, to weigh in on an important issue facing any new parents. The question was simple - "Is It Better for One or Both Parents to Work?" The answer was anything but straightforward. Your comments debated both sides of the issue, and brought up viewpoints I hadn't … Continue reading Is It Better for One or Both Parents to Work? – The Verdict Is In
With the overall economy tanking, and very sharply in many specific industries, some companies are turning to an alternative when everyone but the critical personnel has been laid off - pay cuts. A company-wide pay cut has the potential to save a large number of individual jobs at the "expense" of the many. As an example, for … Continue reading How To Handle a Pay Cut (Financially Speaking)
Layoffs are on almost everyone's mind whose work depends on the state of today's economy. Being laid off typically comes suddenly and usually without warning, although if you've been paying attention to the world around you, you have realized that you need to be prepared. Preparation means understanding what you would do after a layoff, … Continue reading Layoff Checklist
When you suddenly find yourself out of a job, many things race through your head. One of the first is probably how you'll replace your steady income in order to keep up with your bills and living expenses. Although by definition, no "temporary" solution is permanent, there are a number of ways to raise cash … Continue reading How To Find Cash Fast When Unemployed
Considering some of the good things that come with unemployment, and how it differs from other traumatic financial events.