When Money's Tight: Second-Job Tips

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Whether for money or experience, 17 percent of Americans work more than one job. There is much to be gained from taking on a second job. Besides the obvious monetary rewards, second jobs can boost your credentials and possibly lead you down the path to a new career.

A Church Position Can Fill Many Voids

Larry is a fifth grade teacher at a parochial school. In addition to his teaching responsibilities, Larry also plays the piano during school masses each week, accompanies students during musical competitions and directs the school talent show. Larry also holds a second job as the director of music at a local church. "I play the organ and direct the adult, children and hand bell choirs as well as the creative worship planning," Larry says.