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Passive Income Streams

Have you ever dreamed of making extra money without actually having to do anything? That’s the basic idea of passive income. Sounds awesome, I know.

  The Farlex Financial Dictionary defines passive income as follows:

“Income from a venture in which an individual does not directly participate. The most common types …

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The Millennial Minimalist

If your home is free of clutter, you think twice about spending your money on frivolous purchases, and you are constantly attempting to downsize in any way possible, you may be a millennial minimalist.

Who are Millennials?
Millennials are classified as the generation born between the years 1981-1996. Today, millennials make …

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Home Improvements to Make Before the Baby Arrives

Preparing for a new baby is exciting, expensive, and exasperating all at the same time. Every square inch of your home needs to be transformed into a baby-proof bunker in a matter of months. From nursery interior design ideas to making space for baby storage, here are some home …

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Recycling in Your Community

It is easy to underestimate the power and importance of recycling, especially when it’s convenient to do so. This might be because we fail to fully link the environment we want with what is required of us to maintain it. It’s easy to forget, for example, that blue skies, …

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Store at My House – How to Host with Neighbor

Neighbor is a really good idea, but how can I make it work?

That’s a super common question. Maybe you feel like Charlie before he got the golden ticket (see Charlie and the Chocolate Factory). Well, that’s why I’m here, to help you figure out how you can start …

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How To Design The Perfect Kitchen

Design The Perfect Kitchen:  Avoid these 5 Common Kitchen Layout Mistakes

Having a good layout is more important than anything else in your kitchen. As the hub of activity in the home, your kitchen should be set up to comfortably accommodate a variety of activities. Design The Perfect Kitchen!

For example, …

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Best 4th of July Firework Shows in Utah (2018)

Children waving sparklers, BBQs with fruit-filled green Jello, and patriotic firework shows – these are the things that truly make America great. This 4th of July, Neighbor hopes that you get out and enjoy the company of friends and family as we celebrate the Independence of the United States of America. …

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Become A Neighbor Host Today – Make $20-$400/Month

Neighbor’s secure marketplace allows you to make passive income, receive hassle free payments, and we protect your property with a $10,000 Host guarantee. List your unused space with Neighbor in under 5 minutes. Make $20-$400/month with the sharing economy. Being a Neighbor Host grants you exclusive access to a secure …

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Working From Home 101 For Beginners

Nearly 43% of working Americans spend some amount of time working from home according to a recent New York Times report. In today’s technological world, the demand for brand ambassadors, customer service representatives and bloggers is booming, and the popularity of 9 to 5 work days is falling. From …

10 Most Expensive Homes For Sale in Utah

10 Most Expensive Homes For Sale In Utah

The 10 most expensive homes for sale in Utah are some of the most extravagant and breathtaking Utah homes are nestled deep within a forest, set high on a mountainside, or rest alone amidst miles of open and wild land. Now, why would such masterpieces choose to exist so …

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What Is The Tiny House Movement?

The tiny house movement is growing–and not on a tiny scale. In the past four years, interest in the tiny house movement has nearly quadrupled as tracked on Google Trends. The trend is not just limited to the U.S.; tiny houses are popping up all over the world in countries …

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It’s Summer Time!

Does anyone else have May circled in red on their calendar and a countdown that leads to a day written over with “SUMMER”? Or maybe it says “freedom,” “party-time,” or “Mexico–here I come!” I think all students look ahead to that summer sunshine with hopes of napping, swimming and not having …

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One For All The Empty Nesters Out There

Wow, did you ever think you would get to this point in your life? For some parents they’ve been waiting to be empty nesters since their children’s births (like my father). Others dread the thought of their babies growing up and leaving the nest. (Ha, get it? Empty nesters?) …

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Winter Prep For The Outside Of Your Home

Because I am a native Arizonan, the snow and the cold and indoor heating were all foreign to me growing up. But then I moved to the icy mountains of Utah and suddenly my lack of knowledge of winter prep became a problem. Who knew what to do when …

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Where Are The Woman Caves?

Okay we have all heard of man caves, right? Yes, yes boys, we know the drudgery of work and long days and coming home to the crazy kids and messy kitchen and just needing to escape to your own little place to relax and recuperate. It’s where you hang …

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The Official Poor College Student Budget Guide Of 2018

“Free food?!” I’m in that fun phase of life right now where that phrase is enough to wake me up in class. To a poor college student, free food is like the mating cry of a moose: irresistible and essential to survival. We college students live in a tight-knit community …

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Be a DIY Mom – 10 Ways to Make Money From Home

Being a DIY Mom is just awesome.
As a stay-at- home mom, sometimes I find myself trying to figure out ways to make a little extra money. Here are a few DIY things I’ve come up with that take minimal effort and still bring in some extra change.

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Is Neighbor Storage Safe?

10 years ago, if you told me I’d be going on a vacation that involved sleeping in the bedroom of a house belonging to a person I didn’t know, I’d say you were crazy. Oh, and hitchhiking? My parents always warned me not to get into cars with strangers. …

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Unique Thanksgiving Traditions

Most of us share some pretty typical Thanksgiving traditions – the turkey, rolls, family,  going around the table and saying what we’re thankful for, etc. But if you’re looking to “spice” up your Thanksgiving traditions, all you have to do is check out what your neighbors are doing. Here’s …

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Pay for Christmas… Without Money!

How are you going to pay for Christmas?
1.  Make Homemade Gifts
My family grew up on a very tight budget. We rarely went out to eat, and if we did, it was to Wendy’s. I can’t remember ever getting my own fries or shake – a large fry was split …

Meet Ezra

“We had just bought this house, and we figured because we have a lot of extra space in the basement we might be able to find someone who would use it… we hosted a good number of students with Neighbor over the summer. That equated to about $200 a …

Meet a Neighbor Host: Josh

Meet Josh, a Neighbor host Josh works for a local Utah company, lives in American Fork, and makes more than $200/month for his rented garage space.

Neighbor hosts and renters both benefit from the shared economy. For hosts, it’s a way to make upwards of several hundred dollars every month. …

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Sharing The Neighbor Love

How Neighbor Pays The Bills:
Six months ago I got a medical bill that I couldn’t pay. It was one of the scariest moments of my life. My three-year-old daughter had gone to the emergency room a whole year previously with what we thought was a complication from a pre-existing …

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Just Ask The Neighbors

How many times have you been baking and realized you didn’t have an ingredient you needed? Happens all the time for me. When I was growing up, my sisters and I would bake together. (Or, to be realistic, my older sisters would bake and I would just eat the …

KUTV Channel 2 – The Airbnb of Storage

Check out Neighbor – The Airbnb of Storage on KUTV’s Tech Report with Jeff Lind from Codeword! Neighbor is disrupting the 33$+ Billion self-storage industry, helping families make an extra $50-$300 a month in passive income, and saving renters 50% in storage costs! Neighbor now has 1000s of users …

Meet a Neighbor Host: Annette

After the kids have moved out, chances are there is a little extra space around the house. But just because you’re near the retiring age doesn’t mean you can’t earn a little cash.

Annette is a host on Neighbor. And, as she found out, Neighbor wasn’t just a good way …

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Even Stevens – A Sandwich Shop with a Cause

Even Stevens Sandwiches
Today, one of the biggest challenges in the world and even the United States is hunger. There are focus groups, dedicated charities, consulting firms, and even celebrities trying to solve the hunger crisis. Yet, according to USDA, there are still 42 million Americans, including 7 million children, …