How Side Jobs Helped Me Pay Off $100k of Debt (including the Mortgage) – with Derek Sall

September 24, 2020

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When you're looking to become debt free, developing more income sources can help you pay off your debt faster. Side jobs are a great place to start.

Derek Sall from Life and My Finances used this side jobs strategy to pay off $100,000 of debt including his mortgage. Following a difficult divorce, Derek wanted out from his debt and decided to hustle hard to get there. At one point in his debt free journey, he was able to pay off his mortgage in less than one year. Now, that's determination.

Check out his story and see how side jobs can help you pay off your debt and possibly even your mortgage!

What are we covering?

Derek and I review the following:

  • The side jobs he used to pay off his debt (and mortgage)
  • How he overcame a difficult divorce to become completely debt free
  • What his financial life looks like now as a real estate investor and father of two

If you are looking for some motivation to make more money and pay off your debt, check out Derek's story and get busy making your financial dreams become a reality.


Guest Bio – Derek Sall

Founder of Life and My Finances, Derek Sall is a debt-free, mortgage-free real estate investor living with his wife and two kids in West Michigan.

Guest Resources

What side jobs are you using to pay off your debt faster?

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Derek Sall and Family

Andy Hill

Andy Hill is the award-winning writer, speaker and podcaster behind Marriage, Kids and Money - a platform dedicated to helping young families build wealth and thrive. Andy's advice and personal finance experience has been featured in major media outlets like Business Insider, MarketWatch, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance and NBC News. Trusted as a personal finance influencer and corporate financial wellness speaker by global brands like JLL, Andy’s message of family financial empowerment has resonated with listeners, readers and viewers across the world. When he's not "talking money", Andy enjoys wrestling with his two kids, singing karaoke with his wife and watching Marvel movies.

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