“There’s no degree in blogging… if I made it then there’s no reason for anyone to can’t do it “
Lauren Bowling is the award-winning blogger and editor behind FinancialBestLife.com and author of The Millennial Homeowner: A Guide to Successfully Navigating Your First Home Purchase. Blogging since 2012, Bowling is now a recognized thought leader on millennial finances and first-time homeownership.
Here’s what was covered:
5:50: From acting to personal finance business
7:19: How much money she made through blogging
8:03 :Targeting finances for millenials, money basics- how to set up a budget, how to start saving and how to build an emergency fund.
9:59:Her transition of having job to going full time with her business
14:46 :She switch her business model from earning as a freelancer to monetizing on her own blog
15:39 : How it feels to have like nine bosses?
16:39: She was featured on different magazines and sites incuding Forbes
17:59: To grow we need to build a network and exposure
20:09: Lessoned learned on her journey of finance – “debt is always a kind of a mistake
get rid of debt as fast as possible”
26:15 Lowry’s major goals that need to be accomplished
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