Working Three Jobs In High School To Pay For College

Since I was a little kid, I had big dreams and a big personality. I always told my parents I was going to be the first female president or the CEO of a big company. My dad always repeats a story about me when I was six to show people that I have always been […]

Working A First Job While Doing An Internship

The summer between my junior and senior year I worked practically nonstop. From July 3rd to August 25th I worked 7 days a week, at least 5 hours a day balancing between an internship and my first job as a lifeguard. On top of that I managed to save money by taking a free math […]

Baking And Decorating Cakes To Side Hustle Through College

Ever since I was a little kid, I have acted as a mini entrepreneur. After receiving gifts of money for my birthday from relatives, I began to recognize the importance and meaning of money. I was given an electronic bank so that I would be encouraged to save my money, but I had the desire […]

Buying And Reselling Sneakers As A Side Hustle

I developed my side hustle at age 12 in the summer of 7th grade. At the time, I started to get really into the “sneakerhead” culture because the kids at my school would always be showing off their shoes. Naturally, I wanted to do more than just fit in so I begged my parents to […]

Selling Handmade Scarves To Performing At A Wedding

The first time I discovered the thrill of making my own money I was in fourth grade.  I learned how to crochet yarn into small scarves at an after school program and pretty soon I had a whole bunch of them.  My dad suggested I try selling them to people at a coffee house we […]

From Mowing Lawns To Starting A Clothing Line

As a young kid, I always looked for ways to make some money anyway I could. It could have been anything like dusting the house, cleaning the cars, or doing dishes. I would make money here and there, and it seemed like a lot for a seven year old kid that had nothing to spend […]

From Selling Jewelry Door To Door To High School Side Job

I grew up watching TV shows that always had that one episode where the main characters had a lemonade stand and sold lemonade to all their neighbors. You know what I’m talking about. Anyways, when I was younger I knew I wanted to make my own trinkets instead of selling drinks so I chose to […]