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Car Enthusiast Sells $1 Million in Products Over 13 Years of Hustling

Side Hustle School

A car enthusiast follows up on his curiosity and creates a project that earns $5,000/month on average and has brought in over a million dollars after a decade.

6 Min

Mar 27, 2017

Weekly Recap #12: Social Good, Marijuana, and the Worm Empire

Side Hustle School

In our twelfth weekly recap, we'll highlight the lessons learned in this week. Also: more listener Q&A!

10 Min

Mar 26, 2017

School Administrator Creates Digital Magazine for Goaltenders

Side Hustle School

After discovering that his passion for goaltending has little to no online presence, a hockey fan decides to create his own resource blog.

8 Min

Mar 25, 2017

Bridesmaid-for-Hire Posts on Craigslist; Earns $20,000/Month

Side Hustle School

A Craigslist ad goes viral and brings a new six-figure business to an in-demand bridesmaid.

5 Min

Mar 24, 2017

Monthly Check-In: What's Your #1 Question For Me?

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Side Hustle School is made for you! Let me know how it's going and how the show can best serve you as you build your hustle. Send your #1 question to podcast@sidehustleschool.com

1 Min

Mar 23, 2017

Bartender Writes Statewide Marijuana Guide

Side Hustle School

Colorado bartender sells 2,000 copies of a statewide marijuana guide in the boom of the budding cannabis economy.

6 Min

Mar 23, 2017

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5 min
Mar 22, 2017
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Grad school can be a lot cheaper outside the U.S. But before you take the plunge, ask yourself some hard questions. MarketWatch Reporter Jillian Berman joins us in the studio.

6 min
Mar 22, 2017
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Why do some people get bored in retirement and others don't? Wall Street Journal Contributor Glenn Ruffenach joins us with the answer to that question plus some tips.

7 min
Mar 22, 2017
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A successful illustrator creates a side business earning more than $25,000 a year by helping artists sell their work online.

8 min
Mar 21, 2017
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Inspiration strikes in an upscale men’s store when a man comes across a line of handmade scented candles.

6 min
Mar 20, 2017
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Agreeing to swap homes for vacation saves money, but adds complications. Wall Street Journal Contributor Glenn Ruffenach joins us with some advice on how to do this the right way.

6 min
Mar 20, 2017
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Texas man stumbles upon a worm composting method that turns into an interesting hobby and a fun side hustle. Don’t let your hustle idea wiggle away!

7 min
Mar 19, 2017
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Investors should build both a portfolio-based benchmark and goals-based benchmark to measure their progress, says Wall Street Journal Wealth Expert Peter Lazaroff. He joins us from his office in Saint Louis.

5 min
Mar 19, 2017
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An attorney for a professional baseball team co-founds a jewelry company that becomes a sustainable social enterprise.

8 min
Mar 18, 2017
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In our eleventh weekly recap, we'll highlight the lessons learned in this week. Also: more listener Q&A!

5 min
Mar 17, 2017
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An artist uses his love of whimsical drawing to create a side hustle selling everything from autographed prints to coffee mugs with his designs on them

6 min
Mar 16, 2017
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A British pub manager has a creative idea for new pub food that he initially uses to help his boss, but then realizes that it might be better for himself.

11 min
Mar 15, 2017
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Artificial intelligence is changing the way managers do their job-from who gets hired to how they're evaluated to who gets promoted. The Wall Street Journal's Ted Greenwald joins us with the latest details and a look to the future.

8 min
Mar 15, 2017
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Who works best with whom? Companies are crunching lots of data about their employees to answer that question. The Wall Street Journal's Stu Woo joins us from London with some of the surprising new ways companies are going about this task.

6 min
Mar 15, 2017
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After traveling to South America, an American woman falls in love with tango and creates a group experience to teach others.

6 min
Mar 14, 2017
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There’s more than one way to make a lot of money designing and selling t-shirts without actually keeping them on hand. In today’s store, an app designer earns six-figures with a print-on-demand service.

