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“Being rich is having money. Being wealthy is having time.” – Margaret Bonnano
Welcome to the hub of making more money!
One half of the financial freedom equation is to save, but you can only save so much. The other half of the equation is to make more money. And that’s what we are here to do: earn more money to fuel your goals and your life adventures (whatever those may be).
Here we’ll make investing easy, earn more money for the work that you already do, and create multiple income streams.
And if you really want to go all-in, you can binge all make more money articles here.
Making sense of investing
I know, I know. Investing can feel intimidating. All that jargon, options, fees, and the risk (ugh). But here’s the great news: investing has gotten incredibly easy.
It doesn’t need to be difficult, it’s not just for the super-wealthy, but it does need to be a part of your money plan. Let’s get started investing with our Pocket Guide to Investing. Read more.
Then dive into our 4 part series on investing:
- Why should I invest?
- WTF: what’s the fee? And why should you care?
- Two easy ways to start investing
- Should I hire a financial advisor?
Other investing must-reads:
Creating multiple income streams
One of the best things you can do for your money is to create multiple income streams.
Creating multiple income streams (aka, extra money, a side job, a side hustle, fun money, passive income) can give you a safety net in case you lose your job. Or, in our case, it’s giving us the security we need to sell everything we own, move around the world, and pursue different careers. In 2015, I had a miserable job so I started my side hustle and then put it into a step-by-step guide. Read How to Start a Side Hustle
Other multiple income stream ideas and guides you won’t want to miss:
Negotiate your salary
What if you could get paid more for the job you already do?
I spent a year interviewing over 100 women who successfully negotiated their salaries, and compiled it into a guide to walk you step-by-step through the negotiation process. If a 15-minute conversation could earn you thousands more, doesn’t that sound like time well spent? How to Negotiate Your Salary and Earn More Money – a guide.
Other negotiation tips and methods you won’t want to miss:
research. prep. ask.
Did you know that negotiating your salary one time can add over a million dollars to your earnings over your career?
- I'll show you how with my 3 part system: Research. Prep. Ask.
- 3 videos included with practice scrips
- Free access to Not Your Father's Negotiation Course, a $97 value
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Lucky for us, negotiation is a skill that can be learned. While I used to be the world’s worst negotiator (I can’t overemphasize how bad I was), I’ve learned from my mistakes. Here are 5 lessons I had to learn the hard way.
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Faced with a hard situation at work, this woman leveraged her story of loyalty to get a promotion and a raise that almost doubled her salary. Really.
“Don’t you dare undervalue yourself. Just because one person is trying to get a bargain basement rate, doesn’t mean that’s what you’re really worth.”
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