Things To Know Before Applying As A Mystery Shopper

Consumerism is almost a religion in the United States. Almost all states are reopening during a pandemic so people can shop at malls, dine out, and buy things. Shopping is an activity that is hard-wired into the genetics of Americans. Businesses know that too. It’s why the, “mystery shopper,” is an actual vocation. Americans spent over $13.4 trillion on consumer goods in 2019. Over 70% of the...

more →

Posted in: Business, Career, Career and Work, Minimalism and Frugality, Money, Online Income, Personal Finance, Saving Money, saving money

I May Not Qualify As a Freelancer, But I’ll Try Unemployment

Have you heard about the “Murder Hornet?” It’s not enough that the coronavirus pandemic is encircling the globe. And its not enough that that over 30.3 million Americans are currently unemployed. (Or that the real estimate may be double that.) Additionally, it doesn’t seem like its enough that the pandemic, and preventative lockdowns, seem to have no end in sight. Now, we have murder hornets....

more →

Posted in: Career, Career and Work, Debt, Health, Money, Online Income, Personal Finance, Philosophy, Saving Money, saving money

What are the Challenges of Opening a Thrift Store

  Want to start a business? Be proactive. Opportunities don’t magically appear. It’s important to seek out or create opportunities. Remember that big things start in small ways. Facebook started in a college dorm. Apple computers were brainstormed in a garage in the 1970s. Whether you want to work in a small business or have higher aspirations, opening a thrift store may be the best way to...

more →

Posted in: Business, Career, Career and Work, Money, Personal Finance

I Should have made Small-Scale Investment Risks (in Myself) long ago

Several years ago, I converted a small academic pension into a decade long annual annuity. I used to be a teacher and an academic adviser many years ago. So, I had a small pension that I could have looked forward to in old age. A mini-retirement nest egg. When I converted my pension into an annuity, the investment and pension company created a contract where I would receive an annual payment for a...

more →

Posted in: Business, Career, Career and Work, Education, Money, Personal Finance, Philosophy
1 2 3 4 5 6

Top of page