Is it Time to Go (Back) to Uni?
Most of the articles we post here on MoneyGlass.co.uk are about ways to make money on the side, often as an active or passive side hustle. But at the root of it all, what we’re looking at here are ways to increase your income, so that you can have a better life.
When you’re young and starting out, University is generally touted as the best way to get an education that will lead to a well-paid career. The problem is, young adults are often clueless as to what they want to do with themselves and the degrees they choose are either not the type of degrees anyone needs, or they fail to put in the academic effort to be the top of the pack. From that point on, the chances are you’ve got a career in retail or an office ahead of you. Read more
2021 – Is it time for you to go freelance?
If you’ve considered working for yourself as a freelancer or consultant or perhaps even starting your own firm, the first question to ask yourself is why do you want to do so?
Or, to put it another way, why would you desire the flexibility to work at times that suit you, where you want, and in any way that you want, all whilst setting your responsibilities and work style? Why would you want the flexibility to schedule your hours around family or other responsibilities or choices, and why would you want to establish your network of clients and associates based on people you love spending time with? When you put it like this, it feels a lot more enticing. Read more
How to avoid burning out as a freelancer
Freelancing can be rewarding, but it can also be challenging. Work gradually consumes too much of your time — you discover you don’t have time to spend with friends and family, you neglect your hobbies, and so on. Burnout is commonly associated with the corporate sector, but it also affects freelancers. What you can do about it is as follows.
Freelancing is a lot of fun. You have the independence to work from anywhere. You have complete control over your schedule. You also have some freedom to pick the type of work you wish to accomplish. There’s no bother and no fuss. Read more