Part-time work while attending University kept me debt free: The Saturday Weekend Review #85

TUITION IS PART OF THE BILL   If you want to stay ahead of the game working a part-time job while attending University will help pay for all the extras that OSAP and other student loans might not cover. Forget about the credit card too because using plastic is only digging yourself deeper into the debt hole. Not everyone has the time to work part-time while in University but sometimes you have to make the time or face the financial consequences down the road unless of course your education is fully paid for. Even scoring a weekend job is better than having no extra cash coming in and relying on loans all year. You might find that many students who move away from one community leave open employment spaces so many establishments may be hiring part-time. Part-time summer jobs or even full-time summer jobs are a great way to bank money so when you return to University or College you aren’t dipping into your OSAP funds or struggling to pay the bills more than you have to. Going off to University or College is one of the biggest expenses you will have in your younger years. The kicker here is […]

How I Turned My Passion and Skills Into Making Extra Money

  HARD WORK AND DEDICATION REALLY DO PAY OFF   My friends always ask me how I make extra money and I tell them I took what I do best and turned it into cash! Up until 4 years ago, working a full-time job was as easy as getting up, going to work, coming home and collecting my pay-check. Then I had my son, which made things a little more difficult, 19 months later my daughter joined our family, followed 4 months later by a divorce. Not so easy anymore……Many nights I laid awake thinking “how can I do this all on my own?” How can I make extra money so that the kids can do things like swimming lessons and soccer? I could not wrap my head around how I could go back to work full-time. I have over ten years experience in the landscaping industry, but now I have a life that makes that job impossible. I have always enjoyed working so I decided I would look for a part-time job instead.   Part-Time Job   I found the perfect part-time job while viewing an online posting board. No experience needed!! I got that job and for two years now […]

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