what I've learned in my first three months of side hustling!

What I’ve Learned in My First Three Months of Side Hustling

I started side hustling three months ago. Before then, I had never really considered making money online and had no idea what opportunities were out there.

Well, I managed to generate almost £500 in my very first month, and I can’t believe I didn’t get on this sooner!

These three months have really gone quickly, but I’ve learned a lot already.

Here are some of the things I’ve learned since I started my money making project:

Time management is essential

Side hustling alongside a full time job is not easy. It takes time and discipline. Time management is never something I’ve been great at, but seeing the money add …

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Review of Robert Kiyosaki's personal finance bestseller, Rich Dad Poor Dad

Book Review: Rich Dad Poor Dad

As part of the Boost My Budget project I’m challenging myself to read one money-related book every month! See previous reviews here

 This month’s review is  by Robert T. Kiyosaki.

I was excited to read this book!

According to the cover, it’s ‘the #1 personal finance book of all time’. I’ve seen it recommended over and over again on personal finance blogs and reading lists.

So did I love it?


Some parts are definitely very motivating. Kiyosaki is a smooth talker, and I can see why the book is a best seller.

As he reminds us constantly, he is first and foremost a salesman, after all.

Despite this …

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Side Hustle Milestone: My First £1,000 From Matched Betting

A few days ago I hit a major milestone in my side hustle journey…

I made my first £1,000 from matched betting!

Matched betting is a risk-free way of making money from home using bookmakers’ special offers.

It took me just under 12 weeks from placing my very first bet to reaching the £1,000 mark.

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The power of extra income

This is just a phenomenal feeling for me. Before I started my side hustle journey …

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Raffler app review

Raffler: £1,000 up for grabs every day!

Free money!

Wouldn’t that be nice?

I’ve just found an app called Raffler, which gives away at least £1,000 every day.

Usually there is a catch with this sort of thing: you have to pay an entrance fee, or hand over masses of personal information, or submit to a barrage of spam…

Not Raffler! The prize money comes from advertising. All you have to do is watch two short adverts to get an entry into their daily prize draw.

How does it work?

The app is available from the App Store and Google Play.Want to be in with a chance of winning £1000, every day? Of course you do! This one easy to use app lets you enter its prize draw every day, for free! All it takes is one minute of your time each day, and you could win some serious cash! Click through to get my referral code to increase your jackpot by an extra £100.

It’s quick and easy to sign up. All you need is your name and email …

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November 2016 extra income report

November Extra Income Report

Hello and welcome to my second extra income report! (You can see last month’s here.)

They say money is the last taboo. So why am I publishing my earnings?

Well, the Boost My Budget project has two purposes:

  1. To help me earn more money
  2. To help you earn more money!

By sharing honestly exactly how much I managed to make each month and where it came from, I hope my income reports will be a genuinely useful resource for anyone else looking to make a bit of extra cash.

Also, sharing my income will help me hold myself accountable and will hopefully motivate me to increase that figure …

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