If you talk to a lot of people building side hustles, chances are many of them are podcast junkies. I’m definitely one of those people, although I have times where I delete everything off my phone and go on a “podcast diet.”
Other than those times, you can generally find tons of podcasts on my phone. I find taking the dog for a long walk and listening to a good show really relaxing and inspiring.
That said, I decided to put together a list of some great podcasts I’d recommend you listen to if you’re getting into online business, looking for ideas, or just some great nerdy entertainment. Continue reading →
Don’t feel like reading? Here is afree spreadsheet you can use to quickly find out how much you have left to save and how long it will take.
Are You Financially Ready to Quit Your Job?
Quitting your job is scary. You’re essentially walking out of the most “comfortable” position you’ve ever been in financially, and from pretty much everything you’ve considered “normal” about making a living over the past few years. Continue reading →
You’ve worked your butt off to be in a place where you can quit your job and take that side hustle full-time. But how early should you hand in your resignation letter?
Is 2 weeks notice enough?
I went back and forth on this one. The decision on how much notice to give my bosses before I quit my day job was a huge source of anxiety for me. I wasn’t sure much notice was too much and what was too little that would leave a bad taste in their mouth. Continue reading →
Stop Waiting for Referrals, There is a Process for That.
Something I’m focusing on more in my business lately is driving referrals from current and past clients to me. For the past year or so, I’ve been relying on organic referrals, essentially having friends, family, and customers refer me to other people because they enjoyed what I was able to accomplish for them, or knew someone that would benefit from working with me. Continue reading →
When I started the Bright Cents website, I was in a completely different place in my life. I was working a full-time job without a clue that I would become an entrepreneur.
Hell, I was just starting my foray into digital marketing (if you didn’t know, I run a marketing agency/freelance/do other side projects).
I was in a relationship that wasn’t 100% right for me (which I don’t think either of us realized at the time), and I was very lost in my own head.
Bright Cents became the place where I could solely focus on improving one aspect of my life – my finances. I wrote about paying down student loans, the mindset involved in taking on such a big project, and the (many) mistakes I made along the way. I even publicly shared my debt numbers each month. Continue reading →