5 min
Mar 13, 2017
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A woman uses skills she learned in her day job to help other teachers be more successful in the classroom.

7 min
Mar 12, 2017
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An impromptu trip to a local farmer’s market leads one woman in California to a sustainable six-figure side hustle selling glass nail files online.

10 min
Mar 11, 2017
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In our tenth weekly recap, we'll highlight the lessons learned in this week. Also: more listener Q&A!

5 min
Mar 10, 2017
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New research suggests one way to get employees to accept robots in the workplace is to have them watch sci-fi movies before interacting with a robot worker. Wall Street Journal Contributor Alina Dizik has the details from Chicago.

7 min
Mar 10, 2017
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A musician finds financial freedom by growing a blog and starting an ecourse on learning jazz.

8 min
Mar 9, 2017
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Author and Wall Street Journal Contributor Alexandra Samuel says she deals with workplace dilemmas by going back to old "Star Trek" episodes, and that's made her better at her job.

47 min
Mar 9, 2017
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David Mott organizes health care workers with SEIU.

5 min
Mar 9, 2017
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Three friends come up with a winning idea to add huge pockets to the fronts of shirts… because everyone needs a way to carry puppies and beers around with them.

9 min
Mar 8, 2017
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A look at the so-called fiduciary rule, the confusion that helped lead to its creation, and one alternative our guest expert believes would be easier to implement. We're joined by Patrick Lach, founder of Lach Financial.

5 min
Mar 8, 2017
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A Pacific Northwest couple travels full-time but still brings in over $60,000/year designing “tiny” houses and alternative living spaces.

5 min
Mar 7, 2017
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An accountant finds a way to bridge the gap between financial advisers and tax professionals.

9 min
Mar 6, 2017
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When she can’t find anything good to read, a finance employee starts writing romance novels of her own. The books go on to sell hundreds of thousands of copies and pull her family out of debt.

7 min
Mar 6, 2017
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Researchers found that if the movie characters had eaten enough and were satisfied, so were people watching the movie. With Wall Street Journal contributor Heidi Mitchell.

6 min
Mar 5, 2017
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Two guys create a “Hair Ties for Guys” hustle based on the unique shared identity of men with long hair.

10 min
Mar 4, 2017
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In our ninth weekly recap, we'll highlight the lessons learned in this week of Side Hustle School. Also: listener Q&A!

7 min
Mar 3, 2017
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After changing continents multiple times, an elementary school teacher finds true love, settles down in NZ, goes panning for gold, and ends up making $40,000/year working mostly on the weekends.

8 min
Mar 3, 2017
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Chana Schoenberger answers questions about tax-advantaged 529 college savings accounts.

8 min
Mar 2, 2017
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Why do men find aging so difficult? Because it means letting go of their sense of masculinity. With Wall Street Journal contributor Dana Linden.

7 min
Mar 2, 2017
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Busy mom in Chicago uses a peer-to-peer sharing platform to earn extra money for her family and help visiting parents get all the baby gear they need for their trip.

20 min
Mar 1, 2017
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Bonus episode! If you’re just getting started in the world of side hustling, explore these different platforms and ideas, including Skillshare (teaching a class), Wyzant (tutoring), etsy (selling handcrafted items), and 6 more.

6 min
Mar 1, 2017
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In the foothills of Tennessee, a marketing consultant designs a quarterly, high-end retreat weekend to help attendees take stock of their lives and businesses.

47 min
Feb 28, 2017
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Alexandra Petri writes humorous spins on the news for the Washington Post

6 min
Feb 28, 2017
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A PE teacher starts a blog that makes more than $11,000 through a sustainable revenue model that will likely grow with each passing month.

10 min
Feb 27, 2017
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For years, people have been told they had to be more involved in their health-care decisions. Researchers are finally figuring out how to get them to actually do that.

