Here’s How to Become a Dental Hygenist

When you think of the dentist’s office, you probably picture the guy or gal who sticks needles in your gums and yanks out your teeth. But behind every good (and sometimes scary) dentist, there...

Apprenticeship Programs Let You Earn While You Learn

Shawn Farrow was working for a moving company when he caught a tantalizing glimpse of his future. “Being in Seattle, we moved a lot of the tech workforce,” Farrow says. “I was seeing how these...

These 7 Freelancer Tools Will Make Working Easier

Whether you’re just dipping your foot into freelance waters or you have a full-fledged freelance enterprise, online tools and apps can help you be more productive. But it’s easy to drown in the latest tools...

How RV Living Inspired This Woman to Start Flipping RVs

At 24 years old, Cortni Armstrong found herself sleeping in her office. One year earlier, she’d been a fresh college grad. She wanted a career in radio and was hopeful about the radio station...

Workers Win Big as Major Retailers Compete to Fill Retail Jobs

Shoppers enjoy their shopping experience at Tampa International Mall on Saturday, July 29, 2017. Tina Russell/The Penny Hoarder Major U.S. retailers are scrambling to find workers to fill a record-high number of job...

Get Paid $7,500 to Go to NFL Games

Do you consider yourself a diehard NFL fan? Let’s check your stats.   Sundays are sacred. You count down the days until the season opener. You have a lucky jersey… and a lucky hat and...

This Company Is Filling Pizza Taste Tester Jobs ($300-$1K a Day)

Not to get too cheesy, but this could be the ultimate dream job. Ooni, an outdoor cookware company, is hiring 10 Pizza Taste Testers. The company will pay those with the hunger up to $1,000...

This Couple Launched a Screen Printing Business From Their Garage

On a 17-mile bike ride to work in 2007, an idea struck screen printer Adam Enfinger. Call it a $350,000 idea. A few weeks earlier, his car had broken down (his wife Coryn’s car had...

Wondering How to Start a Food Truck? Here’s What You Need to Know

For food lovers with the Midas Touch in the kitchen and ambitions of being their own boss, opening a restaurant would be a dream. A really, really expensive dream. But there is an option...

Selling on Etsy? Here Are 6 Tips to Improve Your Business

When Lena Gosik-Wolfe started her first craft business selling custom 3D-printed cookie cutters in 2014, she noticed some sellers had difficulties growing their businesses. The merchants knew how to sell their products at the...

Here Are Some Job Interview Questions to Ask — and Some to Avoid

So it’s the night before your big job interview. You’ve done your due diligence researching the company, the position and the people conducting the interview. But how will you respond when the hiring manager...

Here Are 10 High-Value Employee Benefits by 10 Top Companies

If you really want to accumulate wealth, don’t be fooled by a flashy salary alone. The lifestyle creep that comes with a higher paycheck often means that those who get a raise or higher...

4 Tips for Keeping Your Sanity When You’re an Airbnb Host

Kristine Dowhan spent 18 months as an Airbnb host. Tina Russell/The Penny Hoarder When Kristine Dowhan bought a four-bedroom, three-bathroom home, she planned to fill the extra rooms with roommates. Dowhan had spent the...

These 4 People Found Weird Ways to Make Money From Home

PeopleImages/Getty Images Most people make money by doing their jobs. Some earn income through investments. Others sell blood. A select few make their living robbing banks, but we don’t recommend that. And then there...

26 Smart Ways to Make Money on the Side in 2018

So you’re ready to make more money this year? Whether you want to be more aggressive about paying off...

6 Companies That Are Hiring Thousands for Seasonal Employment

If you’re looking for seasonal employment, then this is the most wonderful time of the year. By the looks...

Tips From a Former TV Reporter on How to Start a Podcast

Erica Mandy is leading a movement to enjoy the news again. After spending a decade working her way up...

