I Recognize Charity Scams now – Giving Blindly is like Burning $

Charity scams are always successful because people are always willing to give trust on demand, and ignore flaming warning signs, for causes they want to believe in. When I talk about charity or donation scams, this can refer to large scale charity corporations all the way down to street buskers yodeling off-key in the hopes of getting your spare bucks. I used to give money to people on the street...

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Posted in: Money, Philosophy

Side Gigs That Make More Money Than A Full Time Career

side gigs
The average American makes about $47,000 annually, or about $900 weekly for the typical 40-hour workweek. Even though the unemployment rate is the lowest it’s been in decades, many Americans are struggling with making ends meet. If you have marketable skills, or an enterprising spirit, then there are many part-time side gigs where you’ll make good money. In fact, you might make more money with...

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Posted in: Career, Career and Work, Money, Online Income, Personal Finance

I have yet to buy my Dream House – I’m OK with that

dream house
The average price of a new home as of September 2019 was about $363,000. About 65% of Americans own a home. However, the great majority of homeowners are people aged between 50 and 65, and over. Older Americans are more likely to have good credit, fix-incomes and pensions, savings, and good credit. Everything needed to maintain a home. After all, the dream of home ownership, often called the last...

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Posted in: Home, Money, Personal Finance, Saving Money, saving money

Five Scams Most Likely to Target Elderly Retirees

elder abuse scams
Elderly retired life is supposed to be the, “Golden Years.” However, for many elderly people, old age means they become the target of attention from sophisticated, gold-digging scam artists. Financial elder abuse occurs when senior citizens are tricked and/or bullied into giving up money via sophisticated schemes. It is the fastest growing form of elder abuse scams relative to other kinds. Over...

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Posted in: Life Hacks, Saving Money, saving money
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