One of the things I enjoy about the current state of the side hustling world is just how easy it is to fit various side hustles into your day-to-day life. We live in a really unique time in history where it’s actually possible to piecemeal a few bucks here and there whenever you want. When […]
We live in the golden age of side hustling. If you’re looking to make some extra money in order to pay off debt, save more, or even to buy that shiny new toy, there’s really no excuse for why you can’t do it.
Compare the nature of a part time gig today, as compared to just a few years ago. There wasn’t a sharing economy or on-demand economy. Things like Uber and Airbnb didn’t exist. When I was in college, making extra money meant either finding a part time job or figuring out a way to make your own job.
Finding a part time job meant working when your boss told you to work. That’s a problem for people who want flexibility. And creating your own job meant figuring out a skill you had and finding customers, not to mention you probably needed to spend some money in order to get your hustle started…
Table of Contents The Signup Process My First Wag Walk How Much Can You Make With Wag? How Can You Use Wag? One of the reasons I like the gig economy is because it lets me try out weird jobs that I might not otherwise get to do in a normal setting. I’m sure you’ve […]
One of the best ways to guard against a potential job loss is to create an emergency fund. But perhaps an even better thing you can do is to set things up so that if something does happen to your job, you have other jobs still waiting for you. That way, no matter what happens, […]
Something that often gets forgotten in the side hustling discussion is the impact of taxes. If you’re like most people, taxes are probably a thing that you don’t think about all that much. You get your paycheck, you file your taxes at the end of the year, and you probably end up with a tax […]
The start of April means it’s tax time here in the Financial Panther household. As I’ve been gathering up all my tax documents, I thought it’d be helpful to share with you exactly what I made in 2016 via the sharing economy.
Without a doubt, 2016 was my biggest side hustle year. Altogether, I pulled in a total of $14,181.43 by taking advantage of sharing economy apps like Airbnb, DogVacay, and Postmates! That’s a pretty surprising number to me, especially considering the fact that I spent essentially no money in startup costs and that I made this money by doing things that I was already doing anyway.