16 High-Paying Jobs You Can Get With a 2-Year Degree

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If you could spend as much as $27,000 a year at a public university or less than $4,000 a year at a community college, which experience would you choose? What if we said you could get a job with a six-digit income and have financial stability with a degree from the cheaper school? Earning a bachelor’s degree seems like the all-American way to get a college education. But there are degrees that…

How to Collect Social Security While Working and Not Get in Trouble

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Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared on The Penny Hoarder. As simple words go, “retirement” carries a lot of weight and a lot of baggage. Now that retirement is bouncing around in your mind, and you entertain the thought of giving up your day job, you ask yourself: Are my retirement income and Social Security going to be enough for my preferred lifestyle? What am I going to do with myself…

5 Ways to Get Money for Your Old Phones and Electronics

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Whether it’s a drawer, a box or a plastic bag buried in a closet, everyone seems to have a stash of old cellphones and electronics. The worst part is that these collections keep growing. While no one can blame you for wanting the latest and greatest technology, there are plenty of ways to make money off your used phones and electronics. Here we highlight some of the easiest exchanges that can earn…

The 10 Worst States for Remote Work

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The coronavirus pandemic changed how we work. Millions of employees performed their jobs from home for the first time. Many love the new arrangement and want it to stay in place. If you are among such folks, you better hope you don’t live in one of the 10 states listed below. CNBC took a look at all 50 U.S. states to determine which were the least suited for remote work. It’s not the usual blah…

7 Surprising Ways to Become Richer Within the Hour

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It’s strange how you work hard for your money, but totally miss the money that’s hiding in plain sight. It’s all around you right now, ripe for the taking. Check out these simple moves you can make within the next hour that could make you richer by hundreds — even thousands — of dollars, either by slashing expenses or padding your pockets with extra income. Take a quick look at the following list…

9 Ways to Earn Extra Income With Your Home

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Between mortgage costs and hidden homeownership costs, we spend a ton of money on our homes. But what if your home could give a little back? It’s possible to put your home to work for you, bringing in extra income and offsetting some costs associated with it. Following are several examples of ways you can make money with your home. Make a room in your home available to those passing through your…

15 Companies That Hire for Entry-Level Remote Jobs

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Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared on FlexJobs.com. Finding an entry-level job is an exciting rite of passage that can also bring about some uncertainty. The job market appears to be gradually improving for now, but it’s important that those seeking entry-level employment adjust their job search strategies to be successful. So, as you’re looking for an entry-level job, take heart.

10 Cities With the Most Female Six-Figure Earners

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Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared on SmartAsset.com. Less than 3 in 10 six-figure earners in the U.S. are women, according to the most recent Census Bureau data. Though far from equitable, the percentage of women who are breaking the six-figure threshold is increasing, along with the gender distribution of six-figure earners — empowering them to potentially budget, spend…

15 Best-Paying Cities for Single Parents

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Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared on Self. For decades, single-parent households have been on the rise. According to data from the U.S. Census Bureau, nearly one out of every four families with children under 18 is headed by a single parent. Single-parent households face a unique set of challenges, and the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated many of these. Daycare closures and remote…

26 Summer Jobs for Teachers to Earn Extra Money

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Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared on The Penny Hoarder. While many of us dream of having the summer months off, lots of teachers use their vacations to earn extra cash. The median income for U.S. teachers is $58,240, according to Salary.com. Starting salaries for new teachers are under $30,000 in some areas of the country. So it’s little surprise that more than 1 in 5 educators work a…