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Author: Simon Elstad

Top 10 Finance Education Books to Transform your Finances in 2018

Money and finance education books are a dime a dozen (pun intended). Everyone has an opinion about your money. Including me! But there are finance education books whose principles have stood the test of time and changed people’s fortunes. The average millionaire reads an average of one non-fiction book per month. In fact, a study of 1200 wealthy people found that they have one pastime in common, reading! The ultra-rich take it a notch higher: Buffett estimates that he spends 80% of his working day reading and thinking Bill gates reads about 50 books per year Mark Cuban reads...

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How to Become a Freelance Writer in 24hrs or Less

Freelance writing is lucrative if you know what you are doing. Am sure it has crossed your mind. All the stuff you read online. Someone sat down and wrote it. The machines are fast catching up, but they still aren’t that good. Worry not. At least not for now. As the saying goes, we’ll cross that bridge when we get there…if we do get there. Freelance writers can make $35,000 in their first year. Many factors determine that figure. For example, your experience, relevant education, niche and most importantly hustle. Don’t let anyone lie to you. Making that figure...

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Find a Roommate with These Amazing Tools

Roommates. Hate them or love them, you sometimes have to live with one…or two, or a whole bunch of them. Maybe you are in college and it’s the only option. You move to a big town in search of a new career and finances get tight. You could even have an extra room in your house and want someone to live there (and bring in some extra income). Today we delve into how to find that perfect roommate. In the spirit of sharing, we leave no one behind here at the Casual Capitalist. So, if you are in enjoying...

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What is the Best Career For Me?

The Merriam Webster dictionary has two critical definitions of a career: (i) a field for or pursuit of consecutive progressive achievement especially in public, professional, or business life (ii) a profession for which one trains and which is undertaken as a permanent calling That still doesn’t answer that nagging question: what is the best career for me?   Top 5 Questions to Consider in Deciding the Best Career What excites and energizes you? Are there unconventional careers careers you can explore? What are your gifts, passions and values? Is there a test you can take to narrow it down?...

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3 Awesome Typing Jobs From Home

You can earn some extra income working typing jobs from home. It might not be a livable wage, but it’ll be a foot in the door to other more lucrative opportunities. That said, depending on your hustle, determination, skills, and drive, you can end up making enough to live on and support your family. Typing jobs from home can be broken down into three major categories namely: Data Entry Transcription Micro jobs We’ll explore each let you into the secret on getting started.   Data Entry Simply defined, it’s the job of entering data from one form or the...

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