They can save money as freelancers but are often a challenge. Here are 5 easy ways to save money as a freelancer who can work more dough for you.
Freelancing can be a great way to bring in extra income that can meet a variety of different needs. I’ve seen people working freelance to pay debts, get extra retirement money, or just spend more money – and everything in between.
Extra money can be significant, but
By 2020, it’s expected that freelancers will be 50 percent of the entire workforce.
The gig economy continues to outperform traditional corporate growth. And while independent work and the associated autonomy are not without charm, it does not come with financial security, health care, paid vacation and systematic funding for your later retirement.
Freelancers – a broad group of lawyers, writers, IT workers, designers and virtually anyone working daily or professionally – may value the freedom
Without question, there are many misconceptions about the 2,728 social security laws and the many rules and exceptions to them. Nevertheless, a lot of misinformation is accepted as truth there. Understanding the specifics of the social security program is essential to a successful retirement.
Here are some of the most common myths you probably believe but should not.
MYTH 1: The retirement age is 65, which is the highest amount.
Nope. The traditional retirement age was
Learning how to budget, when your income fluctuates takes time and discipline, but it can be done.
If you worked as a freelancer in your cabin, you are not alone. Fifteen million people in the United States (about a tenth of the workforce) have abandoned traditional career paths to work in freelance positions.
Professional freelancers can take many forms, from regular working hours for a single employer to a flexible schedule that changes weekly. This usually
“The idea of investing may seem overwhelming, but women should recognize their earning potential and make their money work for them,” says Michele Thompson, a financial expert of Sandhill Finance with over twenty years of experience. We interviewed Michele here in 2008 concerning the real-estate market.
“Women today have amazing earning potential,” she says. “We finish college at record prices, we are leading organizations, sometimes we are even the breadwinners for our families, so investing is
The US economy is apparently in bad shape. What is less clear is how we came here.
Opinions differ as to when and where the story begins, but many experts are tracking the origins of the current economic bubble on the real estate bubble that emerged at the beginning of the decade.
Housing prices rose more than 6 percent in 1999, rising rapidly and steadily over the decade, according to a Brookings Institution study.