'How to save for "Retirement" as a freelancer'

Two Guest Blog Pieces on “Retirement” for the Freelancer/Entrepreneur

I didn’t mean to, but it’s been on my mind lately, and these two posts coincidentally came out at the same time. I wrote a post for Maker’s Row that elaborates on the original radio show we did about why you should never retire. And most recently, here’s an excerpt from my post on FreelancetoFreedomProject.com: Read more about Two Guest Blog Pieces on “Retirement” for the Freelancer/Entrepreneur[…]

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Should you be an employee or contractor? Here’s why it matters | Brunch on a Wednesday

There hasn’t been an easier or more exciting time to consider being a freelancer or entrepreneur than now. Technology has made it possible for more and more people to work for themselves and choose a life of financial independence. But sometimes, companies will take advantage of that, whether it’s the small business owner who is Read more about Should you be an employee or contractor? Here’s why it matters | Brunch on a Wednesday[…]

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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[…]

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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[…]

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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[…]

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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[…]

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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)[…]

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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)[…]

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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[…]

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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[…]