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Side Hustle Series

Welcome to the Popcorn Finance Side Hustle Series!!

The side hustle has become such a huge part of our culture.  Whether it’s driving for Lyft, selling on Etsy or renting out your place on Airbnb, making money on the side has never been easier or more popular.  This is why I wanted to dedicated some time to taking a closer look at the side hustle.

I have asked some really amazing individuals to join me on the podcast to share their expertise when it comes to side hustling.  Throughout this series you will learn how to hustle while still working a 9 to 5, turn a side hustle in to a full time job, learn from your failures and even how to get ready for tax time.

So make sure you are subscribed to the podcast to catch each weekly episode!Listen to Popcorn FinanceListen to Popcorn Finance on Spotify

Episode 052: Side Hustling with the Financial Panther

Kevin, creator of FinancialPanther.com, is a lawyer by day, expert side hustler by night.  We sit and discuss his passion for taking on side hustles such as Wag!,Postmates and Airbnb, all while still working his full time job.


Episode 054: Tax Tips for Side Hustlers with the Bookkeeping Artist

Starting a side hustle is a great way to bring in some extra income, but it is not tax free.  Katherine Pomerantz from BookKeepingArtist.com popped by to share some great tips to help you get your side hustle tax situation in order.

Episode 055: Taking Your Side Hustle Full Time with Maggie Germano

Maggie Germano turned her passion for empowering women in to a side hustle & eventually her full time job.  In this episode Maggie shares how despite not being a risk taker, her lack of fulfillment in her day job led her to step outside of her comfort zone & try something new.

Episode 056: The Other Side of the Side Hustle with Jamila Souffrant

Every side hustle you try isn’t guaranteed to work out or fit your lifestyle. But that doesn’t mean you can’t learn something from the experience.  Jamila Souffrant, from JourneytoLaunch.com and host of the Journey to Launch podcast, joins me to share her story of a side hustle that didn’t go as planned.

Episode 057: Side Hustles Take Real Hustle with Bobbi Rebell

When it comes to the Side Hustle, we often forget that the “Hustle” is the key to your success. Author and award winning TV anchor Bobbi Rebell shares how her desire for a better work life balance pushed her to work hard on her side hustle all while working full time.

Episode 058: Dead Fish Cleanup Hustle with Jason from TheWealthHound.com

Jason shares a side hustle story that would send most people with a strong sense of smell running the other way.  Two teenagers, a pick up truck and a beach full of dead fish made for a lucrative new side hustle.

Episode 059: The Side Hustle Multiplier

Today we are wrapping up the Popcorn Finance Side Hustle Series with the help of a call from listener Curt.  Curt shares a couple of the side hustles he is currently working on along with a few additional tips.

Side Hustles I’ve Tried

Amazon’s Merch program is my latest side hustle endeavor.  I was inspired give Merch a try while working on this side hustle series.  I applied & was approved months ago, but I just never took action (a.k.a. I’ve been lazy).  So I figured what better time than now to get started.  


DoorDash was one of the side hustles that really helped me put a dent in our credit card debt.  DoorDash is an on demand food delivery service similar to Postmates & Uber Eats. As a driver you pick up food orders & deliver them to customers.  The great thing is that you can turn the app on & work whenever you want with no minimum hours required.

Working just a few hours a handful of days each week I was able to earn an extra $200 a week all on my own schedule.  Click Here to sign up & receive a special sign up bonus!


I have been selling on eBay for years now.  I’ve sold everything from iPads to stuffed Angry Birds toys.  I never really went all in a made a business of it, but I would sell a few items here & there when the opportunity presented itself.  eBay is a great way to get rid of a few things around your home or make a nice side income if you can put a little more time in to it.

I am by no means an expert at the world of eBay selling.  If you are thinking about getting serious I would recommend you check out a couple of the people below.

Hustle at Home Mom

Chicago Flipper

Reezy Resells


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