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Plutus Awards Podcast

67 EpisodesProduced by The Plutus AwardsWebsite

You will be inspired by these stories. Hear from the top financial authors, podcasters, video creators, and speakers. What are the secrets of their success?This podcast is for the independent financial media. Bloggers, writers, podcasters, and more will hear from the best of the best.The Plutus Awar… read more


Leaping into Freelancing After Being Laid Off

The gig economy has made it easier for many of us to find pleasure and success in our side hustles. How do we manage the multitude and magnitude of the freelancing work we take on without burnout or compromise to work quality?

In this episode, Sarah Li Cain speaks with Scarlett McCarthy, the founder of Literally Broke, about Scarlett’s experience balancing a full-time job, multiple freelance gigs, and personal health and happiness.

Episode highlights

  • How Scarlett finds side hustles to undertake
  • The biggest challenges when balancing a full-time job and freelance work
  • How Scarlett handles being overwhelmed with changes and uncertainties
  • How Scarlett manages her work-life balance

About Scarlett McCarthy
Scarlett is a freelance writer, screenwriter, and playwright. In January 2020, she founded Literally Broke, a personal finance platform for artists and creatives. When she’s not writing, you can catch Scarlett creating memes and defending her latte habit.

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