Why You Need To Have A Side Hustle

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They say “do what you love and the money will follow,” but I’ve always taken such colloquialisms with a grain of salt.

When I started blogging about my student debt experience, I didn’t expect my writing would secure any attention—let alone profit. However, after 3 years of blogging, my website, Money After Graduation, has become an unexpected resource of both money and work experience.

Since then, I’ve become enthusiastic advocate of pursuing your passions on the side. Here are three big reasons why.…

Freelancing Too “Free”? How To Successfully Make Money On The Side

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It’s been a year since I graduated. Can you believe that? I can’t.

I still think of myself as a “recent graduate” who has just been set free into the real world. In a few days, there will be a plethora of Facebook status updates and “hello real world party” invites from the graduating class of 2014. It’s official. I’ve been in the workforce for a year now. Well, technically.

Truth is, freelancing doesn’t feel like being part of the work force—especially since you have to find other jobs to help you make due.…

3 Easy Ways To Make Money Over Winter Break

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I have a part-time internship for winter break, but I’m in desperate need for extra cash to buy the new Furby Boom I really want … I mean, to pay off my student loans.

I don’t want the commitment of another part-time job and have struggled to find a temporary job for winter break. Luckily, I found three ways to make some extra money over break—although they do have their pros and cons.

Check them out.…

Make Money in College Promoting CPA Offers

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Over the past decade, the Internet has become a powerful tool for individuals who are looking to make relatively easy money, and it should be an option for college students who need a boost financially.

The majority of revenue acquired via the Internet is from direct sales through websites such as Amazon, direct advertising to potential consumers, and lead generation.

Promoting cost-per-acquisition (CPA) offers will allow you to take advantage of lead generation, which is crucial to many companies.…