How To Know If Side Hustling Is Right For You

Today’s guest post is by Melissa Brock. She is the founder of College Money Tipsand Money editor at Benzinga. She loves helping families navigate the college search process. Check out her essential timeline and checklist for the college search!

Thinking about picking up a side hustlebut curious about whether you’ve got it in yourself to successfully side hustle? Not sure it’s worth your while?

I spent 12 years working at my alma mater in college admission before I picked up my side hustle — freelance writing. For a long time, it didn’t even really dawn on me that I should take on a side hustle.

I’m constantly amazed by what people come up with as side hustle opportunities. I know a couple who looked for pallets on the side of the road, refurbished them into furniture and sold them. Talk about hustle — I’m awed every time I think of that story.

Once I figured out how to side hustle, I realized I was bornto live the gig lifestyle. I started freelance writing in 2017 and haven’t looked back — side hustling gives me more freedom, so I’m not always chained to a desk.

So, how do you know side hustling is right for you? Let’s find out!

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