The Power of Having Options | Brunch on a Wednesday

This last Sunday, we had Jarnail Singh of Biz2Credit join us on the show to talk about the nuts and bolts of taking out a small business loan. He also talked about a ton of FREE resources that small business owners in NYC have, including free legal counseling, help financing your business, and small business Read more about The Power of Having Options | Brunch on a Wednesday[…]

Why Everyone Should Have a Side Hustle | Brunch on a Wednesday

One of the first things you learn in investing in that you should have a diversified portfolio. You may have heard something like “don’t put all your eggs in one basket.” That is, don’t put all your money in one stock, or one sector, or one type of investment even. So why has it become the Read more about Why Everyone Should Have a Side Hustle | Brunch on a Wednesday[…]

7 Months In: 5 More Things I’ve Learned from Freelancing

This is coming after a full day in the middle of a full week so the newsletter is coming out a little late today. I don’t mean to get all diary entry on you all, but I just had 6 meetings in one day today (the fullest day I’ve ever had, meetings-wise) and while I’m Read more about 7 Months In: 5 More Things I’ve Learned from Freelancing[…]

How Thinking Like an Artist Can Lead to Better Finances | Brunch on a Wednesday

When we had Lilit Kalachyan-Nurse on the show this last week to talk about branding and marketing, she said something that really struck me. My co-host, Dyalekt, started asking her questions about how artists should think about marketing themselves and she said that artists have a big advantage over everyone else trying to market themselves – Read more about How Thinking Like an Artist Can Lead to Better Finances | Brunch on a Wednesday[…]

The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Money Management (Maker’s Row guest blog post)

(originally posted on Maker’s Row blog) All truly successful business owners understand that their success is based on a simple equation: When revenues are greater than expenses, the difference in the two numbers is profit or earnings. Many companies appear to be turning a profit on paper in complicated reports and quarterly earnings, however, what Read more about The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Money Management (Maker’s Row guest blog post)[…]

Should you ever fund your business with a credit card? (guest post on Millo.co)

(This was a guest blog post for Millo, a fantastic resource and community for people who are working on building a creative business. You can catch the full post on millo.co) We were at the closing table, finalizing our first home purchase, when we found out. We were doing a complete gut renovation on this house, which Read more about Should you ever fund your business with a credit card? (guest post on Millo.co)[…]

Brunch on a Wednesday: How to overcome fear of failure

I’ve officially become a podcast junkie. I find myself browsing through Stitcher and iTunes to see what’s trending and also find new podcasts when other podcasts talk about them. This is how I found Jerry Colonna’s Reboot podcast. I listened to one of his episodes called, “You are Not Alone in the Fear,”  and they were talking about failure, Read more about Brunch on a Wednesday: How to overcome fear of failure[…]

4 Things that Simultaneously Rule and Suck about Working For Yourself

This is the dream, right? Working for yourself and doing what you love, getting out of the rat race, quitting your day job – what could be better? Well, I’m about to enter Month 4 of being full time freelancer, and some of the things that are awesome about working for myself are the same things Read more about 4 Things that Simultaneously Rule and Suck about Working For Yourself[…]

5 Tips for How to Take the Leap into Full Time Passion

Caits Meissner, a long time friend, and now Brunch & Budget client, took the leap from full time job to full time passion earlier this year (in fact, she joined us on a Bondfire show right when she was in the middle of transitioning!). I am so excited and proud to share that she and Read more about 5 Tips for How to Take the Leap into Full Time Passion[…]

HEADS UP: Obamacare Open Enrollment starts 11/15!

For the many of us who don’t have health care insurance covered by our employers or our parents, it’s that time of year again(ish). I guess technically it’s that time “again” because Obamacare open enrollment happened for the first time last year, but it sure doesn’t feel like the kinks are all worked out yet, and Read more about HEADS UP: Obamacare Open Enrollment starts 11/15![…]