Freelancer Success Stories – Claudia Pennington

Claudia Pennington

For Claudia Pennington, marketing is a way of life. With more than 13 years of experience in the industry, she’s become an expert in developing measurable marketing strategies, SEO, and affiliate marketing. When Claudia’s not freelancing, she loves to hike and kayak. Name: Claudia Pennington Location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania Website: claudiapennington.com How long have you been doing freelance work? More than …

How to Invest While Paying Off Student Loans

paying down your student loans

By Andrew Rombach – Guest Author The struggle is real for many recent college graduates. The cost of college is outpacing inflation, and the national student loan debt toll is at an all-time high in the trillions. Spread over 40 million college students and graduates in the United States, many borrowers find themselves in a difficult position after they graduate. …

Freelancer Success Stories – Sandra Parsons

Freelancer Success Stories

Sandra Parsons is a freelance writer specializing in personal finance, travel, and psychology. She draws on her banking experience and graduate-level research training to create factual and engaging content for her clients. Name: Sandra Parsons Location: St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada Website: sandraparsons.ca How long have you been doing freelance work? 1 – 2 years Tell us about your freelance business, …

Freelancer Success Stories – Kevin Udy

Freelancer Success Stories

Welcome to my interview series, Freelancer Success Stories! Set in a Q&A format, the interviews are designed to place the spotlight on people just like you and me, who have made the leap into freelance work, either on a full-time basis, or as a side hustle. Find out how they did it, what they love about freelancing, and what they …

Freelancer Success Stories – Laura Gariepy

laura gariepy

Welcome to the very first interview in my new series, which I’ve titled, Freelancer Success Stories. The interviews are in a Q & A format, and are designed to shine a spotlight on people just like you and me, who have made the leap into freelance work, either full-time or as a side hustle. Find out how they did it, …

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Why I’m Launching My First Ever Interview Series

interview series

This coming Friday, I’m launching my first ever interview series here on the blog. While it may not carry the same fanfare as another recent launch, it’s something I’m super excited about!  I’ve named the interview series, “Freelancer Success Stories”. Once a week (on Friday’s for now), I’ll publish an interview with someone who has made the leap into freelance …

How to Sell Your Property Without a Real Estate Broker

Selling your house without a real estate broker sounds like an unnecessary inconvenience. The Balance explains that you generally make more when you sell with an agent —almost 22% more, depending on the real estate market. Yet there are certain advantages to selling your property on your own, one of them being that you cut out the middleman. If you …

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WOULD YOU BUY YOUR CHILD THEIR FIRST CAR?

first car

***Update 05/26/19*** It’s a question many parents ask themselves.  Should you purchase a first car for your child, versus having them save the money on their own. My son turned 16 about six months ago, and is currently shopping for his first car. Naturally, this has led to many conversations with other parents about their own experiences. What I’ve found, …

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WHY I’M CLIMBING DOWN THE CORPORATE LADDER

the corporate ladder

***UPDATE 05/25/19*** Earlier today, I wrote a post, titled “Failure or Resounding Success: Lessons On The Road To Financial Independence“. In it, I provide an update on my journey to “climb down the corporate ladder”. Hard to believe it’s been a year and a half since I set out on this path. It’s a journey that I’m still on. If …

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Failure Or Resounding Success? Lessons On The Road To Financial Independence

Recently, in my monthly newsletter, I veered from my normal format, and shared an update on a journey I began 15 months ago, one that hasn’t gone quite as I’d planned. For the backstory, check out this post from December 2017. I’m referring to my plan of walking away from my 9-5 by August 2019, in part, by turning side …