5 Easy Ways to Make Money Fast

We all could use a little extra cash during the pandemic.

The coronavirus pandemic has made us all stressed about money over the year. How can you help provide for your family or bring in some extra cash to pay off some debt? Here are five easy ways to make money fast.

Opt Out of Unnecessary Subscriptions

We are in a new subscription economy, between boxes that show up to your doorstep, dating apps, job search sites, credit report checking services, streaming music and tv services, people will be shocked to find out all the things they are still paying for and don't remember. Many rope you in with a free trial offer that turns into a reoccurring monthly credit card payment if you don't cancel. And what happens? We get busy and forget to cancel. Set some time aside to go through your subscriptions and cancel any you don't need. Think of all the money you'll start getting back!

Exactly How to De-Escalate Aggression From a Stranger

Follow security Expert Bill Staton's important advice to keep yourself safe.

Have you ever had a tense interaction with a stranger in public? Perhaps your shopping carts accidentally knocked into each other or there was a misunderstanding in communication and the other person gets angry. You may wonder how you can de-escalate the aggression and exit the situation safely. So security expert Bill Stanton has your go-to advice for staying alert and protecting yourself in the face of verbal aggression and physical attacks.

THE INITIAL INTERACTION

Bill Stanton: "It always starts with something small, like someone being too close to you, or even more common, you get bumped by a shopping cart. You want to look at their eyes first -it may reveal emotional changes. But you can't rely on just that. Look at what their trunk is doing; a person's torso will reveal their intent. Body language like raising hands, heightened expression, tense shoulders — these are natural responses to a person who is feeling threatened and will escalate. They may begin to zero in on the space between you and them, and their voice will get louder and louder. You want to read this before it gets further and becomes explosive."

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