Each week I aim to bring you some of the best personal finance articles from the week, in our edition of what I call, the “Saturday 6-Pack.”
The Saturday 6-Pack is the perfect blend of money tips, personal finance advice and inspirational money stories for you to enjoy each weekend while you drink your morning coffee… or maybe start on your favorite 6-pack.
Here is the Saturday Six Pack for June 8th:
1. 35 Online Jobs That Pay $20+ An Hour
Read the full article: 35 Online Jobs That Pay $20+ An Hour.
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Your grandparents couldn’t grab their laptop and make money online at 9:00 pm on a Tuesday… but you can.
Making money in 2019 has never been easier with the internet. Kelan from The Savvy Couple (Who makes a substantial living leveraging the internet) put together this list of online jobs that pay $20+ per hour.
2. Why it might be time to skip the expensive wedding.
Twitter: Your Money Geek
The average wedding is costing couples somewhere in the neighborhood of $30,000. Just mentioning the word wedding when ordering a cake, picking a venue and interviewing caterers jumps the price exponentially.
But is it time to skip the traditional wedding?
Read about a couple who decided to forgo an expensive wedding to focus on other financial priorities.
Read about Skipping the Wedding here.
3. The Epochs of Early Retirement
Read about “The Epochs of Early Retirement” here.
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With all the early retirement talk out there, here is what we know is true:
There will be numerous important years that define your epochs, like 21 – the legal drinking age.
Physician on Fire breaks down the epochs of early retirement will be defined by the source of your spending money, how you access it, and what you spend it on.
4. How a baby can show us the power of compound interest?
Twitter: Financial Pilgrimage
Compound interest may be the most powerful personal finance related topic out there. By combining time and money, a little bit today can be worth a whole lot more tomorrow.
Most of us have heard about compound interest, but how does it work and why is it so vital to understand when you’re looking to retire and save? The author at Financial Pilgrimage provides in-depth examples that stress the importance of starting early, even really early.
For example, what if these compound interest examples were taken to the extreme and we started investing for retirement at birth?
Read about Compound Interest From Birth now.
5. 13 Summer Jobs for Teachers
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Are you a teacher and you’re looking into making some extra money this summer? Chances are, if you are a teacher, summer couldn’t come any sooner.
But the question remains… how can I snag some extra cash this summer?
This educator breaks down on how to make some extra money this summer as a teacher on summer break (Or even if you aren’t a teacher).
Read about 13 Ways To Make Money This Summer.
6. Why It Might Be Time To Pay Off Your Car Early
Twitter: Money Saved Blog
One of the long-standing debates in the personal finance community is whether to use extra money pay off debt early… or invest. While this decision may often come down to personal preference, many would argue that it’s better to invest extra money and pay the debt off on the normal schedule if the math is in favor of investing.
But what about the stress-free aspect of not having a car payment?
Learn how the author at Mone Saved, Money Earned paid off their car 2 years early and why.
Read “Why You Should Pay Off Your Car” in full here.
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Josh writes about ways to make money, pay off debt, and improve yourself. After paying off $300,000 in student loans with his wife in less than five years, Josh started Money Life Wax and has been featured on Forbes, Business Insider, Huffington Post, and more! In addition to being a life-long entrepreneur, Josh and his wife enjoy spending time with their chocolate lab named Morgan, working out, being outside, traveling, and helping others with their finances! I got serious with money when I used Personal Capital to track my finances.