Thinking About a Side Hustle? Three Things to Consider

Before committing the time and energy to a side hustle, ask yourself whether you actually have the time and energy. And don’t forget about the taxes!

A man kneads bread in a kitchen in front of a camera for his side hustle.
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Looking for ways to make more money outside your full-time career?

You're not alone. Whether it’s investing in a vacation rental or taking on a second job, 93% of Americans have some type of side hustle, according to a recent survey by Insuranks, a small-business insurance marketplace.

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Angie O’Leary
Head of Wealth Planning, RBC Wealth Management–U.S.

Angie O’Leary is head of Wealth Planning at RBC Wealth Management–U.S. Angie and her wealth planning team are focused on helping clients live life with more clarity and confidence through goals-based planning delivered by skilled financial advisers. As a 30-year veteran of the financial services industry, Angie sits on several industry roundtable and advisory boards and is often asked to contribute her expertise. Angie has authored numerous white papers, published articles and is active in the media and press. She has a passion for financial literacy and is an advocate for women and their financial success.