Mystery Shopping for Fun and Profit (EXPERT GUEST POST)

You won’t get rich as a mystery shopper, but it is a flexible and fun way to make extra money. Most shoppers do this as a sideline to supplement their employment or retirement income, and it is possible to make anywhere from a couple hundred to a couple thousand dollars a month in fees and reimbursements. For many shoppers, the reimbursements are the best part. For example, my husband and I often go out to dinner and have the cost of our meal paid because it was a mystery shop. See for more information on the many ways to earn extra cash.

3 Tips To Make Friends & Gain Social Skills (EXPERT)

Along with the ability to show and receive empathy, it is important to listen, negotiate, compromise and look at situations from another person’s point of view. Of course, just as some people are more inclined to be gifted at music or math, there are those who have a talent for making friends.

Even if they are more outgoing or social, most people and children can increase the social skills needed to navigate through life in a pleasant way. Read these tips for increasing your “likeability” factor in life.

2013 Holiday Reading

The holiday season is one of the best times of the year to read new books, whether they’re the ones that have accumulated on our desks and shelves in the last year, or a book with a phenomenal cover in the local bookstore you just couldn’t walk away from. To celebrate the reading season, here […]