Hi Everyone and Welcome to my website!
The Quick Version
Here is the quick version for those who just want an idea about what this site is all about:
* I am a 30 something-year-old woman and I have three children under the age of 10.
* I quit my full-time job a few years ago without having the safety net of another job.
* I now make more money monthly than I did at my highest earning full-time job
* I will write about what I’m up to and share how I make my money
If your interested in learning more about me and this site then carry on reading:
The Not So Quick Version
I’ve always hated working a conventional job. When I was younger I dreamt about being my own boss and setting my own hours and terms. Apparently, this isn’t quite normal for a 5-year-old.
Of course, I had no clue how to get there and even when I grew up it still seemed like a mythical unicorn that people had only heard other people do but no one had actually seen it.
I ended up in mid-level office-type jobs that started out fairly interesting and then all the office politics got in the way. Plus If I’m honest the shine wore off and I was left looking for my next opportunity.
I quit my day job roughly three years ago due to a variety of reasons. As soon as I left I sought out every way I could in order to create passive income streams. I’m thankful that over the past year I actually started seeing the results of two years trialling and testing every method I could think of. I’ve been so successful that I now make more monthly than I did at my last full-time job!
It hasn’t been an easy ride by any means though! I tried, tested and purchased too many so-called “easy win” products that all claim to earn you thousands a month (and then don’t). After a few years stumbling around in the dark, I have finally figured out how to identify a scam plus I have now found out how to make more than enough money than I need to live on.
This site is a place for me to share all the ways in which I make more money now than I ever have. I will write about what I’m up to and the best ways I’ve found (and use) to make money.
I’m not an expert, just someone who has learned how to work the system in order to make my money work for me!
A little story about my life.
Growing up I was always the child that played post office, supermarket and library. I loved the idea of owning those businesses and I was always the “manager” or “owner” when we played shop.
When I was five years old I announced to my classmates (and the teacher) that I was going to build a business when I grew up. Horror and shock filled the classroom! I hated school and I couldn’t wait to get into the “real world” and start my business.
At aged 15 I joined the workforce (whilst still attending school) and quickly figured out that working for someone else wasn’t for me. It took me a long time to build up enough courage (and money) to set up my own company aged 23. I started a bath bomb company. It did well but didn’t earn mega bucks or even enough to quit my day job.
I found that I actually love starting businesses and new projects! I’m definitely an ideas person and can get really swept up in the planning of things!
Several years later I learned about FIRE (Financial Independence Retire Early) and became fascinated with the idea of “side hustles” and all the different ways in which you can earn money online. I don’t necessarily follow FIRE now since the traditional route is to invest and cut down your expenses. What can I say? I like to live without limits!
Making Money Online is a scam.
It definitely can be! A lot of side hustles and making money sites are a scam. There is a huge amount of information out there all about making money online and easy ways to make money online. Not all of it is accurate. I know as I’ve tried most of them.
I only write about money-making opportunities that I actually use. I don’t recommend anything at all. How you make your money is your choice. I don’t sell anything and although I may make some money through affiliates (at no cost at all to you) I am not influenced by this at all.
Why should you listen to me?
I’ve been where you are. Desperately trying to squeeze a normal life into the scarce hours that are left after the day job. I couldn’t do it, in fact, I refused to do it.
Leaving my safe full time job with no safety net was definitely a sink or swim experience and now I am happier (and wealthier) then I’ve ever been.
How do I do it?
I use a variety of different ways to bring in my income now. Most are relatively passive after working on the initial set up of them. I have tried lots of different ways to make money online and the ones I talk about on this site are the ones that work the best for me. This might not be the case for you. Its up to you to know what you want to put in and get out before diving in blindly.
I am not an expert and I don’t have any special skills (like coding or seeing the future) I simply have several income streams of things that I actually like to do. You can have that too if you want it! Here are some of the ways I make my money (I’ll be updating it as I add them to the site)
So have a look around and if you ever have anything to share about your own experiences or any questions let me know, I would love to hear it.
Little Miss Fire
Founder of Little Miss Fire