Have you always had an interest in books, a passion for writing and a creative flair? Chances are you’ve got dreams of becoming a professional author. Thanks to the internet this is becoming possible for more and more people. However, it doesn’t mean that’s it’s easy or all plain sailing. There’s a lot that goes into writing a book and creating something that others will read and enjoy. Want to … [Read more...] about So, You Want To Become a Professional Author?
Women are increasingly choosing careers in entrepreneurship each year. More than 9.4 million businesses are owned by women—that’s more than 31% of all privately held firms in the U.S. But how can we ensure that our businesses will grow, succeed, and last? I’ve put together a few tried and true tips on how to be the best female business owner you can be. For each, I’ve included an example of how … [Read more...] about How to Be an Incredible Female Business Owner
It’s scary that research has found over half of millennials hate their jobs and are not engaged at work. In fact, our generation is one of the worst when it comes to hating our work. A lot of people are fed up of doing the same mundane thing every day as they don’t find it rewarding. However, it's easier than you might think to find job opportunities that are fulfilling! Here are five careers you … [Read more...] about 5 Rewarding Careers You Should Consider if You’re Fed Up with Your Job
I recently wrapped up my junior year of college. This is exciting because now I get to look forward to spending time with my friends and family this summer. At the same time, though, I have to prepare for my senior year of college—my last year of college. Scary. Because of this, I have many summer goals I need to accomplish. I’m the kind of person who cannot be idle for days on end. I want to … [Read more...] about Making Sure You Accomplish All Your Summer Goals
If we at the Casual Capitalist had to pick a synonym for the sharing economy, it would be the college economy. The sharing economy is one of the best jobs for college students these days. Why do we say this? In a fantastic article by Neil Hare, he outlines how the sharing economy lifestyle is like that of a college student. Bumming a ride from a friend (Uber), crashing in your buddy’s apartment … [Read more...] about 6 Creative Ways for College Students to Make Money
Earth Day is coming up, and I have to say that it is my favorite minor holiday. It always comes at a time when the weather is finally becoming warm again; the flowers are blooming, birds are singing—it’s the perfect time of year to appreciate how beautiful and precious our planet is. **This article contains affiliate links, and we will be compensated for any purchase made after clicking on … [Read more...] about 22 Easy Ways to Love the Planet on Earth Day
This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. I love being a blogger! And I am lucky enough to live in an age where I can make a good living from blogging thanks to companies like IZEA that play the role of matchmaker between bloggers and businesses. Something that makes companies like IZEA great is when they decide to make tools that make the sponsored … [Read more...] about This App Will Make You Money
Holiday time is excellent, but it is also the season to be broke as hell. As a full-time blogger, I don't necessarily earn a year-end bonus, so tis' the season to get your side hustle on! Here I share some cool ways to make extra money for the holidays this year. **This article contains affiliate links, and we will be compensated for any purchase made by clicking on them. Thank you for … [Read more...] about 17 Easy Ways to Earn Extra Money For the Holidays
Now is a time in which entrepreneurship is more prevalent than ever before. Every day, you hear stories about people quitting their traditional 9 to 5 job and starting their own business. Sometimes this is a great decision for the individual, and sometimes it just doesn't work out. If you have ever considered going into business for yourself, these are a couple of questions that you may want to … [Read more...] about Is Now the Right Time to Start my Own Business?
I love writing career articles because I know how much they help my readers. Today, I’m going to discuss a type of job I know all too well - blogging. Most people don’t realise how easy it can be to make a good living from running a popular website. You don’t even need the best grammar skills in the world. There are plenty of tools you can use to improve your writing. Just take a moment to read … [Read more...] about Could You Swap Careers And Become A Professional Blogger?
If I knew what I know now when I first started blogging, I would've been earning income within only a few months. However, it took me four years to figure out all the ways to monetize my website and set processes to do on a daily basis. Blogging isn't something you can choose as a major in college, so almost everything you learn has to be found by educating yourself using Google, other blogs, and … [Read more...] about 10 Books All Serious Bloggers Should Read