How To Negotiate Rent: 5 Rules To Save Thousands (+ scripts to use)

I’m going to show you exactly how to negotiate your rent so you can put a couple thousand dollars — or more — in your pocket this year.Most people don’t think negotiating their rent can save them much money — or that it’s even possible! But look at the results for two of my students:“When I went to ask for a rent reduction, the office kept on insisting that I was

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17 Jobs & Careers That Make a Lot of Money

In high school, my best friend and I looked through a giant book of jobs and their salaries. We wanted to know which jobs or careers make a lot of money. We immediately flipped to the end to find out.Turns out, there’s a lot of jobs that pay a lot of money. Whether you’re still in high school or making a career change, you have a lot of options.For years,

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How To Make $100K+ A Year: 4+ Steps To 6 Figures (Expert Tips)

Learning how to make 6 figures ($100,000) a year is a common goal for many — and why wouldn’t it be?The six figure number is a milestone that would put your earnings well beyond the median household income in the United States, and potentially afford you with a more comfortable lifestyle. But how do you get there – especially if you’re making nowhere near this number now?There are many ways you

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How To Become A (highly paid!) Copywriter (even w/ zero experience)

Learning how to write great copy can be an excellent career move. You can make a good amount of money while flexing your creative muscles and working in a flexible setting.The best part: You also don’t need any formal education. In fact, some of the most sought after and highest-paid copywriters in the world never took a writing class in their life and clear six figures a year.In this post,

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6 Tips for Affordable Medical Equipment Rental

Medical equipment rental is a common cost that seniors should budget for, but people of all ages might need access to affordable medical equipment from time to time — maybe a driver was hurt in a car accident or a high schooler wrenched a knee on the basketball court. For many, renting medical equipment can be more affordable than buying it outright, even in longer-term use cases. But deciding whether

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Seasonal Election Jobs Bring in Extra Cash

by Kent McDillContributor You want to make a few extra dollars and the American election process makes that possible. And those extra dollars could stretch into the hundreds for just a couple days’ work. With a day of training — that you can get paid for too — you can be one of those people who checks IDs and make sure people are voting in the right place. That’s a

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5 Cheap Tablets under $330 from Apple, Samsung and Amazon Fire

by Michael ArchambaultSenior Writer With their exceptional portability, tablets have become one of the best ways to do internet research, respond to emails, get some reading done or binge watch the latest season of “Stranger Things” on Netflix. Easier to carry around and use than most laptops, tablets are a great way to access the digital world with the power of a computer but the ease of a phone. Tablets

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Best Checking Accounts August 2022

Varo BankBest for Cash BackUp to 5.00%APYAxos Bank Essential Checking AccountBest for Unlimited ATM AccessUp to 1.25%APYChime SpendingBest for Digital Features0.50%APYAlly Interest CheckingBest for No Fee PerksUp to 0.25%APYby Kathleen GarvinContributorDo you remember why you chose your current checking account?If you got started early, your parents might have helped you open a kids’ checking or savings account at their bank’s branch. Or maybe you went with the credit union down

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Dear Penny: Do My Kids Get My Life Insurance if I Didn’t Disclose Terminal Illness?

Real Answers for Life’s Money Challengesby Robin Hartill, CFP®Senior EditorI have a life insurance policy worth $1.5 million with my two kids as beneficiaries. I have a degenerative disease called Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type One, which was diagnosed one year before I bought the policy. It’s a rare condition that is not well-known. The disease will have me bedridden at the end of it. When I pass away, will the company pay

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10 Ways to Make Extra Money If Your Rent Went Up This Year

by Mike BrassfieldSenior WriterDid your rent just go up? I know mine did.Holy cow, these rent hikes! How are we supposed to afford this?Skyrocketing rents, combined with rising prices for basic necessities like food and gas, means tenants are being priced out of apartments and rental houses all over the country.Rents have gone up by nearly 20% across the U.S. compared to last year, according to a number of different

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