Make the most of your holiday vacation

One of the downsides of being self-employed is that we are surrounded by work 24/7. Sometimes we love what we do so much that it’s hard to stop…even during the holidays. I’ve found that I actually prefer working when the rest of the world is on break…I’m more productive, focused, and less distracted by the day-to-day. Here are some tips to make the most out of your holiday vacation, without sacrificing family or relaxation time: 1) Take a “Technology Free” Day…or Two This is listed first because we really do work too much. In order to really be productive, it’s Read More…

How Real People Earn Extra Money for the Holidays

Dear WAHFAQ, I’m a student heading home for the holidays, and was wondering if you have any ideas on how to make some money during the month or so I’ll be at home. Any suggestions? Getting temporary jobs can be challenging because sometimes it takes a month or two just to get an interview with a company! Of course, I have my own favorite ways to make extra money (like Mystery Shopping!) but I wanted to see what others had to say. So, I put a call out for real people to offer their advice on how to earn holiday Read More…

Can I make money assembling products at home?

Dear WAHFAQ, The other day, I was at the doctor’s office and reading one of their magazines, when I saw an ad for assembling products from home. Is this something I could really do? How does that work?   Oh dear. This one is still around, eh? I know you’ve seen the ads. Somewhere in the depths of the “Classified” section, there it is, calling out to you,”Assemble Products at home. No experience necessary. Make $200-$2000 a week! You get giddy. Perhaps you’re a stay at home mom, or maybe you have a disability or something else that prevents you from Read More…

Work at Home FAQ

I’ve been getting a lot of press lately on my books and random job lifestyle. This has led many people to my site and blog (Yea! Hi and welcome!) and inevitably I’ve received a ton of emails. So, to help everyone out, (and spare my poor hands from carpal tunnel) I’ve compiled a list of common questions regarding work at home jobs and the stuff I do: Are there real work at home jobs? Yes. It depends on your interest and skill set, but there are companies that do hire people to work from home. In The Work at Home Read More…