Shifting Side Hustle Statistics in 2021 Reveal New Trends About How We Earn
Every year DollarSprout conducts an annual Side Hustle Survey to get a pulse on side hustlers across the country. In 2020, the big story was how the economic halt from COVID-19 forced many workers to find alternative means of income. In 2021, as the economy has more or less reopened and the pandemic has begun…
3 Things I’ve Learned About Risk Taking and Entrepreneurship
My wife, Paige, has been a Physician’s Assistant for two years. She has a great salary, great benefits, the opportunity to help people — everything you could ever want in a job. But even though it all looked great on paper, behind the scenes, things were starting to unravel. Over the past year, she’s been…
Should You Work for Free? Here Are 5 Common Scenarios Where You’ll Be Tempted
Ah, the age old question that virtually every freelancer has had to grapple with at some point – usually early on – in their career: Should I work for free? Ask this question in any freelancing group on Facebook or Reddit and you’ll have no shortage of people offering strong opinions. For some reason this…
A Behind the Scenes Look at the 90-Day Freelancer Playbook
There’s something about physically writing something down that you just don’t get with digital tools. That’s why we think the Freelancer Playbook is going to help so many freelancers in our community. Heres a behind-the-scenes look at how it came to be.
DollarSprout’s Turning 5 Years Old. Here’s What I’ve Learned So Far.
DollarSprout turns 5 years old next month. Sometimes I can’t believe we’ve made it this far. It hit me this morning that I’ve never shared the story on how DollarSprout got started on this site. Here’s how our business came to be.
8 Best Budgeting Apps For Every Type of Budgeter
Once you find the right budgeting tool, you’ll start to see a substantial improvement in your finances. To help you find your perfect match, we’ve carefully sorted and tested dozens of apps to find the best budgeting apps for every type of budgeter.
How to Make Money Blogging for Beginners: A Complete Guide to Your First $1,000
Whether you’re just starting a blog, or you need help monetizing your existing blog, you’re in the right place to learn exactly how to make money blogging. Here are the 5 ways to monetize your blog from the start.
5 Financial Mistakes to Avoid This Holiday Season
As another holiday shopping season rolls around, many Americans are making changes to how they approach this year’s shopping. According to a recent survey by Finder.com, one in five Americans plan on spending at least 40% less on gifts this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Even with so many planning holiday budget cuts this…
How to Start Investing with $100
You don’t have to be wealthy to start investing. You don’t even have to have a full-time job. In fact, with the advent of new technologies and more flexible brokerage firm accounts, you can start investing with only $100.
40 Easy Ways to Make Money Fast
Whether it’s the end of the month and you’re short on rent or you’re just looking to make a little extra spending money for the weekend, sometimes we all need a way to make money fast. We’ve got you covered.