The Art of the Side Hustle

The gig worker savings plan.

The gig economy is no longer just for side hustlers. It’s become an important aspect of work life for many people. Gig workers—defined as those who participate in short-term contracts…

The Art of the Side Hustle

Bookkeeping secrets for the gig economy

Bookkeeping secrets for the gig economy Managing your own books can send shivers down the spines of even the bravest of freelancers. Whether you’re spearheading your own startup, consulting on…

The Art of the Side Hustle

How to promote your side hustle like a full-fledged business

Side hustles are here to stay. According to Statistics Canada, the number of Canadian gig workers jumped by 70 percent between 2005 and 2016—that’s an increase of 1 million to 1.7 million…

The Art of the Side Hustle

Getting in on the sharing economy

To say the pandemic has put all aspects of the Canadian economy to the test is probably an understatement. But one area of business that has experienced more of an…

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Investing smart in a gig economy

Click on the finance tab of any news site, and you’re bound to find ample investment advice. But for the growing sector of freelancers and self-employed people who make up…

The Art of the Side Hustle

From hobby, to side hustle, to success: advice from Luna Collective

Eryn Beattie, the owner of Luna Collective, is a licensed nurse by trade—but you might not guess that walking into her small, brick vintage and handmade goods shop located in…

The Art of the Side Hustle

How to turn your hobby into a side hustle

Do you have a hobby outside of your regular 9-to-5 that you’re passionate about? Or do you just need some extra cash and have a skillset you can utilize? Well, the…

The Art of the Side Hustle

Starting a business in pandemic times: PART 1 – Adapt to new realities

Starting a business in pandemic times — PART 1: Adapt to a new normal Welcome to the first article of a three-part series on what it takes to start a…

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Starting a business in pandemic times: PART 2 – Choosing the Right Funding

Starting a business in pandemic times: PART 2 – Choose the right funding Welcome to the second article in a three-part series on what it takes to start a business…

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How to turn your hobby into a side hustle

Do you have a hobby outside of your regular 9-to-5 that you’re passionate about? Or do you just need some extra cash and have a skillset you can utilize? Well, the…

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What to do with your tax refund

A refund is basically free money, right? Once you receive your tax return, your knee-jerk reaction may be to spend it on a new spring wardrobe or hop on a…

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How a loan can put you on top during RRSP season

The RRSP contribution deadline is just around the corner. Come March 1, it’s a ‘snooze you lose’-type situation if you want your contribution to count for the year. Like many…