10 Best Websites to Buy Cheap (and Cute) Office Supplies

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Whether it’s back-to-school season or you just need to refill supplies for your home office, there are lots of ways to score cheap office supplies on a budget! As you begin restocking your home office or small business space, get creative. Try purchasing from a reputable site, or checking out a new company you haven’t …


How to Quickly Switch from Freelance Writer to Virtual Assistant

A couple months ago, I did an impromptu Facebook Live on my Facebook Page. I had a lot of thoughts swirling around in my head about whether I should switch from freelance writer to virtual assistant. For the past year or so, I’ve been struggling with the direction of my business. It just felt like …


7 Ways to Finally Stop Stressing About Money for Good

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Have you had enough? Are you ready to finally stop stressing about money? You’ve come to the right place. Money is stressful, and it creeps into every part of your life. Then the next thing you know, you’re stressed out, worrying all the time, and not sleeping. Sound familiar? For many of us, we are …


Betterment Review 2018: Automate Retirement Savings and Build Wealth

According to the Retirement Confidence Survey, more than half of American workers have less than $25,000 in retirement savings. As someone who’s self-employed we have a bit more control over our finances. But even then, it’s tough to save for retirement when you have irregular income. This is why many retirees are being forced to …


How to Simplify Your Financial Life and Be More Mindful

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Are you looking for new ways to simplify your financial life? Let’s get real, managing your money and business isn’t easy. We’re all seeking new tips and tricks to become more mindful in life and business. We’re striving to be a mindful consumer, thoughtful eater, and smarter spender. If these are your goals too, here …


How to Survive the Ups-and-Downs to Succeed as Your Own Boss

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To succeed as your own boss often seems like an up-hill battle. There are many ups-and-downs you’ll face and it can feel like you won’t be able to survive them all. How do I know this? When you’re self-employed you experience major peaks and valleys. Self-employment isn’t easy. When you work for yourself you tend …


Focuster Review: Focus Management Software for Business Owners

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Focus management is an up-and-coming idea where you use tools and apps to focus more and have better productivity. And as an online business owner or blogger we can use all the focus help that we can get. Am I right?! In past articles I’ve talked about how I use Asana to manage client projects …


How to Be a Critical Thinker and Conquer All Your Money Problems

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Learning how to be a critical thinker takes time and a lot of patience. But in the end it’s the key to solving any problem that life throws at you. Life is full of obstacles, whether they’re financial issues, mental problems or physical setbacks. But in order to be a successful business owner and manage …


BillFixers Review: How to Save Money on Bills Every Month

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You wish you could save money on monthly bills but you don’t have time to sit on the phone with customer service all day. I mean, who likes to call customer service reps and negotiate. Not me! Thankfully, there’s BillFixers. If you have cable, wireless or internet bills you wish cost less every month, BillFixers …


The 3 Best Small Business Credit Cards for Earning Cash Back

The 3 Best Small Business Credit Cards for Earning Cash Back

I’ve been a business owner for nearly 7 years and in that time I’ve learned the importance of cash flow and running a lean business. This is why I’m sharing the best small business credit cards for earning cash back. It’s the best way to maximize all the money you spend investing in your small business. I …


The 5 Best Finance Systems to Take Back Your Work Day

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Tired of letting your work day run away with you? Or do you want to get more done in less time? The answer to these questions is to create streamlined business systems! It’s one of the best things I’ve learned as a way of leveraging my time better. I mean, who doesn’t want to to earn more …


TurboTax Self-Employed Review: How to File Small Business Taxes for Free

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Running your own business can get expensive. There are endless apps, courses and packages you can buy to increase productivity and invest into future growth. This is also true about filing small business taxes online as there are actually many budget-friendly solutions to choose from. But if you’re looking for the best resource for filing self-employed …


DIY vs Hiring a Pro: How to Find the Best Tax Professional Near You

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Hiring the right tax professional could honestly make or break your freelance business. A tax preparer is privy to all your financial details, including everything from your income, bank accounts, relationships and business ventures. They even know your Social Security number so you want to make sure this person is qualified and trustworthy. You want …


MileIQ App Review: Get Major Tax Savings By Tracking Your Business Miles

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No one wants to pay more taxes than they have to, especially not when you work for yourself. Paying for expenses like self-employed health insurance and quarterly taxes isn’t cheap. You deserve to keep more of your hard-earned money! Thanks to the MileIQ app you can get an accurate account of your business miles throughout the year and be …


Painless1099 Review: Automated Tax Management for the Self-Employed

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Managing your freelance finances isn’t easy. You have to stay on top of things like taxes, financial emergencies and saving for retirement. Not to mention the daily tasks like completing client work on time, dealing with contracts and sending invoice. My gawd, just reading all of that can make you feel overwhelmed. Can you relate? …