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“Money often costs too much.” –Ralph Waldo EmersonIt’s no secret, money is important to us. Getting an income early in life helps incredibly when it comes to having a leg up for your future. Education is expensive, and it doesn’t seem like it’s going to get any cheaper, so the best bet is to budget […]
My employment journey began at the pool. I was 12 years old on my middle school swim team and my coaches had recently had their first child together, John. They brought him to every practice while they coached so that they wouldn’t have to leave him at home with a sitter.I was smitten by the […]
The earliest moment I can remember that defines me as an entrepreneur was when I inadvertently started preparing for my side hustle at only six years old. I woke up ecstatic one morning, with an idea to improve upon my favorite wind-up spark-flinging dinosaur toy. I could improve my toy to be much more dangerous […]
For as long as I can remember I have worked outside on our family farm. My friends joke that I will be the 20-year old that has 18 years of work on their resume. There are pictures of me when I was in elementary school operating an excavator to clear a foundation for our house. My […]
While some people see earning money and accumulating wealth as a game where the points come in the form of dollar signs, many see it as a means to a desire. For me, that desire was born the day my father showed me pictures of his classic, bright red 1985 AMC Jeep CJ7, shiny and […]
“In an alternate universe, if you could be anything you wanted, what would you be?” My sister asked me this one day in one of our weekly evening FaceTime calls. Without hesitation, I responded, “a professional pastry chef, of course.” This answer did not surprise her; it is well known amongst my friends and family […]
I still remember the first money I ever made. As a five-year-old boy, I was obsessed with the Lego catalog I received in the mail every month and was desperate to be able to afford the new cars and planes that Lego kept putting out. Doing what I knew how to do best, I took […]
Starting Freshman year, I had no choice but to start figuring out ways to make money to support my family. The year before in 8th grade, my dad died of cancer. He was the head of our household and he was responsible for all of our finances. Before he died, he was our family’s only […]
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The spirit of entrepreneurship and running a small business has always been strong in my family. My father is a self-employed musician after running a deli, my grandfather owned a pharmacy, and others in my family have had their own restaurants and shops in the past as well. I’ve kept the tradition going in my […]
My side hustle started back in elementary school. I worked with a couple of friends from down the street and my sister to scrape the wooden sides off of pencils with a scissor blade, then colored and wrote on them to make custom made pencils, which were then sold out at community gatherings. My sister […]
Inside a flea market, you will hear many annoying sounds: screams from children wanting to go home or the vendors shouting at you, attempting to sell their latest and greatest product. The smell of the foul animals and items for sale fill the air. Walking into the market brings out many emotions from all people. […]