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Author: Simon Elstad

Casual Wisdom for the New Year

It’s that time of the year where we look back, reflect on where we have come from and where we are going. Some set goals, others don’t. Some update their vision boards; others don’t. Others come up with intentions. Every one of us has something that we do when the year draws to a close. Here at The Casual Capitalist, we keep things…eerr casual. We try to simplify things as much as possible. For there is beauty and happiness in simplicity. Every day we are bombarded with information. Do this, buy this, don’t do this, do that other thing....

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Are There Easy Online Jobs? Yes, and Here are Five

Easy online jobs are a real thing, and an increasing number of companies are relying on a remote workforce. This is good news for anyone who wants to earn an additional income on the side or who wants to work from home so they spend more time with their family. Finding a good online job is easier than you think. Here is what you need to know about these gigs and five jobs you can apply for right now. History of Online Jobs Surprisingly, working from home is an idea that dates back to the 17th century. Workers would...

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The Best Online Jobs for College Students

College is expensive. That’s no secret. Even with student aid and scholarships, tuition can go above $40000 a year leaving most students with a tonne of debt. So what’s a savvy casual capitalist college student to do? Pick up one of these online jobs for college students to help offset your costs. And the best part, you can do them online in your spare time. So grab your computer, roll up your sleeves, and let’s get to work!   Best Online Jobs for College Students   1. Freelance Writer & Editor Starting Pay: Varies. $50+ per article You can...

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4 Ways to Use Your Smartphone to Earn Money

Want to know a secret? You can use your smartphone to make money. I’m not talking about selling your old smartphone, though you can sometimes make extra cash when upgrading to a new device. Whether you’re on an iPhone or Android, you can use your mobile device to earn cash and gift cards. This is not a get rich quick scheme, and you won’t be able to live off of the money that you earn from the various tasks. Most users like getting a bit of extra money on the side to be able to splurge on the weekends....

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Make Money Now with These 5 Part-Time Jobs

You can make money now with a host of part-time jobs. Statistics indicate that more than 26 million people in the United States work part-time due to one reason or the other. Millennials are especially fond of part-time gigs since it gives them flexibility and the ability to pursue passions outside regular employment. However, those aren’t the only reasons. The gig economy has opened up opportunities for regular folks to take on part-time work and earn enough to supplement their income. And let’s face it, we all could do with that extra buck! According to the Bureau of Labor...

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