Category Archive: The Side Hustle

Jan 06 2014

Budget In Review: Where did our money go in 2013?

Every year, I like to do a review of our finances. I think it helps to sort of check in and see how you’re doing financially and if you’re meeting your financial goals. Now that I have a couple of years’ worth of data collected, it made things a bit more interesting. For example, here …

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Dec 11 2013

2013: It was fun while it lasted

If there is one word I can use to describe 2013, it would be “blessed.” I am so incredibly happy with how this year has turned out. 2013 has definitely brought a major upswing in our lives, and I cannot wait for what 2014 has in store. A look back at our goals and how …

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Nov 18 2013

Make Extra Money: How I made $20,000+ in Side Hustle Income in 2013

Last Monday marked a milestone: I had earned more than $20,000 in side hustle income in 2013. To me, this was absolutely nuts. The whole idea of the side hustle income began in October 2011 with a garage sale. I was convinced that earning extra money was the way we were going to be able …

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May 20 2013

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly on Student Loans

The Great First, the GREAT news: I paid off my FOURTH Student Loan on Friday! Can I just add that this brings down my student loans to $13,788.01?!?!? I started off the year with $18,248.01 in student debt.  I’ve paid off $4,460 in student loan debt in five months! Happy dance for me. It feels …

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Apr 05 2013

Side Hustle Income: How I earn money online

In my report of our 2013 first-quarter results, someone asked if I could expand on my side hustle income. I know that I’m always curious as to how others earn their money so I’m doing this to give some insight into how I earn extra money online. For the first three months of 2013, I …

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Apr 03 2013

State of Our Union: First Quarter Results

Well, my monthly budget updates only lasted one month. So maybe quarterly reports will be a bigger hit? Here is the state of our union on our 2013 goals. Financial Goals Bring down my student loans to under $10,000: On track I paid off my THIRD student loan this week! I started January 2013 with …

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