Too busy? Hire a virtual assistant

WASHINGTON – When it starts to feel like there’s just not enough hours in the day, it may be time to hire a virtual online assistant.

The Wall Street Journal reports that more and more people are hiring “skilled online helpers” who work from home or through outsourcing firm.

These “assistants” help with things like scheduling doctor’s appointments and can even serve as personal shoppers.

A virtual assistant can cost up to $50, depending on the type of service.

WTOP’s David Burd contributed to this report. Follow @DavidBurdWTOP and @WTOP on Twitter.

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