The Right and Wrong Kinds of Side Hustles

These days it seems the term “side hustle” is everywhere you look. This might lead some to assume that — as this Uber commercial proclaims — everyone needs one. However the truth, as it tends to be, is far more nuanced than that. Yes, there are plenty of potential opportunities in the side hustle space but there are also several instances where they’re either unnecessary or downright harmful. If you’re considering jumping on the side gig bandwagon, here’s a quick guide to when they’re worth your time and when you should stay away:

When side hustles are good

Turning hobbies into profit

When side hustles are bad

Overextending yourself

Kyle is author of “The E-Ticket Life” and “Write, Print, Publish, Promote” as well as a regular contributor to Dyer News, Moneyat30, and The Laughing Place.

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