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I Tried To Find Work On Elance, Beyond, And Thumbtack — Here’s What Happened

The Best Place To Find Freelance Work A Look At Three Job Sites

Earning extra money is fantastic for your finances, but finding work can be tricky. Here’s a review of some of the most popular online freelance marketplaces — Elance, Beyond, and Thumbtack.

Taxes For Freelancers: 7 Steps To Getting It Right

Tax Time For The Self-employed Seven Essentials For Saving Money

Taxes for freelancers and the self-employed are more complicated. You can take deductions, but make sure you can prove them to the IRS. Here are seven tips to save money (and not get audited).

10 Side Businesses You Can Start With Almost No Money

With the right motivation, you can start a lot of businesses with (almost) no money.

The fastest way to pay of debt or build savings is to earn more money. If you have the time and the grit, here are 10 side businesses anyone can start.

Variable Income: How to Manage Money When you Don’t Earn a Steady Paycheck

Budgeting for unsteady income: Put money you earn into a reserve account, then transfer money as you need it into a spending account.

We all like to wake up in the morning knowing there’s enough money for breakfast and this month’s electric bill — not to mention those whopping student loans. For meeting these everyday financial obligations, nothing beats a regular paycheck. But what if you don’t have one? Maybe you’re working odd jobs while searching for a […]

How To Start Freelancing: Four Steps To A Steady Second Income

Getting started freelancing is the hardest part, but can lead to a rewarding and lucrative second income.

More money is not always the answer. There are plenty of people with six figure incomes who are as financially hapless as those earning far less. That said, earning additional income can often help you achieve financial freedom faster. This is why “earning more” is the half step on our 6 1/2 Steps to Financial […]

Side Income: Is It a Hobby or a Business?

Side Income- Is It a Hobby or a Business-

It’s a wonderful thing if your hobby starts making money, but at what point does it turn into an actual business? The IRS states that it turns into a business when you start trying to earn money. From a tax standpoint, the main difference between a hobby and business is being able to deduct losses.

Freelance Work: Why You Should Be Freelancing Now and the Secret to Getting Started

Why You Should Be Freelancing Now and the Secret to Getting Started

Earning extra money on the side is a great way to get ahead financially. There are so many opportunities out there you are sure to find something you enjoy doing. But don’t forget about taxes. When you work freelance your clients do not withhold taxes, so make sure you stay on top of that.