“I only work 5 hours a week”: This 39-year-old makes $160,000 a month in passive income – a look at his typical day – CNBC | Pharmicx

I was never the entrepreneur type. But after losing my job as an audio engineer in 2009, I had to get creative to make ends meet. Thirteen years later, at age 39, I’ve built two online businesses that bring me a total of $160,000 a month in passive income. I also recently published a book, … Read more

A 45-year-old who has been ‘faking retirement’ for 10 years shares the surprising lessons he learned trying to retire early – CNBC | Pharmicx

In June 2012, at the age of 34 and after 13 years in investment banking, I wanted out. So I decided to negotiate a settlement, retire early, and live on passive income through my rental properties, stock dividends, and e-book sales. But just a year later, I realized that the life of travel and free … Read more

How I quit my 6-digit tech job to pursue my digital side hustles full-time – CNBC | Pharmicx

In 2016, after just five years of my career in the tech industry, I had to go through back-to-back layoffs. One sacking would have been tough enough, but two in a row left me feeling utterly defeated. But what I didn’t realize at the time was that those setbacks were the beginning of something bigger. … Read more

‘I made $245,000 in one month’: This 29-year-old was rejected from 15 medical schools – now he runs a $1.5million business – CNBC | Pharmicx

In 2014 I was fresh out of university and thought I had already planned my life through: study medicine, get a six-figure job as a doctor and make my parents proud. None of that worked. I realized I hated blood and needles and was rejected from more than 15 medical schools. My parents weren’t that … Read more

This 35-year-old turned her Ebay side job into a $141M venture: ‘Here’s the business plan I used’ – CNBC | Pharmicx

In 2014, I left my $35,000-a-year insurance sales job to grow my e-commerce side business with my husband Chris. We experimented with selling clothing and accessories on online marketplaces like eBay and Facebook. Our online community of friends and customers quickly grew from a few hundred members to over 10,000. I realized I could combine … Read more

This 24-year-old’s part-time job brought in over $32,000 in one month – and Harry Styles is selling her designs – CNBC | Pharmicx

Drawing has always been a hobby of Elena Gatti who started drawing animals at the age of 5. She certainly never intended to monetize that ability. But today, the 24-year-old brings in five-figures a month — on top of her income as an art director at a PR agency — designing merchandise for musicians and … Read more

This 26-year-old turned her side job into a $170,000 annual business: ‘4 things I wish I knew sooner’ – CNBC | Pharmicx

In 2020, at the age of 24, I quit my engineering job to focus on my travel blogging sideline. It was the best career decision I’ve ever made. My blog, Packs Light, grossed over $170,000 last year from sponsored social media posts, blog articles, and B2B marketing consultancies. But my success has not been easy. … Read more

An organizing side job makes up to $250 an hour and about $100,000 a year as an adjunct professor – Grow from Acorns + CNBC | Pharmicx

During the pandemic, Dr. Julia Raz turned her passion for organizing into a lucrative part-time job that has grown into a full-time business with more than half a dozen part-time employees. As of January 2021, the 38-year-old has made around $103,000 in Los Angeles, California, tidying and organizing homes for everyone from “self-proclaimed hoarders or … Read more

This 40-year-old started a side job while living on welfare — now she’s making over $1 million a year – CNBC | Pharmicx

In 2007, I was a 25-year-old single mom working a $12-an-hour dead-end job with an insurance company in Dallas. I lived below the poverty line and was eligible for government assistance, including Section 8, which helps low- to middle-income families with affordable housing. All of my income went into rent, gas, day care and unfortunately … Read more

4 In-Demand Side Jobs for 2022: “Start with the big picture” to find opportunity in your skills, says expert – Grow from Acorns + CNBC | Pharmicx

Many people have already started exploring the world of side hustles, and even more are ready to dive into it. According to an October 2021 DollarSprout survey of 500 American adults, a majority of people with side hustles, 76%, predict such ventures will become even more popular in 2022. If you’re curious about trying a … Read more