5 Best Canadian Part-Time Jobs with Benefits

Canada offers its citizens a single payer health care system, which means that all Canadians are covered for basic health services. Knowing this, an American might be forgiven for thinking that employer-sponsored health insurance benefits would be redundant. But the operative word for Canada’s public health insurance is “basic.” The state-run system guarantees primary care services and physician and hospital visits, but other important services—including dental care, … [Read more...]

Best Part Time Jobs With Benefits (Updated for 2021)

Health insurance in our country is out of control. And with the rise of the gig economy (folks making money as Uber drivers and Airbnb hosts, for example), more and more individuals are having to find and pay for health insurance on their own. This is NOT cheap. So, what are you going to do? If you're a freelancer, entrepreneur or contractor, you can buy health insurance on the open market but premiums might cost you … [Read more...]

Is the Part-Time Economy a Good Thing?

The part-time job, for the sake of getting ahead financially (i.e. becoming debt-free sooner), is a great idea. But nowadays, more and more people are having to turn to part-time jobs because it's their only option: College graduates are settling for these jobs versus a career they'd dreamt of. The long-term unemployed are turning to these jobs versus returning to a career job (i.e. underemployment). The newly retired are taking to these jobs to help bridge … [Read more...]

Perfecting the Perfect Part Time Job: Waiting Tables

So you wanna be a waitress? I used to work as a server (waiting tables) at Applebees. It was one of the best (and worst) jobs I've ever had. I think everyone should be required to work a few months as a waitress or waiter (called a "server" nowadays). It's one of those jobs that really challenges you both physically and mentally. But it can be rewarding if you do it right. It's also one of the best part-time job opportunities around. Weekends and nights … [Read more...]

4 Reasons to Love the Part Time Job

What are you doing with your "other eight hours"? Taking on a part-time job certainly have a few drawbacks (time away from family, more work and stress, etc.). But I think they have more benefits than drawbacks. And they have huge potential to create a better life as well. Let's look at some reasons to love the part-time job: You Create Income Security On the surface level, when you pick up a part-time job or start a business, … [Read more...]

10 Unexpected Places to Find a Job in 2021

There's a huge demand for workers right now. According to the latest U.S. Department of Labor report, unemployment is holding steady at 3.5%. Therefore, sites like ZipRecruiter, Monster.com, and SimplyHired.com are brimming with listings right now. Even the local newspaper classified section probably has new jobs each morning. But what happens when none of those listings are a good fit for you? If you aren't having any luck on … [Read more...]

PTM 019 – Event Marketing: How Applying for a Craigslist Job Led to Traveling the World and a Nice Paycheck

I've got a double feature for you today. First I've got an article from Phillip Hines, promotional model and event marketing freelancer. I follow that up with a podcast interview with Phillip where he tells me all about event marketing and how to get part-time jobs in the industry. Enter Phillip Hines... "Having fun in Hollywood while on break from my event marketing job." You never know where your next big job could come from. It might come from talking to … [Read more...]

PTM 016 – Working Multiple Part-Time Jobs with Joan Concilio and Adaptu

Today's podcast is brought to you by Adaptu, the free, online money management tool and community. They were kind enough to find someone in their community, Joan Concilio Otto, to be on the podcast. Joan is the online and community news editor at the York Daily Record. However, Joan has several part-time businesses and jobs. Not just one or two...five plus. Joan was a pleasure to interview. She really shared some great entrepreneurial insights, and explains why it … [Read more...]

PTM 014 – Making Extra Money as a Starbucks Barista to Pay Off Debt with David Weliver of MoneyUnder30.com

Today's episode features David Weliver, who at an early age knew he was living beyond his means and taking on too much debt. His solution: working at Starbucks part-time at nights on the weekends as a barista. In this interview David talks about what motivated him to go out and get a part-time job, why he chose Starbucks (a great part-time job with benefits), and how he was able to be successful there and eventually pay off his debts. David just happens to also be a … [Read more...]

PTM 011: Making Extra Money as a Pizza Delivery Guy to Payoff $45,000 in Debt | Jeff Kosola from Deliver Away Debt

  In today's episode, I interview Jeff Kosola from deliverawaydebt.com. I love Jeff's story. I think you will too. Especially if you are struggling with a lot of debt to pay off. Have you ever wondered how much pizza delivery drivers make? Apparently, it's enough! Jeff took on the classic part-time job of delivering pizzas on the weekends so he and his wife could get out from over $100,000 in debt. Since he started working his part-time job, he's been able to … [Read more...]

PTM 003: Making Money as a Part-Time Delivery Service Driver with Gary Christensen

In this episode I speak with Gary Christensen, owner of Christensen Delivery Service. Gary delivers all sorts of things for various companies in the areas south of Portland, Oregon. I talk with Gary about how he got started as a driver, how he made the transition to driving for himself (including what skills and resources he used from his time as a driver for his old company), how he picked up new clients, advertises, makes contracts, and how he maximizes his … [Read more...]