How To Make More Money On The Side With The Time You Have

How To Make More Money On The Side With The Time You Have

One of the keys to reaching Financial Independence faster is making more money. When you increase your income, especially with money not intended for bills or other obligations, it can be a straight boost for your savings rate. We have heard that a side hustle can be a secret weapon for increasing your income. But how do you find the time? Life can be busy, but here are some ideas … Read more

How To Start A Successful YouTube Channel

How To Start A Successful YouTube Channel

“It’s too late to start a channel. It’s oversaturated. Nobody is going to care about what I want to share…” These might be some of the thoughts that cross through your mind as you think about how to start a YouTube channel, especially in this day and age. Luckily, it’s not too late. The platform is growing and anyone can have a voice on YouTube today. How To Start A … Read more

Turn Your Unused Storage Space Into Money With Neighbor.com

Turn Your Unused Storage Space Into Money With Neighbor.com

It calls itself the “Airbnb of storage,” and it might be one of the easiest ways yet to earn passive income. With annual revenue of $36 billion, the self-storage industry is a massive market. For comparison, if you added together all of the McDonald’s and Starbucks locations in the U.S., you still wouldn’t equal the number of self-storage units there are in the country. All trends point to it continuing … Read more

Yelp For Business Owners Review: Great Return On Investment (A Case Study)

Yelp For Business Owners Review Great Return On Investment (A Case Study)

When you own your own business, the right advertising can help your ideal customers find you. If you already advertise online, you may be familiar with services like Google AdWords and Bing Ads. But have you ever considered advertising with Yelp for Business Owners? If not, you probably should–especially if your target customers are people who live in your local area. Nick Keesey, from the TheOrganizedCouple.com, recently tested out Yelp’s … Read more

139R | Time Is On Your Side

139R Time is On Your Side

Jonathan and Brad discuss saving time and the secondary good market as a potential side hustle opportunity. Reclaim Your Time Last week, Jonathan ended up at the DMV on a Friday afternoon with a crazy wait time. What should have been a quick trip turned into an ordeal worth avoiding. After the painful trip, Jonathan did some research into when you should go to the DMV. You should avoid the … Read more

How To Earn Money With Your Car (Without Driving!)

How To Earn Money With Your Car

You don’t have to drive your car in order to make money with your car. You can rent out your car, RV, or even your parking space and earn some extra money sitting on your couch. Below we have six companies that offer a sure-FIRE (pun intended) way to earn some extra money using your car. Turo is one of the best in the car rental industry right now. They … Read more

“Follow Your Passion” Might Be Bad Advice: Here’s Why

Follow Your Passion Might Be Bad Advice: Here's Why

On the Choose FI Facebook page, there’s a lively debate about whether or not following your passion is a good idea or not. Hint: It’s probably not. “Follow your passion” is common advice when deciding what to do for your career. But is it always the best way? Maybe not. Following Your Passion Doesn’t Always Pay Off The best person to talk about this topic is Mike Rowe, host of … Read more

Short Term Side Hustles: Get The Financial Boost Without The Commitment

Short Term Side Hustles: Get The Financial Boost Without The Commitment

You are busy living your life, working your regular job, but every once in a while you have a thought–what if I could make a few extra bucks, and get our savings to grow even faster. Maybe it is time to consider a short-term side hustle. Short term side hustles are perfect for those of whose day job is seasonal. If you can find a side hustle during your slow … Read more

How To Become A Financial Advisor

How To Become A Financial Advisor

After spending a decade in one career, I recently decided it was time to make a change. I wanted to take my love of personal finance and helping people with money and combine them into one job. So I considered all kinds of ideas in the finance field. One of the options I strongly considered was becoming a financial advisor. My father-in-law, Wade Rowdon, has been a financial advisor for … Read more

132 | Downsizing Your Life And Financial Coaching With Lisa Duke

Jonathan and Brad talk to Lisa Duke about her mindset shift and turning liabilities to assets. Where Lisa Started Lisa and her husband owned their own IT consulting business. The business was doing well, but it felt like something was missing. No matter how much they were able to spend, it did not really bring them lasting pleasure. We were sort of on that “hedonic treadmill” where you buy something … Read more