Top 10 Side Jobs – #10: Mystery Shopping

Mystery Shopping, mystery shopper, side job, extra income
Welcome to a new ten part series at the Outlier Model on the Top 10 Side Jobs available to the average person.  Please check out our intro post and tune in every Wednesday as we count down to #1! Sitting at #10 on our list of Top 10 Side Jobs is mystery shopping.  Before I became involved in mystery shopping, the idea of secret shoppers was not unknown to me.  I had worked in retail for a long...

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What are the top 10 side jobs?

top 10 side jobs, extra income, paying off debt, financial goal
For many years, I’ve worked two or more jobs to make a bit of extra money, pay down a bit of debt, or to gain some experience in a field.  When I was a full time student, there were days where I’d finish working in the lab at 5pm, only to rush off and work a 6 hour shift in retail.  Yikes!  Until just recently, Brian would do something similar – work 8 hours at his office job then rush off...

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Updates: July 7 – 13

Gastown Grand Prix, cycling, personal finance blogs, financial articles to read, personal finance blogs
Well, this was a bit of an interesting week – we had to deal with a broken fridge/freezer, which CF will tell you all about on Monday! When we weren’t dealing with broken appliances, I took advantage of some free local events and checked out the Gastown Grand Prix. I love cycling and it was really cool to see the Canadian Road Champion and a Canadian member of a team currently in the Tour...

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Meet my four jobs

my four jobs, full time job, part time job, extra job
I have four jobs. Thats right… four.  Perhaps surprisingly, I don’t work 80 hour weeks! Most of my jobs require very little effort and provide a much bigger return. Meet my four jobs:   My full time job Currently I’m working as a software developer. This is the job that gets the basics done – One paycheck covers all of my bills plus some money for spending and saving and the other paycheck...

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