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4 Money Tips to Help You Earn More from Your Hustle

Two weeks ago, I launched an email series dishing on my tips for every facet of using your blog to market your side hustle. It got an amazing response. Then life happened. Deadlines happened. And I didn’t get a chance to give you, the readers, the type of sneak peek I wanted to of the series. So, I’ll give you the scoop here. In the series, I unloaded everything I’ve learned in the last year


#YourFirstHustleDollar Series: LaTisha Styles, Millennial Money Expert

Hi friends! Welcome to the first interview in the series #YourFirstHustleDollar. I’m pumped about this! I’m sharing with you the inside scoop on how some amazing entrepreneurs made their first dollar hustling outside of the 9 to 5. Why’s this series important? Everyone can benefit from another source of income. Mo’ money in your pocket means you can reach goals, like saving, repaying debt, buying a house or traveling, sooner. What holds people back from


Switch It Change It: How I Quadrupled My Freelance Rates

Hi friends, Happy Friday! A few weeks ago, I shared how I pitched for my first freelance writing gig ever. We can all agree it was pretty sad – womp, womp. Since then, I’ve leveled up and charge much more per project. Well, I want to expand on that and share some extra details on the major factors that helped me increase my rates. Here’s the thing. Anyone can do it, but it does take work


Oh nah, nah… What’s My Name?

You’ll probably notice something’s a little different around here. Yup, I’ve changed the name of this here blog from Trendy Cheapo to Tay Talks Money. It’s a change that’s been a long time coming. Almost a year in the making to be exact. Honestly, I grew out of the name Trendy Cheapo a while ago. I just didn’t know if I was ready to pull the plug or what pulling the plug meant for this


How I Made My First Dollar Online Freelance Blogging

OK, I’m an average gal. Until the end of 2013, I believed the only way to earn money was through a 9 to 5 job. At the time, I had already tried a few solopreneur ventures, but nothing seemed to stick or bring in any cash. To be blatantly honest, each idea failed. Sadly, I became convinced the only real way to make money was to fill out a job application, attend an interview, turn


5 Warning Signs of Bad Clients & How to Avoid Them

Let’s be honest here. Good clients and customers are hard to find especially when you’re a new biz owner. People will take advantage of you. Pay you less than you’re worth. And drive you insane. Then when all’s said and done they’ll disappear off the face of the earth without paying you. Well I’ve put together a bunch of bad client warning signs. Many of you have reached out to me with exciting plans to