Category: Side Hustles

#FinCon21: My 11 Most Anticipated Presentations

For weeks, today has been on my calendar as the day I was going to dive into the FinCon 21 schedule in order to prepare my annual look at the panels and presentations I was most looking forward to. Ironically, today also ended up being the day I canceled my...

Cameras for YouTube (2021): What I Bought and Why

It's hard to believe that I've now been creating YouTube videos for more than four years. What's even crazier is that my channel has garnered more than 1.6 million views in that time! I share this not to brag but because I honestly just learned this information. Since starting my...

Storyblocks Video (Videoblocks) Review: An Affordable Stock Footage Option?

When I started creating videos for YouTube, I quickly fell into a format that finds me on camera to introduce a section while filling out the rest with images and clips. While this has worked well for my app reviews and other finance topics overall, there are some limitations —...

YouTube Studio in 2021: The Latest Upload Process Updates for Creators

Just over one year ago, I wrote a post detailing some of the changes YouTube had been making to its YouTube Studio platform and how these adjustments impacted creators. Since then, the site has continued to make updates — including some that have arrived in just the past couple of...

FinCon X Recap: A Different Kind of FinCon

For most people, 2020 has left little to look forward to. If you're anything like me, the year has been one canceled plan after another. That's why I wasn't at all surprised when the final decision not to hold FinCon 2020 in Long Beach, California was made. Yet, another announcement...

In the Interest of Transparency: My Personal Finances and Approach to Money

When I first started writing about personal finance, it's safe to say that I didn't really know what I was doing. That's why I mostly took the approach of sharing what I was learning in regards to finance as well as sharing experiences I had already acquired. Additionally, I've often...