How To Build Community as a Freelancer
One perk of working as a freelancer is that you are on your own schedule – you don’t have to sit at a desk and can
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Being part of the growing independent workforce is exciting, but it’s not without its share of TFW moments. Here are a few you might recognize.
Describing yourself as self-employed used to have negative connotations. Thankfully, people are getting with the program—and it’s about time. The Freelancers Union estimates that 40 percent of the U.S. workforce will be freelance by 2020.
I actually have seven. Thanks.
One of the first things people learn about personal finance is the importance of diversification. We diversify our investments and our retirement savings, but most people do not diversify their income. If you’re living your best freelance life (and have a healthy pipeline), you’re better off than you might think.
Freelancing is not for the faint of heart. Why? Because you’re not just managing yourself. You’re running your own business. This means being a visionary CEO, a compelling CMO, an astute CFO, a savvy General Counsel and a kick-ass office manager, all in one.
See “People thinking you don’t have a real job.”
To be clear, we don’t condone drinking while expense-tracking. But good news! If you sync your bank account with Fiverr Workspace, you can avoid this situation entirely and drink wine at the bar like a normal person. 👍
That myth that freelancers lounge around their house all day in their pajamas? False. Well, most of the time. And those few days we are? Murphy’s Law says we’ll get at least one Google Hangout request.
Not having a 9-to-5 job generally means not having a Monday through Friday job. And when you work most days, there’s no line between the weekend and the workweek.
LOL. What is a refund? If you’re a freelancer, you are going to owe a good chunk of coin. And your taxes might even require (gasp!) a real live accountant.
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