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Recent articles by Perri:

The best Christmas movies to watch on Hulu

Here are a few Christmas movies streaming on Hulu, including romances and movies for kids, new movies, black movies, and some scary horror movies. → Read More

The Hallmark Channel has countless Christmas movies. Here's where to start

Including one holiday romance based on a true story. → Read More

The 15 most romantic getaways to help couples reset and recharge

Here are the best romantic getaways for couples. Choose between cheap weekend escapes or fun week-long retreats to help you reconnect with your partner. → Read More

Here's how pink ribbons became a universal symbol for breast cancer awareness

Learn the inspiring story behind pink ribbons — and why they shouldn't all be treated equally. → Read More

How to make (and keep) friends as an adult, according to experts

Don't let fear stand in your way: Follow these tips to build lasting friendships in your 20s, 30s and beyond. → Read More

I got a job at Google through Craigslist and became one of its highest-ranking engineers. Here are the biggest lessons I learned about team-building and culture.

Michael Wiacek spent 13 years at Google and founded its Threat Analysis Group: "No job is beneath anyone, and we practiced what we preached." → Read More

I've made $26,000 renting out my extra yard space. It's been a great low-lift side hustle and only takes 5 to 10 hours a month.

Julz Maleno, a student, says she didn't do anything to her yard in Chino, California before listing it on the Neighbor app and got a renter in a few days. → Read More

How to handle difficult coworkers, office gossip, and confrontations, according to an NYU professor of psychology

Tessa Victoria West has studied awkward social situations in the workplace for two decades. Here's her advice for dealing with tough coworkers. → Read More

I make $10,000 a month on TaskRabbit in New York City. My secret to success is investing in my business — here's how.

Jeffrey Delerme started Tasking as a side hustle in 2017. He says it gives him freedom to enjoy life and he likes working with his hands. → Read More

I'm a 70-year-old art appraiser with multiple sclerosis. The pandemic has extended my career and made my work life easier.

"My mobility was becoming more and more of a factor. Now, it's not an issue at all," says Cynthia Shaver, who took her services virtual with success. → Read More

I went from working as a security guard and Amazon delivery helper to running my own web-design agency — and now make up to $57,000 a month

Diego Diaz didn't think he could break into tech without a formal coding background. But then he discovered Webflow and the "no-code" community. → Read More

I'm an asset manager of a multibillion-dollar portfolio. Here are the best financial habits I've learned from my ultrawealthy clients.

Paul Karger says his high-net-worth clients put saving first and always take on a side hustle. It's his job to navigate the uncertainty of investing. → Read More

I was Zillow's first intern — now I'm the CMO of unicorn startup Pacaso. Here's how I climbed the ranks.

Whitney Curry sat down with her boss at the end of her Zillow internship and pitched him on why he should hire her. Her career took off from there. → Read More

I make up to $11,000 a month on TaskRabbit shoveling snow — here's how

Last February, 80% of Giovanny Tarrago's jobs on TaskRabbit were snow removals. It's the perfect gig for living in Chicago. → Read More

I'm an IBM product manager who moved to Tulsa from Austin via a remote-work program. I never thought I'd like it, but it's exactly what I was looking for in a city.

Jason Mathew, 30, wanted a free trip when he applied to Tulsa Remote. He's since bought a home and started a business and has no plans to leave. → Read More

I'm a 23-year-old who's made more than $155,000 on TaskRabbit this year. Here's how I stay organized.

To optimize his time, William Young makes monthly trips to Home Depot to keep his inventory stocked and only accepts jobs within a set map area. → Read More

I invest in travel and transportation startups as president of JetBlue Technology Ventures. Here's what I look for in a pitch.

Amy Burr was a founding member of Virgin America and now works for the VC arm of JetBlue Airways. She cares about the story founders tell. → Read More

I fell in love with a Hamptons hotel — so I bought it. Here's my advice for those looking to pursue their passion.

A self-described "workaholic," Sylvia Wong had a 15-year career at IBM before coming across the Amagansett property that changed her career path. → Read More

I self-published a book as a passion project and it became a New York Times bestseller — here's how I did it

After a decade of research into weight loss, Microsoft employee Jonathan Bailor published his findings. His book caught the eye of a literary agent. → Read More

I joined TikTok as a 60-year-old, and it was the best thing I did for my business. Here's how I use it to land clients and sell my services.

Helen Polise teaches TikTok tricks to her 490,000 followers and has sold $5,000 worth of courses. She says the opportunities on the app are limitless. → Read More