Video: Earning More Money on the Side

U.S. News senior editor Kimberly Palmer explains why you should start a side business.

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At a recent event at Arlington Public Library, I had the chance to talk about how important it can be to our financial security to bring in extra income. That’s because it can supplement your current salary, while also providing a back-up plan in case you suddenly lose your full-time job. Even more importantly, it can give you more experience in your field and lead to a greater sense of professional and creative satisfaction. For more details on how to get started, you can read this book excerpt from "The Economy of You," “How (and Why) to Launch Your Own Side Business.”

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