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Side Hustles for Car Owners That Pay Well


Sometimes, a full-time job isn’t enough to pay the monthly bills. Many people have an extra gig to help make ends meet. If you’re looking for a side hustle and own a car, check out these gigs that pay well and let you work on your own schedule.

Benefits of Raising a Family in a Small House

Living in a small home does not mean you are lacking in the rudimentary things that make a space feel comfortable and safe. When it comes to the benefits of raising a family in a small house, it is all about how you use the space you have to deliver the most gratifying results. Hopefully, these advantages help clarify how useful having a smaller home can be for you.

High-Paying Jobs That Will Be in Demand in the Future

High-Paying Jobs That Will Be in Demand in the Future

The job market has changed dramatically over the previous decade as professions and industries adapt to new technology and challenges. If you’re looking to switch careers or find out where to start, consider these high-paying jobs that will be in demand in the future.

4 Side Hustles You Can Do With a Pickup Truck

 

4 Side Hustles You Can Do With a Pickup Truck

If you’re the owner of a pickup truck, you’re in luck for a variety of side hustle opportunities. Pickup trucks provide cargo space to transport goods and deliver other services. If you have a pickup truck with a secure bedliner, you have the potential to supplement your income from a profitable side gig. Read to learn about four side hustles you can do with a pickup truck to supplement your income, bulk up your savings, and make the most out of your truck.

How To Ensure You Get Your Security Deposit When Moving Out

 

How To Ensure You Get Your Security Deposit When Moving Out

Moving out of your apartment is a stressful process involving planning, setting up, and consideration for when you leave the apartment. How you leave your apartment on the move-out day will determine how much of your security deposit you receive. You’ll need to take actions that will ensure you have the best chance of receiving as much as possible.

Ways To Save Money When Buying Groceries

Ways To Save Money When Buying Groceries

Bills are an unfortunate reality in everyone’s life, but there are ways to make them more manageable. There are many simple changes you can make to lower your energy bill and water usage, but one bill that can seem impossible to reduce is the grocery bill. Here are a few ways to save money when buying groceries.


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Top Low Income Housing Programs, Organizations and Government Agencies:
There are many helpful resources that provide the best assistance for families looking to find and qualify for low income and affordable housing options. These include the U.S. Dept of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the Federal Housing Finance Agency, the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC), the National Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI), the USAC Lifeline Program, and more. [Learn More...]



Interesting Facts & Statistics About Low Income Housing:
According to reports by the Urban Institute, 25% - 40% of all low-income families in the United States experience hardships related to food and housing. This translates into millions of families with approximately 19 million children who need to be assisted. For this reason, the term "low income housing" or even "affordable housing" is used to describe housing and apartments that are within financial reach to individuals and families with low annual household incomes. [Learn More...]



How to Deal With an Eviction:
An eviction is the formal process used by a landlord to remove a tenant from a rental property. A landlord can file for an eviction over nonpayment of rent, a violation of the lease agreement, severe damage to the property, or if a tenant refuses to vacate the premises once the lease agreement is up. Every state has its own laws governing how and when a landlord can evict a tenant. Before a landlord can file for a court-ordered eviction, he or she must first give the tenant official notice to vacate the unit. [Learn More...]



How to Deal With a Foreclosure:
Foreclosure is the formal process used by a mortgage company to force the sale of a property to repay the loan. When a home owner is not making the loan payments and it moves into a default status, the lender may begin proceedings to repossess the property. In lay terms, that means to take back the property and resell it to get their money back. This, of course, can be a very stressful time for the homeowner. Foreclosure procedures are different in every state. [Learn More...]



How to Apply For EBT (Food Stamps):
The federal food stamp program, now called the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), is one of many programs provided by the federal government welfare benefit system designed to assist low-income families. The SNAP program assists low-income families with buying the food necessary for good health and nutrition. Traditionally food stamps were issued in the form of paper coupons, but this tangible form of food stamps has been replaced by the EBT system (Electronic Benefit Transfer) which works very similar to a bank debit card. [Learn More...]