This is a guest post by Cyrus Vanover, a former accountant who now works as a freelance financial writer. He is also the founder of the personal finance blog, Frugal Budgeter. Based in the mountains of Virginia, he can be found hiking the local trails, listening to 80s music, and reading books on military history in his spare time.
If you’re like most, you probably started your blog as a way to earn money. Maybe you did it as a side hustle to supplement the income from your job, or perhaps you were inspired by lofty blog income reports and dreamed of earning enough from your blog to replace the income from your job.