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Recently my friend Shannon from The Heavy Purse e-mailed about a special carnival she was hosting for financial literacy month. Normally I wouldn’t think much of these initiatives and would politely decline. I’m a big believer of the need for increased financial literacy though. So I was happy to take part. Check out Shannon’s blog for other entries for the Financial Literacy Awareness Carnival.

The theme that Shannon requested was “your biggest money a-ha”. I considered writing about how I got serious about finances a couple years ago during a major life transition, but really I started getting more serious about my finances long before that. I simply got more disciplined with them a couple years ago. Instead I’ll be writing about how I learned just how important side income is.

A Former Employer’s Wise Words

It was my first boss after college that really got me thinking about side income. Thinking back it might have actually been a way to keep me around longer at a low wage. After all, if my overall income was high enough, maybe I’d stay at an easy going job.

I forget her exact…

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By : Jeremy Biberdorf | 16 Apr 2014
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