Money and Finance

Five Money Mistakes Freelancers Make

Journalist and author of The Money Book for Freelancers, Part-Timers and the Self-Employed (Random House), Joseph D'Agnese (@The_Money_Book) talks about "boneheaded" money mistakes - the kinds of things freelancers know they shouldn't do but do anyway. He shows you how you can blow past these pitfalls, and end up with ...

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Pay Down Debt or Save Money – Which is Best for a Freelancer?

January 21, 2011 by

In an article I read some months ago, the author gave advice to a freelancer on whether she should save money for an emergency fund versus paying down her debt.

The advice? "Pay down your debt first." To explain her reasoning, the author showed the math and explained why paying ...

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A Foolproof Way to Get Out of a Slump

January 21, 2011 by

I don't think there is a self-employed professional out there who's immune from hitting a rough patch every once in a while. Now a lot of the information we provide here at the academy will hopefully help you prevent a lot of these. But every once in a while you ...

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How to Get Paid Faster

January 4, 2011 by

In this training episode, we're going to talk about how to get paid faster.

Sometimes you encounter clients who just take too long to pay no matter what you do. And those are, of course, clients who you want to eventually move away from. But the fact is, very ...

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A Better Pricing Strategy

November 16, 2010 by

90% of freelancers do not use this pricing strategy ...

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