Turning a Side Hustle into a Small Business

Side hustles are great when you’re simply supplementing your income from a job. However, when you realize you have the potential to make more and do more in your side hustle than you ever could working for someone else, and you can live for more than the weekend … then it’s time to turn your side hustle into a small business.   If your hate of the commute, office politics, and…

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How the Recent Entrepreneur Survives to Profitability

Entrepreneurship is on the rise. According to the Kauffman Foundation report, the entrepreneurship activity has had the greatest increase in the last twenty years. More individuals are taking advantage of opportunity to start their own businesses. The reasons vary. However, a common theme is financial freedom and time freedom. The era of working thirty years for the same company to ensure one’s financial security is done.   People are taking…

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How to Maximize Your Time to Grow Your Side Hustle

  As an “employed entrepreneur”, an entrepreneur who is currently also working for someone else, your time is even more limited. You have to find time outside of your full-time job to work on your business. Learning how to maximize your time to grow your side hustle or business is crucial. The more time you’re able to spend working on your business and serving others then the more your revenue…

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Escaping the Cubicle Isn’t About Traveling

  For me, they’ve got it wrong. Most of the time, coaches, consultants and other entrepreneurs who teach on building a business to escape the cubicle brag about how they can travel and how often. I was looking at some sites and just started feeling like seriously?! All the pictures of them riding a camel in some foreign desert. Or backpacking in some foreign rainforest. Or bragging about sleeping in a new…

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Money Calendar: A Key Financial Tool You Should Be Using

What’s a money calendar? Never heard of this financial tool? Let’s start here. Have you ever said … “I just need a way to get a handle on all my bills. It’s not that I didn’t have the money I just forgot about it. I thought it was due next week.” These are statements I often hear from clients and readers about their bills and paying bills. They accounted for…

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5 Tips to Afford the Services and Items You Want or Need

  Are you familiar with the common phrase when you know better do better? If only it was that easy. Sometimes you know of actions that you should take to better your health, better your career, progress your money or advance your business, but you simply don’t have the funds in order to do it. How can you afford the services and items you want or need? How can you…

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10 Crucial Items for Your Home and Mobile Office

  As an entrepreneur, I need a home and mobile office. When I first started, I figured it would be a piece of cake, after all, I mostly studied at home during graduate school. When I went to the library or another external study space, I was mobile. I figured this wouldn’t be much different. However, having a home office or a mobile office takes a special kind of organization…

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3 Tips to Successfully Achieve Financial Goals Next Year

Although you may be in a season where you’re spending more money than usual, now is actually a great time to craft your financial plan for next year. If you want to successfully achieve your financial goals, write out your financial plan now. If you’re an entrepreneur you’ve hopefully been in this mode for quite a while with your business, but did you remember to do this with your personal…

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10 Ways to Make Myself Save More Money

Saving money can be difficult as you’re usually putting money away for an intangible item, out of sight out of mind problem, for a future occurrence that may never happen. Maybe you make a general statement such as I’m going to start saving because it’s important. This is not motivating enough to consistently save money. You may save for a week or two, but then you’re going to fall off. …

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Make The Most Out of Tax Free Weekend

Here in the U.S., summer is quickly coming to a close. Many great things happen around this time, one of which is Tax Free Weekend. Tax Free Weekend is when the government gives it’s hard working taxpayers a break on necessary items and eliminates sales taxes for a weekend. The first sales tax free weekend was in New York state in 1997. This is done to promote shopping or consumerism…

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