Think it’s impossible to make a million dollars working a blue-collar job? Millionaire and former ditch-digger Ken Rusk might have something to say about. For decades, the college experience has been pushed as THE prioritized option for high school graduates, but with the student debt crisis becoming worse year after year should you look elsewhere? Today, Ken Rusk will show you how forgoing the college route doesn’t mean you’re giving up your chance of financial independence…and it just might enhance it.
It may only be Wednesday, but TGIF? Sofi is now offering an ETF that… wait for it… pays you every Friday. Sound familiar? You can check out our headlines from Monday’s show if you’re curious about what happened with two other investments promising some quick cash. Listen closely for just how much BIG money you’ll receive every week in this new fund. Cha-ching.
Plus, no Haven Life Line for today! Instead, Gertrude (from our Facebook Basement group) posed this question to our members: what’s YOUR side hustle? We got a bunch of feedback and we can’t cover everything, but we’ll share a few of our favorite responses.
Even with no voicemail, we’ll always save time for some of Doug’s trivia, who’s going classic finance with today’s question.
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- New bond ETF offers weekly payouts (InvestmentNews)
With the low rate TGIF is offering for investors, the smart play is to stick with choices that already fit inside of your existing financial plan. Don’t be wooed to jump ship by flashy offers, even if that offer is some free cash.
Waiting on things to go back to normal? You might be in for a surprise…
You might be in for a surprise if you think things are going back to normal in a few months.
A big thank to Ken for stopping by the basement! You can find more from Ken at his site: KenRusk.com
Did you enjoy our interview with Ken Rusk? You can learn more about earning some Blue-Collar Cash (and help out the show!) by ordering Ken’s book below:
- When it come to finances, what does the acronym GAAP stand for?
Do You Have A Side Hustle?
- Gertrude asked the members of the Stacking Benjamins Facebook group (you can join HERE!), about their different side hustles. We had a BUNCH of comments, and while we can’t share them out we’ll call out a few we like.
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Written by: Richie Rutter-Reese