Unemployment
6 Ways to Find Extra Income (video)
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From selling things that no longer spark joy to transforming your hobby into a side hustle, here are the best ways to diversify your sources of income.

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Best States for Veterans – 2020 Edition
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How easily veterans adjust to their lives after service depends on many factors, not the least of which is their ability to maintain adequate finances to cover their home payments and daily needs. There’s good news for vets on that … Continue reading →

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Does Unemployment Affect My Credit Score?
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The number of people receiving unemployment compensation has hit record numbers. Let's look at how unemployment compensation can affect your credit score.

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Unemployment Benefits for the Self-Employed [COVID-19 Guide for Gig Workers]
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Self-employed now qualify for unemployment benefits as a result of COVID-19. If you’re an independent contractor, learn about your options with this guide.

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Navigating the Current Job Market and Empowering Workers
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Together with Mint, Steady is here to help everyone navigate these difficult times. We’re committed to empowering workers and helping people find jobs.

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My Parents Can’t Afford College Anymore – What Should I Do?
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When most parents offer to fund their child’s tuition, it’s with the expectation that their financial circumstances will remain relatively unchanged. Even with minor dips in income or temporary periods of unemployment, a solid plan will likely see the child...

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How to Increase Your Earning Potential
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Every year presents new lessons we should incorporate on this life journey, and this one, in particular, is no exception. In a world that is ever-changing one thing that has to remain the same is our ability to pivot when...

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How Unemployment Can Affect Your Plans To Buy a Home—Now and Later
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Unemployment has hit record highs, as COVID-19 has caused millions to lose their jobs. Here's how filing for unemployment could affect home buying.

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Experimenting with ultra-light packing: How I packed light for 20 days on the road
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Hello from Portugal!

Last Thursday, I returned to Europe for the fourth time in the past ten months. This time, I'm here for work. I'm speaking at yet-another chautauqua about financial independence and early retirement. As always, it's fascinating -- and the people attending the event are amazing.

For this trip, I decided to experiment with ultra-light packing. I am not a minimalist, but I like minimalist travel. I wanted to see if I could carry everything I needed for 20 days of travel in a single small backpack.

How to Reassess Your Finances After Unexpected Job Loss
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Going through life you can always expect the unexpected. Here are 5 ways to reassess your finances to put you on your best path forward.

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