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Jun 4, 2018

Do you wish you could make a living selling print art that says things like “I wish I was a unicorn, so I could stab idiots with my head?” Jenni Waldrop is doing just that. In fact, she flourishing in the new gig economy.

More and more young professionals are ditching their 9-5 for a freelance gig. Are you one of the 53 million Americans working on your own? Or are you the 1 in 5 Americans who made some money last year by selling something online, and wish you could sell more?

Well this is the episode for you!

Jake talks with the legendary Jenni Waldrop of the wildly successful etsy shop Fuzzy and Birch, which sells “Funny Gifts and Sarcastic Home Decor.”  Running your own business is not all sunshine and rainbows, despite what they tell you on Instagram. But it can be done! On this episode Jake and Jenni talk about

  • How to leave your 9-5
  • Getting started with your own etsy shop
  • How to manage your finances without a standard paycheck
  • Investing without a standard paycheck
  • And of course everyone’s favorite topic: budgeting!

Here are some helpful links to Jenni’s resources:

Have questions about managing a freelance financial lifestyle? Email and Jake Rivas may read your questions on the show!

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