Category: Earn Money

Best Side Gigs for Teachers

The 10 Best Side Gigs for Teachers

If you’re a teacher, chances are you’re in one of the following situations: a) you don’t make enough money, so you have to get a second job to make ends meet; b) you have extra time in the summer that you’re looking to fill or c) both. Whether you’re looking for a second job that…

5 Ways for Teachers to Make $100 A Day Online

5 Ways Teachers Can Make $100 a Day Online

You love teaching your students. You care about their success and give it your all. And you love when a student looks you in the eye, smiles, and thanks you for your guidance. But you probably feel like you’re lacking… Money Time Greater Fulfillment Aren’t we all? But as a teacher, you might feel like…

Side Gigs for Teachers: Author Interview

“Side Gigs for Teachers: Ways to Actually Make Money” – Interview with Co-Author Jackie Bolen

In the recently published Side Gigs for Teachers: Ways to Actually Make Money  Jackie Bolen and Jennifer Booker Smith seek to show educators how to earn extra money in their spare time. We reached out to co-author Jackie Bolen and asked her some questions about the book and side hustling in general. We hope you…

Direct Sales as a Side Job for Educators

Direct Sales as a Side Job for Educators

With a variety of products and low startup costs, Direct Sales can seem appealing as an extra source of income for educators. With stints of “time off” throughout the year, a teacher may have more time to invest than other working adults, but is the time really worth it? What exactly is Direct Sales? Direct…

The Real Cost of Higher Education for Teachers

The Real Cost of Higher Education for Teachers

According to the No Child Left Behind act and Common Core, public school teachers in grades pre-k through twelfth must have a teaching certification—typically the result of an undergrad teaching degree—and must partake in continuing education, earning a set amount of credits or hours per licensing timeframe. Continuing education can take a variety of forms,…

8 Top Grants for STEM Teachers

8 Top Grants for STEM Teachers

Although everyone understands the importance of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education in the classroom, the cost involved with being a STEM teacher makes many question its benefits. There’s expensive lab equipment. There are chemicals, tools, and supplies. Then there’s the cost of continuing education and professional development, important in all educational disciplines, but especially…

Teach Test Prep

Make Standardized Testing Work for You

Teachers: Consider Picking Up Another Class Wait! Don’t click away just yet. I’ll give you a moment to wipe up the coffee you just spewed onto your computer screen. I know, I know. The only reason you’re reading this post is to distract yourself from the stack of ungraded papers on the desk next to…

30 Days or Less to Freelance Writing Success - Gina Horkey Interview

Educators: 30 Days or Less to Freelance Writing Success? Interview with Gina Horkey

We are excited to announce that going forward we will be featuring regular interviews with financially savvy educators and other awesome personalities.  It is our hope that these interviews will serve as motivation and inspiration for you!   To kick things off, we share our interview with Gina Horkey, freelancer extraordinaire and creator of  “30 Days or…

Educator writers wanted!

Educators: Write for The Moneywise Teacher!

Writers wanted! The Moneywise Teacher was recently founded with the aim of becoming the go-to resource for educators on all things money.  We seek to regularly publish highly useful content that helps educators make and save more money! Beyond providing tips, strategies, and general financial education, we hope to help educators be able to better teach money skills. That said, if…