The Beginner’s Guide to Self Employed Tax

Of course you can read about all this information regarding small business and taxes from the IRS.  You just need to drink a gallon of coffee before you start.  I’ll try and simplify things and explain them in a way that is easy to understand. This will be my seventh year to file as a self-employed individual.  To be perfectly honest, self employment tax information is never fun, but when you … [Read more...]

50 Best Part-Time Jobs

People take on part-time jobs for many different reasons. For some it is because of a disability.  For others it is an issue of scheduling.  Some people only need a minimal income to subsidize their living.  Others are looking for extra money to pay down debt because they are upside down in debt and trying to  get out of credit card debt. Here are some great resources for people searching … [Read more...]

Solution to Poverty? Is it Money?

For the last three years I have been living in Papua New Guinea (PNG).  Here are some quick facts to familiarize you with the economic condition there.  The remainder of this post focuses specifically on issues of the poor related to third world countries like PNG. 85% of PNG citizens are sustenance farmers.  This means they live off of what they grow in their gardens. The majority of homes … [Read more...]