Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

Queer Money

Mar 13, 2018

Show notes page: Conventional wisdom says that a steady paycheck is the safest to financial security. But, what if you have a low-paying W2 or you lose your W2? How can you earn extra money? Why LGBTQ people need to earn extra money It’s especially important for LGBTQ people to have a side hustle, a way to earn extra money as a safety net should something happen with your regular job, or denied housing or services because you're LGBTQ. Or, better yet, for the financial freedom to be able to walk away from that regular job should you choose. Nick Loper is the Chief Side Hustler at Side Hustle Nation, a growing community of entrepreneurs united by the common goal of financial freedom. Nick started his first side hustle to earn extra money in 2004, running an affiliate website that offered comparison shopping for shoes. He quit his corporate job with Ford Motor Company in 2008, and he has been exploring non-job income opportunities as a serial entrepreneur ever since, running eight to ten side hustles at Chief Side Hustler on how to earn extra money Today, Nick shares his definition of a side hustle, explaining the many benefits of pursuing additional income streams as well as his top strategies for coming up with ideas for your own side hustle. He offers his take on how to gain confidence as a freelancer, which side hustles are the most lucrative, and the best available tools and resources to get started.