Articles on Career and Income

7 Great Sources of Financial Aid for Switching Careers

Higher education doesn't have to be out of reach. With these grants, scholarships, and fellowships, you can afford to train for a brighter future.

Here's How to Earn $170 a Year With Your Junk Mail

That junk mail you send directly to the recycle bin? Somebody actually wants it and they're willing to pay.

3 Ways to Fund Your Business Without Touching Savings

Don't take one step forward and two steps back. Here's how to fund a new business venture without touching your retirement savings.

11 Ways Business Travel Helps Your Wallet

Business travel gets to be a grind fast, but if you're clever, all those miles on the road can turn into cash in your pocket.

Get Free Stuff by Eating Cereal, Drinking Soda, and Watching TV

If you're willing to search for product codes, tweet a brand name, or watch a product demo, you can get free stuff. Sit up straight, couch potato!

Fired? Here's How to Keep It From Hurting Your Career

Getting fired is devastating — but you really can bounce back. Polish up your image, keep your chin up, and land your next job fast.

6 American Cities With the Highest Minimum Wage

A livable wage is a hot-button issue most can agree on. These six American cities are leading the way to sustainable minimum wages.

Working on the Road: A Book Review for Professional Nomads

Wise Bread's Nora Dunn shares advice about working while traveling in her new book, "Working on the Road." Find out if the lifestyle is for you, too.

5 Things You Must Do Before You Quit Your Job

Don't just take that job and shove it. Before giving notice, make sure you're prepared for whatever comes next.

4 Low-Cost Alternatives to a 4-Year Degree

College is not cheap, but don't be dismayed. You can still find success without a four-year degree.

Best Money Tips: Make Money With a Fitness Tracker

Today we found some great articles on how to make money with your fitness tracker, saving time in the kitchen by being lazy, and what you need to know if you're selling your house.

4 Ways to Fund Your New Business Without Borrowing a Dime

Being your own boss isn't cheap — you'll need cash to get started and to keep going. Here's how to do it without taking on startup debt.

The Easy Way Teachers Can Earn Passive Income

Teachers do a noble job for a less-than-noble salary. Educators everywhere can earn passive income just by sharing the tools they use.

5 Ways a Side Hustle Can Further Your Career

A side hustle is great for extra income. Be sure to grab the other extras it brings, too, like new skills and opportunities for your "real" career.

10 High-Paying Careers With Low Educational Barriers

There are many paths to success. With little schooling investment, these 10 gigs promise a healthy career — and a healthy salary.

How to Make Money as a Chat or Forum Moderator

Turn your Internet time sink into extra cash by becoming the nice, helpful person on the other side of the chat window.

8 Ways to Get Student Loan Debt Forgiveness

A college education leaves many of us in debt. Loan forgiveness programs may be able to help — find out if you're eligible for one.

Self-Employed? Here's How to Get Your Apartment Application Approved

Being self-employed has its perks — and its challenges. Finding a new apartment can be tricky, but it's not impossible if you can sell your story.

5 Fun Money Boosts That Grow Your Savings

Adding some extra income will help you reach a savings goal that much sooner. Make it fun and you'll have a great time getting there, too.

7 Ways to Actually Take All Your Vacation Days This Year

Time off is good for employees and employers, but too many of us skip them. Get proactive about your days off and stop giving your time to the man!