Making The Green On 17

I grew up in a house on the seventeenth hole of a golf course, which led to the development of my first side hustle when I was just three years old.  I used to dance around and act cute to help my older brother sell sodas and cookies to tired and hungry golfers in our […]

How To Find College Scholarships

Looking for free college funding is no easy task. However, it’s something you should definitely do. Here’s how to find college scholarships and grants.

Working Through School At Chick-Fil-A

“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 […]

How My Side Hustles Showed Me My Passions

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 […]

Building A Firewood Business While Working On A Farm

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 […]

Lessons Learned From An Old Jeep

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 […]

A Snapshot Of How I Turned Photos Into A Business

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 […]

Young, Rich, and Bilingual

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 […]