Side Hustle Updates!

Hello Sophisticated Spenders! I am back! I’ve been side hustling my a$$ off! Here’s what I’ve been up to: Trained By Crystal (Sewing):  This website is all about sewing.  I’ll post my online sewing classes here.  So far I have 3 package levels where; 1…you buy everything yourself and just […]

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#1KHustle Final Results 2

  Hello Sophisticated Spenders! Well, our first #1KHustle Side Income Challenge has officially come to a close. Jason Butler and I from The Butler Journal teamed up to see if we could motivate each other (and our readers) to make an extra $1,000 in 1 month thru side hustling. Please […]


Buying Stocks Based On Social Trends (And Elections)

Hello Sophisticated Spenders! As a former day trader, I know that you can trade anything! Click here to read part 1 of My Adventures in the Male Dominated World of Day Trading. Day trading is actually a form of gambling in my opinion. Companies are starting to offer trading advice […]

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Sewing Webinar Is Ready! #1KHustle

Hello Sophisticated Spenders! Where have I been??? I’ve been working hard on the #1KHustle Side Income Challenge. This is week #4 so it’s time to go all in (AKA I procrastinated so this is my final push to finish strong). Here’s what I’ve accomplished: 1:  Created the ENTIRE TrainedByCrystal brand! […]


#1KHustle Side Income Challenge: Week 3 Updates 4

Hello Sophisticated Spenders! And welcome #1KHustlers I can’t beleive 3 weeks have flown by.  I am SO not ready!!!! It’s time to check in with some updates! We want to hear all about your successes, failures, redesigns, goals, plans, execution lists, excuses…pretty much everything! Here are my week 3 updates: […]

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Friday Five: #1KHustle Side Income Challenge

Hello Sophisticated Spenders! I haven’t done a Friday Five in a looooong time. Shout out to J Money from Budgets are Sexy for the idea. I’ll ask 5 questions that have a common theme and we all provide our answers. Here we go! Today’s Friday Five is all about side […]


#1KHustle Side Income Hustle Wins and Fails

Hello Sophisticated Spenders! We are a week and a half into the #1KHustle Side Income Hustle Challenge. #1KHustle Side Income Challenge: Week 1 Updates What is that again? There’s a group of people who have pledged to make an extra $1,000 in Side Income in 4 weeks (click here to […]

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Blog and Income Stats: September 2016

Hello Sophisticated Spenders! Where’d the summer go!?! Time is moving crazy quickly and I missed a few posts last month.  Let’s see if I can do better in October. Let’s get to the numbers! Readership: 846 (-330) I missed a few posts Blog Income: $0 (not surprised) ?? Fitness Income […]


#1KHustle Side Income Challenge: Week 1 Updates 7

Hello Sophisticated Spenders! And welcome #1KHustlers It’s time to check in with some updates! We want to hear all about your successes, failures, redesigns, goals, plans, execution lists, excuses…pretty much everything! Here are my week 1 updates: Monday: Only spent about an hour on the webinar (Full time job got […]

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People Who Have Entered The #1KHustle Side Income Challenge

Hello Sophisticated Spenders! Jason Butler (TheButlerJournal.) and I are crazy happy to have so many people on board for the first #1KHustle Side Income Challenge. The Side Income Challenge Check out the players! 1: Shantell-(a personal friend of mine).  She plans on stepping up her eBay game, freelancing, running a […]