Getting Your Daily Motivation Boost

Getting Your Daily Motivation BoostHello! Happy Halloween! Today I have a post written by a blog friend. Sara has been wanting to write an article on motivation for some time, but she didn’t think it would fit well on her debt-focused website. I swooped up the opportunity and her motivating post is below. 

I’m sure most of you have some sort of goal right now, and you probably need a little motivation boost. This post can help you out with that.

I love the Zig Ziglar quote “People say that motivation doesn’t last. Well neither does bathing, that’s why we recommend it daily.”

Most people reading this will have some clearly defined money ambitions – clear all your debts, save for a house deposit, retire at 50, afford to be at home with the kids for a few years… The first few weeks or months after setting your goal can be exciting as you make plans and get them under way.

But after that things seem to go so slowly and those temptations to stray can seem to talk much louder in your head than the sensible voices in your head saying you can’t afford that…

So I’ve been thinking about all the different ways to get that motivation to resist temptation and keep on track. [Read more...]

10 Things I’ve Done To Make Extra Money

10 Things I've Done To Make Extra MoneyJust a little over one year ago, my life revolved around making extra money so that I could pay down my student loans quickly and so that I could stop living paycheck to paycheck.

Eventually, I paid off my student loans which allowed me to have more financial freedom. I eventually left my day job and transformed my side hustles into my full-time career.

Without my side hustle income, I really don’t know what life would be like. Side income allowed me to drastically change and improve my life more quickly than if I only had income from one source.

I’ve done a lot over the years to make extra income, and it helped me improve my life as I described above.

Due to this, I thought it would be fun to talk about the different ways I’ve side hustled in the past. Below are some of the things I’ve done to make extra money:

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How I Make Working From Home Work For Me

How I Make Working From Home Work For MeEver since I switched to self-employment, I’ve had several people tell me their thoughts on whether or not working from home would work for them. Usually these people say one of two things.

One phrase I often hear is “Oh, you are so lucky to be able to work from home. I would LOVE that.”

The other phrase I hear is the exact opposite “I would absolutely HATE working from home. That would never work for me.”

I know several people who work from home and couldn’t possibly love it anymore than they already do (I’m in that group), and I also know those who have worked from home in the past and completely hated it.

Whether we’re talking about working from home for yourself, or working from home for others, those who work from the comfort of their home usually experience similar problems and situations.

Working from home obviously isn’t for everyone, but below is how I make working from home work for me:

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