This is one of the most frequent questions I’m asked about working in education. While simple to answer, it encapsulates some of the intricacy of personal finance as an educator. Sometimes the question is also a way of trying to make a point about teacher pay.
Increase Your Income!
Building a path to financial independence is all about creating space between your income and expenses. There is only so much spending you can cut. Building your income will give you a huge lift! Start with the first post in our series: Educator Career Ladder.
Explore the levers that allow any educator to make more money. Real examples of how you can earn 6-figures while doing the job you love!
How well do you know your teacher contract? Are you missing out on powerful benefits? I provide a simple method, and template, to analyze your contract and improve your financial decisions.
Looking to make a litle extra? Real side hustles used by real educators to make worthwhile extra income.
Are you prepared to change where you live and work? Educator geoarbitrage can be a powerful tool on your path to financial independence.
The Three Es of educator income growth enable educators to increase earning power while focusing on the job they love. (Part 2 of the Educator Income Series)
Educators can multiply their income using the educator career ladder. Know your options to use it effectively! The first post in the educator income growth series.