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How to Double Your Side Hustle Income (From Strugg…

Over the last few months, I’ve been creating mega posts on how to start a side biz to earn extra money with your own skills. One post is on setting pricing etc. for your side business. Another post is on how to promote your side business to land your first few customers. The last post explains how to create side biz systems like setting up a contract, payment terms, and more. To take this whole series

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Dear Goal Diggers: How to Protect Yourself from Di…

So, here’s the deal. We all want to squeeze the most out of life. We want to do more, save more, make more, live more, and be more. Setting goals is necessary when you’re trying to do any of the above. We all know this. I mean we’ve learned it in tons of college courses and ridiculously boring employee training seminars. However, setting the wrong goals and failing can actually do more harm to your

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How I Increased My Student Loan Payment Over 500% …

A version of this post first appeared on The Huffington Post.  Let me warn you ahead of time. This is not an I paid off six-figures of debt within a year post. It’s a play-by-play of how I was able to transition from someone who felt like I couldn’t possibly make more than the minimum payment on my student loan to someone who paid it off relatively quickly. A transformation from, “Help me, I’m poor.”

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The Ultimate Guide to Cleaning Up + Decluttering Y…

March 20th is the first day of spring. Can you believe it? March means the end of this year’s first quarter and a good reminder to look back on annual goals to focus on what’s important. To help you declutter this spring, I put together an epic list of posts that can help you declutter your life in all areas. Happy cleaning! Clean Up Your Finances Of course on a site about money, we have

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Why Giving Your Past Self Advice is Useless

I’ve seen a lot of bloggers do posts on advice for their past self. I figured what the hell why don’t I post one.   After all, I have a lot of knowledge today about hustling for more money now that I didn’t know in the past. It would have saved me a bunch of trial and error if my “ghost of side hustling Taylor yet to come” spilled the beans on this stuff from the

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Why Everyone Needs Emergency Savings, Part II

It seems like right after I quit my job to turn my side-hustle into a full-time business… BAM! All types of emergency expenses come up and bite us in the ass. If we didn’t have a emergency savings we would have been grass. Remember when my car battery took a crap? What luck! So, what happened this time? My husband Marc was being his little frugal mini me self and bought a needle and thread to