Is Multi-Level Marketing a Better Side Hustle Than Blogging

Is Multi-Level Marketing a Better Side Hustle Than Blogging - My Life, I Guess

Side hustles. It seems like everyone is talking about them, writing about them, and starting side hustles of their own. And understandably so. Many of us are working outside of our fields. Few of us get to pursue our passions. We’re more educated, but earning lower wages. And we have the debt to prove it. As a personal finance enthusiast, I read about side hustles all the time. As a...

6 Things I’ve Learned From Freelance Writing (So Far)

6 Things I've Learned From Freelance Writing (So Far) - My Life, I Guess

The blogosphere is full of posts and articles telling you that freelance writing is a great way to earn a little extra money from home. There are many bloggers that have been able to quit their day jobs and make a living from it. But for every blogger that finds that level of success, there are dozens (maybe even hundreds? thousands?) of bloggers that are lucky to make $15 per...

Becoming Self Employed and In Control of My Own Life

Becoming Self Employed and In Control of My Own Life - My Life, I Guess

Last updated: May 3, 2018. A few weeks ago, I decided that my efforts to find a traditional job was getting me nowhere. Despite cutting back my criteria down to simply trying to find something I don’t hate (regardless of pay, hours, or type of work), it’s been over 3 months since my last job interview. And once again, I was crushed when I didn’t hear back from the only...

10 Ways to Supplement Your Income While Unemployed

My contract at work ended and I am now unemployed for the first time in my adult life. Unfortunately, this coincided with my fiance’s hours being cut at his job, as well. We knew this was coming to a certain extent (as he’s still waiting to hear about a very promising new job opportunity) so we have been preparing, but we’re left in a less than ideal financial situation. I’ve...