7 min
Feb 27, 2017
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A chemical engineer capitalizes on the 50 Shades of Grey craze by creating a collection of adventurous products… all hidden in a series of ordinary-looking books.

5 min
Feb 26, 2017
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A Microsoft specialist turns a unique hobby into an $800/month side hustle.

10 min
Feb 25, 2017
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In our eighth weekly recap, we'll highlight the lessons learned in this week of Side Hustle School. Also: more listener Q&A!

7 min
Feb 24, 2017
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It isn't just about giving them better food. Studies have shown that there are small things schools can do that make a big difference.

8 min
Feb 24, 2017
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A former corporate employee in Ireland runs a merchandising hustle on Amazon.com that brings in as much as $17,000 in profit in a single month.

1 min
Feb 23, 2017
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Side Hustle School is made for you! Let me know what you're working on and what your #1 struggle is. Share your answers and opinions at SideHustleSchool.com/report.

6 min
Feb 23, 2017
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Scientists say that children's hospitals treat their patients the way ALL hospitals should treat their patients -- like not waking them up all night. With the Wall Street Journal's Lisa Ward.

6 min
Feb 23, 2017
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An investment marketer creates a poster portrait of America’s 16th president. Since debuting his design, it’s sold more than 4,000 units and made $40,000.

6 min
Feb 22, 2017
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A manager for a non-profit organization who describes herself as a queer punk artist creates a series of personal finance classes.

38 min
Feb 22, 2017
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Shane'a Thomas helps LGBTQ youth work through mental illness.

6 min
Feb 21, 2017
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An elementary school teacher is on a mission to introduce a non-toxic face paint for school rallies and sporting events.

10 min
Feb 21, 2017
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We all have implicit biases, even if we don't realize it. Here's how to keep hiring executives honest and increase diversity. NYU's Jay Van Bavel and Tessa West join us in the studio.

8 min
Feb 21, 2017
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The use of jokes and comedy affects how confident we appear, how productive and creative we are and even how much status we achieve. Brad Bitterly and Maurice Schweitzer of the Wharton School join us with details.

8 min
Feb 20, 2017
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A Washington, DC political analyst turns his travel hacking skills into an email list of more than 275,000 subscribers.

7 min
Feb 19, 2017
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After living in Belgium for 13 years, a Louisiana native returns home and starts a hustle making fine chocolate.

9 min
Feb 18, 2017
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In our seventh weekly recap, we'll highlight the lessons learned in this week of Side Hustle School. Also: more listener Q&A!

8 min
Feb 17, 2017
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For those who employ household workers, it can be dangerous not to know what the rules are for employment taxes. We talk to Thomas Herman, formerly The Wall Street Journal's Tax Report Columnist.

7 min
Feb 17, 2017
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How a senior designer for a feminist media publication decides to create tarot card decks and ends up making as much with her side hustle as she does at her day job.

4 min
Feb 17, 2017
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New research suggests people think of CEOs with certain facial traits as being more competent, despite little evidence. Wall Street Journal Contributor Alina Dizik joins us with the details.

6 min
Feb 16, 2017
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No two strengthsfinder profiles are the same, so a Gallup-certified coach learns to make and ship personalized mugs.

9 min
Feb 15, 2017
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We asked readers to tell us about the things they didn't anticipate when they stopped working. They had plenty to say. Glenn Ruffenach joins us with the details.

6 min
Feb 15, 2017
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Another crazy story for you today about a man who sells live crickets to reptile owners—without ever handling any inventory, which of course is critical.

7 min
Feb 14, 2017
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How a UI/UX designer scratched an entrepreneurial itch and used $15,000 of her savings to create a business manufacturing bras for women looking for an alternative to the push-up bra.

6 min
Feb 13, 2017
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Research suggests people actually prefer putting some of their money into accounts with severe restrictions. UCLA's Dr. Shlomo Benartzi says some people will even give up money just to get one.

