About Philip Taylor, CPA

Philip Taylor, aka "PT", is a CPA, blogger, podcaster, husband, and father of three. PT is also the founder and CEO of the personal finance industry conference and trade show, FinCon.

He created Part-Time Money® back in 2007 to share his advice on money, hold himself accountable (while paying off over $75k in debt), and to meet others passionate about moving toward financial independence.

50 Companies Hiring Right Now During the Coronavirus Lockdown

If you have been laid off because you were deemed non-essential but still have bills to pay then you are probably looking for a job right about now. The good news is that there are a number of companies that have actually increased the number of workers they are looking to hire because of the current pandemic. Listed below are 50 companies that are hiring right now during the coronavirus lockdown. 1. Walmart The nation's … [Read more...]

Our Complete List of COVID-19 News & Resources for Entrepreneurs

In an effort to be the most helpful during this time, I've decided to gather together all of our COVID-19 related guides, news, and popular topics. CARES Act Changes & Updates The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) – What We Know & Where to Apply How to Get Unemployment Pay if You’re Self-Employed (Including Gig Workers and Freelancers) SBA Loans: Everything You Need to Know (Including Emergency EIDL $10k Grant Info) Expecting a Stimulus Check? Here’s What … [Read more...]

How to Get Unemployment Pay if You’re Self-Employed (Including Gig Workers and Freelancers)

Normally, there’s no unemployment for self-employed individuals. But with the unprecedented impact COVID-19 is having on the economy, the federal government has passed legislation to provide relief for small businesses and independent workers. With its passage, unemployment benefits are now expanded to cover the self-employed and gig workers like Uber drivers, freelancers, and Airbnb hosts. Under the CARES Act, unemployment … [Read more...]

The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) – What We Know & Where to Apply

If you're like me and you run a small business, you could qualify for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). This looks to be a promising opportunity for small business owners and the self-employed to recoup some of the damages inflicted by the economic and social effects of COVID-19 and the subsequent government response. The PPP will allow you to continue to pay yourself, your employees, and possibly your independent … [Read more...]

Time Management Tips [And Free Online Tools] For Entrepreneurs

All of us are out there trying to make the most of our time. This is especially true for those of who have a side hustle. How can you balance the increasing demands on your time as a full-time employee with a side hustle? After you try to fit in all of the work tasks in addition to your personal responsibilities, it can feel like there just aren't enough hours in a day.  Luckily, you don't need to spend a dime to stay … [Read more...]

10 Side Hustle Tips to Help You Get More From Your Time

Side hustles are becoming more and more common in the U.S., particularly among millennials and other young people. And why wouldn't they be? A side hustle can truly be a game-changer. It certainly was for me. Both of my side hustles have become 6-figure businesses! That success didn't come from me wasting my time though. It was the focused time on my work that's had the biggest impact. Today I'm sharing some side hustle tips for … [Read more...]

18 Side Hustle Ideas for 2020: Find Your Perfect Side Hustle

It's 2020 and it seemed like the perfect time to create a fresh list of side hustle ideas to inspire you to get started. Myself and our writing staff have tried several of these side hustle ideas and we're here to share what we know. There is a lot to consider when starting a side hustle, but the biggest question is: "What are you going to do?" You need ideas! Something that isn't too demanding, something that fits your schedule, … [Read more...]

Find the Perfect Side Hustle From Your Phone [Steady App Review]

  When I see my man Shaq getting behind a new venture I have to check it out. I spent some time looking into the first app built for side hustlers, Steady. Today I'm back to share what I found. If you are looking to make extra money but are unsure where to start or what your options are, Steady may be a great place to get started. The Steady App brings available side hustles right to your phone. Their free app lists all … [Read more...]

Things to Save Up For – Plus Our Savings Goals (2007-2020)

One of the best goals you can make for your financial life is to save more. More savings can do a lot for you: create more security and provide more opportunities. And more savings - if invested properly - can lead to the creation of income-producing assets, setting you and your family up for a lifetime of financial success. Each year I jot down a list of cool things to save up for - our personal savings goals - and share them here … [Read more...]

Participate in Research Studies for $100+ an Hour: Respondent.io Review

  Taking surveys is a popular side hustle. I recently came across a site that takes surveys to the next level. I decided to try it out and provide a quick review. Respondent is a website that matches companies looking to perform research studies with qualified participants. Respondent claims (and others have reported) you can earn $140 per hour. Note, the companies doing the studies are looking for a certain set of people. … [Read more...]

Improve Your Credit Score with Our Ultimate Guide to Credit

  This post is brought to you by Experian. While this was a sponsored opportunity, all content and opinions expressed here are my own. Have you ever wondered exactly what it takes to build a good credit score? Maybe you've made some credit mistakes in your past and you're wondering how to fix them. Or perhaps you've wondered if your credit score even really matters. No matter what questions you have about credit, you're sure … [Read more...]

5 Tips for Making Extra Money

Are you always wishing you could find a way to make extra money? When your budget is tight, and it's harder to stretch just for essentials, making extra money can feel like a pipe dream. Where do you find the time and opportunity? Seriously, how can you really go about making extra money? A lot of people would say "Get a second job"--but that means more hours away from your family and hobbies, and besides, it can be hard if your … [Read more...]