Apply for This Job and Get Paid to Watch TV (Seriously)

Get paid to watch TV. No, seriously. Video service HowtoWatch.com has posted a job that pays $2,000 — including...

This Florida Woman Makes Extra Money Hunting Bufo Toads by Night

Jeannine Tilford has plenty of reasons for seeking vengeance on thousands of toxic Bufo toads stalking Florida backyards....

Don’t Mind Getting Dirty? Here’s How to Become a Plumber

My New Balance sneakers sloshed in rain puddles as I trudged my way to my dad’s work truck,...

Here’s How to Become a Better Person — and Get Paid for It

In theory, we want be our best selves. In reality, that’s a tall order. Would you rather save for an...

How This Man Quit His Job to Start a Hotel

Growing up, New Jersey native Kevin Reardon spent his summers at the Jersey shore. Now, the 30-year-old former...

9 Simple Ways to Boost Your Christmas Fund — Starting Now

We Americans celebrate the holidays in style, with Christmas trees, sugar cookies… and credit cards. The average American...

Finding a Job Is a Tough Job. Stick to a Schedule to Stay on...

So you’re out of a job. Maybe you had enough of your boss and quit, or maybe your...

How This Woman Built an Online Store for Plus-Size Fashion

Camille Newman was in a dressing room when she realized the “freshman 15” had turned into the “senior...

How to Become a Massage Therapist: Heal With Your Hands

Winona Bontrager is passionate about her career in massage therapy. In fact, she likes to think of her...

Patrice Banks’ Auto Repair Shop Is More Than a Business — It’s Her Mission...

When Patrice Banks was an engineer at DuPont, she occasionally spoke to groups of girls to encourage them...

20 Money Management Moves to Make Before You Turn 30

If life is a journey, turning 30 is “The World’s Largest Ball of Yarn.” It’s the marker everyone references...

Make $120K Vacationing in Mexico for a Year

Your current job activities probably include some of the basics: a mind-numbing commute surrounded by drivers who have...

‘Ask a Manager’ Author Tackles 6 Awkward Work Conversations

If you haven’t had a cringeworthy conversation at work, count yourself among the lucky. Alison Green has seen plenty...

How This Man Launched a Line of Alaska-Made Beard Care Products

Having served in the Army for 22 years, Nick Adkins has a lot of experiences under his belt. He...

Want a Life on the Open Road? Here’s What It’s Like to Be a...

Cindy George never planned to be a truck driver. She was finishing up her bachelor’s degree in computer...

Wondering How to Become a Park Ranger? Here’s How

“My kids left on a paddleboard two hours ago, and I haven’t heard from them since.” The woman’s...

Here Are the 10 Best U.S. Cities to Find Craft Brewery Jobs

If you love beer, working in the brewing industry isn’t just a delicious career decision, it’s a smart...

What It’s Like to Rent a Friend for a Day

“RentAFriend”—it’s exactly what it sounds like, although not exactly as weird as it sounds. Founded in 2009, the “strictly...

Here’s How to Get Started in a Graphic Design Career

A picture is worth a thousand words — and maybe just as many dollars. Graphic designers work in...

Get Paid to Be a Cat Caretaker at a Cat Rescue on a Greek...

This is the purr-fect job for a cat lover. If you hated that pun, it’s probably best that you...

How to Start a Photography Business: One Dad’s Journey

It was a blistering, cold morning in 2014 when Zac Surant and I hopped in a rented GMC Acadia SUV to drive six hours to cover the Chicago Auto Show for a digital marketing...

How to Make Money off 13 Common Guilty Pleasures

On a recent weekend, I had nowhere to go, no one to meet. It was beautiful. So I...

These Social Media Best Practices Can Grow Your Small Business

Are you on social media? Of course you are! It’s 2018 — everyone and their grandma is on...

Earn Online Certifications and Advance Your Career with MOOCs

The acronym might sound like the name of your aunt’s old dachshund, but MOOCs (massive open online courses)...
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