7 min
Feb 13, 2017
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How a digital marketer created something for himself, then decided to try selling it other people who had the same needs. He now makes more than $2,500 a month from this side project.

8 min
Feb 13, 2017
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The earlier Fafsa timetable could alter the way colleges and families approach the decision process. MarketWatch Reporter Jillian Berman joins us in the studio with the details and some tips.

40 min
Feb 12, 2017
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Pollster Jim Gerstein tells us about the surveys and focus groups he uses to understand America.

8 min
Feb 12, 2017
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An education district employee follows her passion for writing and creates an online side hustle helping others do the same raking in over $100,000.

11 min
Feb 11, 2017
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In our sixth weekly recap, we'll highlight the lessons learned in this week of Side Hustle School. Also: listener Q&A!

7 min
Feb 10, 2017
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How a USPS mail carrier and court interpreter created an $800/month hustle serving new and expectant parents.

7 min
Feb 9, 2017
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After being featured on TLC, a Chicago psychotherapist and marriage counselor becomes a ceremonial wedding officiant.

9 min
Feb 9, 2017
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Year one of anything is new and exciting. Then year two hits, and what was once new starts getting repetitive. Tom Gimbel, CEO of the staffing and recruiting firm LaSalle Network, joins us with tips on how to get employees back on track.

6 min
Feb 8, 2017
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How an IT graduate created a web-based service that provides peace of mind to parents with children growing up in the era of technology.

7 min
Feb 7, 2017
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How a British software engineer moved to the Canary Islands, started working as a tour guide, and wrote her own guidebook to accompany her tours.

9 min
Feb 6, 2017
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Should repayment of student loans be a family affair? For those who answer 'yes' there are ways to give financial assistance, while still holding the young adult accountable. MarketWatch Reporter Jillian Berman has details.

44 min
Feb 6, 2017
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Librarian Laurie Allen is archiving environmental data before it disappears in government transition.

10 min
Feb 6, 2017
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Some folks who choose to do-it-yourself are looking to save money. Some do it for a sense of accomplishment. Then there are others who take it to an entirely different level. Join us for a conversation about extreme DIY with Jeff Brown.

7 min
Feb 6, 2017
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After living in multiple countries with his family, a technical writer creates a service to help guide other families looking to begin a similar experience.

11 min
Feb 6, 2017
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The National Endowment on Financial Education recently conducted a survey with Parents magazine looking into the financial struggles of millennial-age parents. NEFE CEO Ted Beck tells us what they learned.

7 min
Feb 5, 2017
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How a graphic designer started a pole dancing fitness studio, expanded it to multiple locations, and grew it to a six-figure income before quitting her job.

13 min
Feb 4, 2017
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In our fifth weekly recap, we'll highlight the lessons learned in this week of Side Hustle School, and you'll learn why utilizing your existing skills can lead to a very successful hustle.

8 min
Feb 3, 2017
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How a Seattle real estate project manager connects apartment properties with local artists for site-specific custom art installations.

8 min
Feb 3, 2017
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How a Seattle real estate project manager connects apartment properties with local artists for site-specific custom art installations.

9 min
Feb 2, 2017
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A GE engineer uses his skills to make and sell hand-crafted slate artwork to all 50 states. In addition to bringing in a great side income, it’s also given him more courage and security to make decisions at his day job.

9 min
Feb 2, 2017
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A GE engineer uses his skills to make and sell hand-crafted slate artwork to all 50 states. In addition to bringing in a great side income, it’s also given him more courage and security to make decisions at his day job.

14 min
Feb 1, 2017
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Bonus episode! Where do hustle ideas come from? Short version: they're everywhere!

7 min
Feb 1, 2017
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How a Los Angeles man has been able to bring in over $4,000/month leasing and releasing a fleet of cars he leased from the manufacturer.

6 min
Jan 31, 2017
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A couple decides learns to manufacture novelty baseball sweaters after receiving a lot of attention at the stadium.