I’ve been writing a lot about side income this year. It has been much of the theme of Personal Profitability in 2015. While looking over my financial results in QuickBooks today, I noticed I had hit a major milestone for both the year and my all time earnings. The milestone opened up a Pandora’s Box of reflection on the eight years since I started writing online, and the ways online side hustle income has changed my life.
What do you answer when people ask about your hobbies? I have seen many hobbies and interests come and go, but one has been a constant over the last decade of my life: earning more money.
In this episode of the Personal Profitability Podcast, we welcome guest Jeffrey Trull, an online writer who started his career with an engineering education, got a non-profit job, left to freelance full time, and recent went back to a full-time employer. Get his entire story, filled with lots of useful information, in this week's episode.
Side hustling is the art of making extra money on the side, outside of your full-time job or main bread and butter. A side hustle can help you pay off debt, strengthen your emergency fund, and more. Essentially, side hustling can offer you more financial flexibility and thus more opportunities. In addition, side hustling can help you learn new skills, meet more people, and provide some fun outside the sometimes boring 9-5.
April was a transition month for me. Now that my student loans are paid, I am transitioning the money into new savings and investments.
March was an exciting month in the world of my finances. It marked the conclusion of my journey to become student loan free. It included my bonus at work, which made the debt payment possible, and it ended with a 6.5% increase in my net worth.