Aja Dang On Paying Off $200K Of Debt, Being The Breadwinner, & Running A Business During COVID

In this episode, Chelsea sits down with YouTuber Aja Dang to talk about paying off exorbitant student loans and other debt, the unexpected difficulties of running a business selling products, secrets of the modeling world, and her journey to a successful career online.

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Aja Dang website: https://www.ajadang.com/
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