Self-publishing tips for freelancers

Self-publishing tips for freelancers

by Cat Agonis, author of Chicken on the Hudson

It’s no wonder self-publishing is appealing to the boss-free, independent workforce: you have total control over how your book is marketed and designed, you don’t have to share profits with an agent, and you have creative liberty on the...

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How to stay healthy and happy while flying

How to stay healthy and happy while flying

By Laura Teti, Health Coach at Freelancers Medical

Traveling on a plane these days can be stressful in more ways than one.  Make your next inflight experience a healthier and more enjoyable journey by taking these health precautions during your flight. Bon voyage!

Boost your immune system

Be well: healthy...

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What to do if you can't pay your taxes

What to do if you can't pay your taxes

by Jonathan Medows, CPAforfreelancers.com

The corporate tax filing date of March 17 has already passed, and the April 15 date for individual returns is closing in fast. Have you filed your return – or are you on track to do so?

The Internal Revenue Service does not look kindly on...

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What to do if you missed the health exchange deadline

What to do if you missed the health exchange deadline

Happy April, freelancers! The deadline for 2014 coverage through the health exchange was March 31, which means…well, if you didn’t sign up, it means you missed it.

But fear not. Even though this year’s open enrollment period is over, you may still be able to get coverage...

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Recharge your creativity: tips from The Artist's Way

Recharge your creativity: tips from The Artist's Way

by Leigh Goldsmith, Health Coach at Freelancers Medical

Why have you chosen freelancing? Artistic and creative freedom? Living life on your own terms? Being in control of your own destiny and joy? 

If that’s why you’ve pursued this path, why can it sometimes feel so...stifling?

Despite being...

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How to Get Organized for Every Tax Season

How to Get Organized for Every Tax Season

by Jonathan Medows, CPAforfreelancers.com

We’re deep into tax season. If you haven’t already filed, it’s time to get your act together and get organized. Gathering your records, filling in an electronic or paper tax organizer, and pulling together all of your official documents will make tax...

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How to save the world with vinegar

How to save the world with vinegar

By Ashlee Christian

Given that you are a freelancer, I know that you are a trailblazer. You are someone who is squarely in charge of your own destiny, and someone who cares about things that are local, sustainable, and just plain good because you are a Quiet Revolutionary. Way to...

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Stop Working Out Of Your Inbox

Stop Working Out Of Your Inbox

This guest blog post is written by Allie Rice, a designer, storyteller, and curator who is hosting Work Smarter, Not Harder: Streamlining Your Day-to-Day Freelance Life on March 20th in Portland, OR. 

I’m a huge advocate for digital systems, especially in the area of task and project management — and...

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Don't Miss the Deadline!

Don't Miss the Deadline!

Heads up, freelancers! The deadline to enroll in a health plan through the Health Insurance Marketplace is just around the corner -- March 31st, to be exact. 

For a long time, one of freelancers’ top concerns was getting health coverage. That’s why we founded Freelancers Insurance Company in 2008. Now...

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The Skinny on Home Office Deductions

The Skinny on Home Office Deductions

by Jonathan Medows

A nice home office is often one of the most favored perks of being a freelancer—especially if you work at home full-time. Having a home office can also provide you with a significant tax deduction, if you qualify for it. Up until this tax year, the...

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