Review of 2020 – A worthy minor side hustle?

In July of 2019, I applied to work as a user tester at on the advice of a friend. I was looking for small, non-time consuming side hustle to make a bit of extra cash in the evenings to cover occasional frivolous purchases that I could buy without guilt. “Beer money”, one might call it, except I generally do not buy beer with it. That said, we do, occasionally, partake. Enough about beer.

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$500 Challenge – Progress Report 2

Hidey ho good blog readers!

Here’s hoping you’re having a fantastic summer (or winter, for those Southern Hemisphere types). I’m having a blast working my a$$ off at the actual day job! If you’ve not picked up on it yet, that’s sarcasm, I literally hate the daily grind, hence my main reason to shoot for FI. Continue reading “$500 Challenge – Progress Report 2”

1 month of FIRE – Status Report

I’ve been attempting to achieve FIRE (or even just FI) for just over a month. I wanted to do a summary post of what we have achieved so far. Also, what is measured is improved, so I’m helping myself by telling you all about it!

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Week 3 of achieving FIRE – The Side Hustle(s)

As discussed in my first post, there are 2 ways to achieve FIRE – one is save, save, save your money! The other is make, make, make more money! And then, invest the difference. My first few posts have focused only on saving money since I’ve become totally addicted to my new budgeting tool, YNAB. If you don’t know what YNAB is, FEAR NOT. Just read my post about it here. Today, I’d like to talk about my starting point on getting going with a side hustle.

A bit more on saving for FIRE…

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