Why I Am Rebranding My Blog

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 …

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[Check-In] I Quit My Job 4 Months Ago

Coffee and macbook for hustling

It’s been 120 days since I quit my day job. Since I’m starting this site “anew” I wanted to give you an idea of where I am and have been over the past four months. If you didn’t know, I run a marketing agency focused around helping small business owners with their marketing, specifically Google & …

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How to Know When It’s Time To Quit Your Job

Man looking out over a cliff

Since late 2014, a few months after I started Bright Cents, I knew I was on a journey bigger than just paying down my student loans. I could feel that this was like the gates to something bigger, but I didn’t know what or why. I was reading and learning about financial independence, retiring early, …

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My First Mistake as an Entrepreneur [Don’t Do This!]

Young 20s hitchiking on forest road

It’s officially been more than a month now that I can call myself a business owner/”entrepreneur.” It’s weird – but also exciting, fun, and terrifying all at the same time. I’ve learned a lot already, and am seeing myself grow in many ways. I’ve also watched myself make some pretty decent mistakes already. Honestly, I …

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