"That was like turning on a light switch," Horrocks said. That month, she made $3,500, and her side gig kept growing. |
In September 2014, she realized she was making more through the site than she had been making at her full-time job, and she gave four months' notice.
Using the money from her side gig to cover her living expenses, Horrocks began diverting her paychecks into her savings and bought the house she and her fiancé had been renting for a $15,000 down payment two weeks before she left her job.