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Swagbucks Review 2019: Is Swagbacks A Scam? Find Out

Searching for a Swagbucks review? Or maybe you’re just curious and asking yourself “Is Swagbacks legit?” or “How does Swagbucks work?” You’ve come to the right place, because this review was written by the Careful Cents Skeptic-in-Chief when it comes to money making apps and paid survey sites. As an editor at CarefulCents, I’ve written at length about legitimate money …

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Ibotta review: is Ibotta legit? Or is it a scam? (2019)

Searching for an Ibotta review? Or, asking yourself any of the following: Is Ibotta safe? Is Ibotta legit? How does Ibotta work? Not to worry. Because in this comprehensive Ibotta review you’ll learn all there is to know about this massively popular cashback app. We’ll start with the obvious, before we get into the particulars …

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HealthyWage Review: Get Paid And Lose Weight At The Same Time?

Is it really possible to tighten up your waist and fatten up your bank account at the same time? It’s the number one question we sought to answer with this HealthyWage review. So, what did the experts at Careful Cents discover? That it’s 100% possible. That’s right. It’s 100% possible to get paid to lose …

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QuickBooks Online vs QuickBooks Self-Employed (2019 Compared)

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How do you know if QuickBooks Online or QuickBooks Self-Employed is the best bookkeeping software for your business? This is a question we’ve seen asked quite a bit here at Careful Cents — especially since QuickBooks Self-Employed is much cheaper. When Intuit rolled out QuickBooks Self-Employed (also called QBSE for short), freelancers and independent contractors …

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Paribus Review: Everything You Need To Know About Paribus

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We’re committed to honest reviews. Links are from partners, but you come first. You will see how to get 10-20% back on virtually everything you buy in this Paribus review. It’s a bold claim, I know. Especially when money saving apps crop up faster than Dandelions and crab grass, and they all promise the same thing: to …

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Discover Bank Review 2018: Free Personal Banking for the Self-Employed

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Finding an online bank that has the features you need to support your personal expenses and self-employed business is a huge deal. At the most basic level, you want free, easy-to-use, and a high-interest rate for your money to grow. This is why you need to check out Discover Bank’s suite of online accounts! Nope, …

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H&R Block Tax Software 2018: Self-Employed Online Tax Filing Made Easy

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Have you ever wished that you file your self-employed taxes online without the hassle of dealing with a complicated interface? Now you can with a great new option from H&R Block Tax Software! H&R Block recently rolled out a new Self-Employed Online Tax Filing option for small business owners and the self-employed. This is in …

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Cinch Review 2018: Manage Your Entire Financial Life in One Place

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Have you ever wished that there was something that could handle ALL of your financial information in one place? If you’re anything like me you probably use multiple tools for your business and personal finances, as well as a spreadsheet to monitor expenses. In other words, your finances are anything but streamlined and simple! Thankfully, …

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BillFixers Review: How to Save Money on Bills Every Month

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You wish you could save money on monthly bills but you don’t have time to sit on the phone with customer service all day. I mean, who likes to call customer service reps and negotiate. Not me! Thankfully, there’s BillFixers. If you have cable, wireless or internet bills you wish cost less every month, BillFixers …

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Painless1099 Review: Automated Tax Management for the Self-Employed

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Managing your freelance finances isn’t easy. You have to stay on top of things like taxes, financial emergencies and saving for retirement. Not to mention the daily tasks like completing client work on time, dealing with contracts and sending invoice. My gawd, just reading all of that can make you feel overwhelmed. Can you relate? …

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Earn More Writing: Interview with Six-Figure Blogger Holly Johnson

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I recently published a case study about how to become a freelance writer in the next 30 days. I detailed exactly how I earn money with freelance blog writing. And how I went from paying off consumer debt, to quitting my accounting job and making the leap into being my own boss. I interviewed my good friend …

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Digit App Review: A Painless Way to Save Money (try it for free!)

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Do you ever wish you could save for self-employed taxes automatically? It’s one of those things that’s always in the back of your mind, causing you to worry and be anxious. Will you have enough money to pay your tax bill? What happens if you don’t save enough? Thanks to technology, there are some great …

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Personal Capital Review: Best Free Budgeting App for Building Wealth

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Personal Capital is a new way to easily track your money and budget. So if your current budgeting software isn’t cutting it anymore, then it’s time to try something new. Maybe you’ve tried Mint but realize it doesn’t offer the wealth building features. The Trends feature is clunky and it mainly focuses on budgeting. Quicken is …

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14 Powerful Career Success Books to Read When You Need Motivation

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This post is constantly being updated with the best career books so you can find your passion. It’s tough staying motivated as a business owner. There are literally thousands of things that need to be done every day and tons of advice you could take action on. How do you know which ones are the best …

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