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Gig Income Report (Earned through 09/17/21): $0.00

For the week ending 09/17/21, I worked zero (0) shifts for a total of 0.00 hours, and earned $0.00, resulting in an extra student loan payment of $0.00. This has become a pretty common pattern for me: a good week followed by a goose egg. This past week(end) had little to do with my willingness […]

Gig Income Report (Earned through 09/10/21): $240.80

For the week ending 09/10/21, I worked two (2) shifts for a total of 15.00 hours, and earned $240.80, resulting in an extra student loan payment of $198.56. Not much to say as it was a rather average weekend. Unfortunately, next week’s update with likely be $0.00 as I am on-call this weekend for my […]

Gig Income Report (Earned through 09/02/21): $0.00

For the week ending 09/02/21, I worked zero (0) shifts for a total of 0.00 hours, and earned $0.00, resulting in an extra student loan payment of $0.00. This should come as a surprise to no one as I waxed poetic about whether or not I was being a lazy heffa by not working over […]

September 2021 – Student Loan Balance(s) Update

Whew, August was…a lot. I am only too happy to see the start of September. I feel like it is going to be a good month. Okay, enough of that. To the numbers… Account Debt Debt (7/1/19) Min. Payment Interest Rate Private Student Loan 1 $0.00 -$10,231.32 $110.46 0.000% Private Student Loan 3 $0.00 -$12,580.49 […]

Gig Tales: Am I being a lazy heffa?

You may recall in my most recent Gig Income Report that I had no desire to work this weekend…and I didn’t. In fact, as we close in on noon in the Eastern Standard Timezone, I am still in bed. However, initially, this bout of laziness and rest came with a great deal of guilt. I […]

Gig Income Report (Earned through 08/27/21): $373.64

For the week ending 08/27/21, I worked three (3) shifts for a total of 16.22 hours, and earned $373.64, resulting in an extra student loan payment of $263.55. This was my most lucrative gig week to date but I have been tired most of the week. The academic year at University B started this week […]

Should I be insulted?

Where to begin… I got into the office a bit late today because I stayed fairly late yesterday evening to support new student orientation activities. After getting through my inbox, I noticed an email roughly entitled “FYI.” This correspondence was from my boss and the Outlook preview gave me reason to assume it was about […]

Gig Income Report (Earned through 08/20/21): $294.69

For the week ending 08/20/21, I worked two (2) shifts for a total of 13.08 hours, and earned $294.69, resulting in an extra student loan payment of $188.79. You can read more about how I am landing gigs in Gig Tales: The Apps or how I determine how much money goes towards my student loans […]

I Quit?

Shockingly, this is not click bait. And this time, I’m not talking about a part time role… I am underpaid. While I have believed this to be the case for some time now, being underpaid during a global pandemic is an awkward position to occupy. Unlike folks who lost their income or their lives, I […]

Gig Income Report (Earned through 08/13/21): $0.00

For the week ending 08/13/21, I worked zero (0) shifts for a total of 0.00 hours, and earned $0.00, resulting in an extra student loan payment of $0.00. Ugh, that was tough to write. But I caught a cold last weekend and wasn’t in a position to do much more than nap and try not […]

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