Our mission here at Part-Time Money is to help you improve your life by discovering and scaling a part-time hustle or small business idea.

The team below has years of experience in doing just that. We’ve been writing here for over 10 years and we’re constantly updating the information on this site to ensure it’s accurate, reliable, and actionable.

Philip Taylor, CPA – Founder & Editor-In-Chief

PT from Part Time Money blog

Philip Taylor, aka “PT”, is a CPA, blogger, podcaster, husband, and father of three. PT is also the founder of the personal finance industry conference and trade show, FinCon. PT created this website 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.

Emily Guy Birken – Former Editor & Contributor

Emily Guy Birken

Emily Guy Birken is an award-winning writer, author, money coach, and retirement expert. Her four books include The Five Years Before You Retire, Choose Your Retirement, Making Social Security Work For You, and End Financial Stress Now. Learn more about Emily at EmilyGuyBirken.com.

Lacey Langford, AFC – Contributor

Lacey Langford

Lacey Langford, AFC® is The Military Money Expert®. She is an Accredited Financial Counselor® with over 15 years of experience in financial planning, counseling, and coaching.She’s the founder of LaceyLangford.com and MilMoneyCon. Lacey is also the creator and host of The Military Money Show, a podcast dedicated to helping the military community with personal finance. She’s a U.S. Air Force Veteran, military spouse, speaker, and a financial coach who changes people’s lives from being fearful of money to having control and confidence with it.

Brandon Turner – Contributor

Brandon Turner

Brandon Turner is the former Senior Editor and Community Manager for Bigger Pockets, the leading online real estate investing community. Brandon is an active real estate investor who enjoys long term investing, house flipping, and writing about all things real estate like foreclosures, short sales, and bank repos. Follow him at his website BeardyBrandon.com.

Kimberly Palmer – Contributor

Kimberly Palmer

Kimberly Palmer is the author of Smart Mom, Rich Mom and The Economy of You. She writes for Nerd Wallet, Forbes, and was formerly the senior money editor for U.S. News & World Report, where she wrote the popular Alpha Consumer blog. You can connect with her at bykimberlypalmer.com, where you can also download worksheets to help you build your own side-hustle.

Jeff Rose, CFP – Contributor

Jeff Rose

Jeff Rose is a certified financial planner CFP in Nashville, TN, combat veteran, and author of Soldier of Finance. Jeff contributes to Forbes and runs his own Youtube channel Wealth Hacker. His channel is all about teaching you insanely actionable wealth building, investing and online marketing strategies you can use to grow your online brand and boost your side hustle income.