The SideBacon Blog is an independent creator and publisher of personal finance, investing, and side hustle business information. We do NOT publish aggregated news. All articles and pages on this website are original content created by Ryan Stevenson or other authors employed by this website. We will sometimes publish images and/or video from third-party sources, such as, but this additional content plays a very minor role on the website. 100% of text content on this site is our original work.

Some articles published on this site will be informational knowledge. We will also write news and sometimes opinion based articles as well. This knowledge is based on the personal experiences of the site owner and creator, Ryan Stevenson, from 27+ years of working at home and raising a family. Our content doesn’t originate from other sources unless otherwise specified on each post.

We do not have any political party affiliations, advertising sponsors or any other connections that could potentially cause biased reporting and/or misleading information. We do our best to provide accurate information and useful knowledge with a clear point of view centered on making the best financial decisions. While we will share our relevant experiences on this website, we also try to teach you about other perspectives that can allow you to make an educated decision about what is best for your personal situation.

The information contained on this site is geared towards helping people make better decisions with their money. However, we’re not licensed financial advisors and don’t recommend specific investment advice for you to take. Our goal is to present information to those that want to learn more. However, we highly recommend hiring a licensed and trained financial or investment advisor when relevant in your life to help you make important choices.

About Ryan Stevenson

Ryan Stevenson Blog Founder, Author & Entrepreneur
Ryan Stevenson
Blog Founder & Author

The creator and main author of this website is Ryan Stevenson. Married to his high-school sweetheart for more than 18 years with three kids, Ryan has had years where he had to be the sole breadwinner for the family. He’s also been solely responsible for managing finances, investments and retirement accounts. He’s had to worry about everything from becoming a first-time homeowner to being frugal to keep food on the table to saving for college. This real-life knowledge can be really helpful to anyone to help improve their financial future.

At the age of just 13 years old, Ryan created his first website that made money for him. That site eventually bought him a Mustang convertible when he was 16. For more than 13 years now, online side hustles and businesses have been Ryan’s sole source of income, so he’s 100% self-employed and working at home. This is actually the dream for many people that think about starting a side hustle or other type of online business. On this website, Ryan has shared an action packed career worth of experience and knowledge in his articles. We highly recommend taking the time to read as much of his content that is relevant to your life because it is a true treasure-trove waiting to be discovered. Who knows, this may be the info and motivation you need to take action that can change your own life just like Ryan did years ago.

If you’re sick of hearing about those raised with a silver-spoon always getting ahead in life, you’ll find Ryan to be refreshing. This is a true, hard-working American family man that has dedication, loyalty and honesty in his heart. He’s a self-made man. Everything he owns, he provided for himself and he created his businesses from scratch too. No special favors to powerful or wealthy people were involved in his rise to success. Just determination and hard work combined with some knowledge. No matter who you are or what your position in life is today, you can take control of your future to shape it into what you want. Ryan did it, and he can teach you how to do it too.