40 Jobs for Animal Lovers

Wildlife advocates Jim and Jamie Dutcher lived with a wolf pack in a 25-acre enclosure for six years. Their home, a large tent near the Sawtooth Wilderness in Idaho, had no electricity or running water. While living with and studying the wolves, the Dutchers made documentaries and wrote books about them. Interesting work if you can get it. Maybe you…
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Are You Self-Employed or a Business Owner?

The IRS lists 25 types of income ranging from gambling to capital gains to cancelled debt (yes, they tax even that). But for most of us income comes from paychecks or profits; in other words employment or business. But even if you are your own boss you aren't necessarily a business owner. You might just be self-employed, and that can…
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This Guy Has 1,497! — How Many Credit Cards Do You Need?

ABC News reports that Walter Cavanagh has 1,497 credit cards, with a total credit line of $ million. Sometime in the late 1960s he and a friend bet a dinner on who could get the most cards by year's end. Cavanagh won with 143, and then he continued with his new hobby (obsession?). By 1971, and every year since, he's…
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Selling Scrap Metal for Extra Cash or Big Profits

If you Google "brass stolen" you'll see news stories like the one about brass vases stolen from a cemetery. You can Google "aluminum siding stolen" for more horror stories. Stealing metal to cash in at scrap yards is a preferred way for thieves to raise cash, and everything from beer cans to old air conditioners contain valuable metal. Fortunately for…
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