Most people would consider my day job as an aerospace engineer as a very solid, money-making career. But I don’t. It only took a short time for me to realize that no matter how much money you make or how comfortable you get, there are some HUGE benefits to diversifying your income and getting a few side hustles going. Today, PF Pro contributor Kali Hawlk explains why everyone needs a side hustle. Developing your side hustle while you have a day job and when you don’t need it will provide extra money, security and may even launch a whole new career that you actually enjoy!
While a few years ago you might have heard the term side hustle and thought, “what the heck,” it’s a fairly common term today and you’ve likely heard it enough to be just about sick of it.
If that’s the case, I’ve got some bad news — the side hustle isn’t going anywhere soon.
It perfectly captures the idea in a phrase and doesn’t really need an explanation. A side hustle is any work you do for a little extra cash (or sometimes experience) on the side of your full time day job.
Perhaps more importantly, the side hustle is only going to become more common because it’s something everyone should have.
Here’s why. [Continue reading]