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Infographic: 3 Ways to Boost Your Income

How often do you frequent garage sales? Saturday mornings are often prime time to go on a treasure hunt for unique pieces and everyday items at a fraction of the cost.

Apps like Offer Up and features within them like Facebook Marketplace make it even easier to find treasures and sell your own stuff by putting the sale in your hands, literally. From the comfort of your home, while traveling or taking a walk, you can search and sell almost anything, anywhere.

Not only can you make money by selling your stuff online, but have you considered selling your skills and feedback?

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One key point to remember is setting aside money for taxes. This is really important, especially if you don’t want any surprises come tax time. These are “known” expenses that shouldn’t catch you off guard. Prepare yourself for known and unknown expenses by checking your budget regularly or by using accounting software such as Quicken.

As with any business, be smart to steer clear of any deals or opportunities that seem too good to be true. Scammers are on the rise, so don’t fall into their traps.

What are some other safe ways to boost your income?