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Consider Employment Benefits Before Taking a Part-Time Job

Sometimes making a grand per month is not just about the extra cash in your pocket but the generous benefits that you receive.

Yes, it would be nice to make an extra grand per month in cash, but sometimes it is worthwhile to make less at a part-time job that also pays you generous benefits such as health care and a 401k.

Health Insurance

If you do not currently have health insurance and you get a part-time job that pays your health insurance, how much is that perk saving you? Of course, you are saving the cost of the premium that the company pays for you as well as the entire expense you would have had to pay without insurance that your insurance now covers.

For instance, once a week, my son gets physical therapy. This therapy costs $141 a session, which we could not afford to pay if we

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Turning Your Side Income into Your Main Income

The following post is from Melissa who blogs at Mom’s Plans who made the transition to working at home so she writes from experience.

Perhaps you picked up a side gig to pay down debt or to increase your savings. Maybe you did it because your day job is not as fulfilling as you would like or does not utilize your talents. Whatever the reason, people often start side gigs because they get to do something they love AND get paid for it. I was ecstatic when I began writing for pay, and even more so when my writing business grew. If you have a profitable side gig that you enjoy and are good at, you may find your little side business growing into a larger endeavor than you planned. The next natural step is to wonder if the time is right to quit your full-time job to pursue

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