The Stuff Of Which Gig Boss Dreams Are Made

  • Location Independent digital nomad
    Take Your Show On The Road: Location Independence
    The collateral effects of a year of pandemic conditions have been absolutely fascinating and eye-opening. Once we got past baking sourdough bread and watching Tiger King in the early months, things really started to evolve. Just look at the explosion of Peleton (the stock price was $28 in January 2020 […]
  • Do my own taxes
    Why I Do My Own Taxes
    I’ll be the first to admit that I’ve made some pretty unfortunate choices when it comes to CPAs. I naturally gravitate towards those who work for themselves or have a small office rather than a large firm, mostly because I feel that they live the self-employed lifestyle and will therefore […]
  • Financial Planning certificate
    One Priceless Money Lesson From a Free Course
    Back in January, I suggested a free non-credit course from the University of Illinois offered through Coursera – Financial Planning for Young Adults (currently free again through March 14). I completed it a few weeks ago, making this the first time I’ve ever finished an online course – go me! […]
  • FBA Selling on Amazon
    GIG BUSTING: Selling On Amazon FBA – Part 2
    “Gig Busting” is a series about the potential to level up a particular gig to full-time self-employment. Since I have extensive personal experience with this one, I broke it into two parts to keep your eyes from glazing over. Here we go with Part 2… The Time & Logistics Involved […]
  • FBA Selling on Amazon
    GIG BUSTING: Selling On Amazon FBA – Part 1
    “Gig Busting” is an ongoing series about the potential to level up a particular gig to full-time self-employment. This is the first in the series because it’s one I have extensive first-hand experience with, as I did it part-time from 2013 to 2020. It was a wild ride…buckle up! Here’s […]
  • Emergency Fund
    Build That Emergency Fund Like A (Gig) Boss!
    If you read anything about personal finance at all, you’ll already know about the importance of having the cushion of an Emergency Fund (EF). There’s even a commercial on TV about how only 41% of Americans could afford a $1000 emergency – scary thought! And you just know a big […]