Thursday Bram is a full-time freelancer, covering small business and personal finance topics.
"Get it in writing" may be the oldest piece of frugal living advice ever given. Learn why.
by: Thursday Bram | channel: Consumer Affairs
Done well, networking can boost your career or business. Avoid these 10 mistakes to make the most of your connections.
by: Thursday Bram | channel: Job Hunting
Minimalism can help clear your mind — and, if you're not careful, it can also clear your wallet.
by: Thursday Bram | channel: Frugal Living
Get any deal you make in writing — and make sure you understand what the contract actually means.
Just because you're not in college doesn't mean you can't have an internship. And while the pay might not be great, the experience can be.
by: Thursday Bram | channel: Career Building, Education & Training
Missing a deadline at work has consequences. Missing a personal deadline should have consequences, too. Here's how to keep yourself on task.
by: Thursday Bram | channel: Personal Development, Productivity
You probably aren't very productive if you're multitasking. But if you follow this time-management technique, you can make multitasking work for you.
by: Thursday Bram | channel: Productivity
It is always possible to make a major change in your life. But if you want the change to stick, approach the decision logically and methodically.
by: Thursday Bram | channel: Lifestyle, Personal Development
Do you still have a telephone that plugs into the wall of your house? The number of people who do is dropping — and with good reason.
by: Thursday Bram | channel: Lifestyle
From bartender to tutor, these 30 side jobs pay well, often have flexible hours, and may even help you build skills you can use in your "regular" career.
by: Thursday Bram | channel: Extra Income
Life hacks are clever little tricks that promise to save you time or money. But these "hacks," while clever, could make things worse.
by: Thursday Bram | channel: Life Hacks
Many sellers count on testimonials to reassure buyers that a product or service is great. But just how reliable are those testimonials?
by: Thursday Bram | channel: Consumer Affairs, Shopping
Some people recommend starting a side business to get more tax deductions. But if that plan sounds too good to be true, that's because it probably is.
by: Thursday Bram | channel: Extra Income, Taxes
Having a yard sale to get rid of your clutter is great! Well...it is if anyone shows up. Ensure that they do with these advertising techniques.
by: Thursday Bram | channel: Life Hacks, Extra Income
For taxes and beyond, working with an accountant can help you keep your finances in shape. Here's how to ensure you get the best one for your needs.
by: Thursday Bram | channel: Taxes
An apprenticeship sounds old-fashioned, but the reality is that apprenticeships are still around, and they can be valuable career-building experiences.
by: Thursday Bram | channel: Education & Training
If you have a creative project, a Kickstarter campaign can be the perfect way to get the funds you need. Here's how to make that campaign great.
Michelle Dunn has experience as both a debt collector and as a debtor. Get her expert advice on dealing with collections agencies.
by: Thursday Bram | channel: Debt Management
Game nights are almost always fun, but you can make them straight-up awesome by choosing one of these excellent, less-common games.
by: Thursday Bram | channel: Entertainment
It’s easy to get overwhelmed by a to-do list that seems to go on forever. Reclaim your productivity with these suggestions.