PTM 013: Make Extra Money by Creating Your Own iPhone App with Jackie Beck of

Part Time Money PodcastIn this episode I visit with Jackie Beck the creator of the Pay Off Debt App for the iPhone, iPad, and Android. Jackie created her app in her part-time with a roughly $1,500 investment towards the development. Now she is able to profit on average around $2,000 each month.

Jackie also blogs at where she shares how to learn to love your financial life and reach your goals. Check out this post she did there about how she was able to put together the app without programming skills.

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Jackie Beck - Pay Off Debt App Creator

Jackie Beck – Pay Off Debt iPhone App Creator

Here are some of the questions I ask Jackie:

  • What made you want to make part-time money
  • Why iPhone apps?
  • Did you have any previous experience in making iPhone apps?
  • How has this part-time business helped your financial situation?
  • How do you go about making an app?
  • How do you market your app to make it successful?
  • How did you price it?
  • Do you see this as a sustainable thing?
  • How can others do what you do?

Full transcript can be viewed by clicking show

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Last Edited: June 27, 2017 @ 2:31 pm
About Philip Taylor

Philip Taylor, aka "PT", is a former practicing CPA, blogger, podcaster, husband, and father of three. PT is also the founder and CEO of FinCon, the conference and community dedicated to helping other financial influencers and brands. He created this website back in 2007 to share his thoughts on money, hold himself accountable, and to meet others passionate about moving toward financial independence.

PT uses Personal Capital to keep track of his financial life. This free software allows him to review his net worth regularly, analyze his investments, and make decisions about his financial future.

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  1. I love this idea. I wish I could come up with an idea for an app. What a great idea!!