Category: Making Money

5 Insanely Simple Ways to Fix Your Finances (With a Money System)

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Are you ready to fix your finances? In this post that’s exactly what I’m talking about! In the past I’ve talked about the business systems you need to take back your work day. And I’ve also explained the ten things you can do every week to automate and streamline your business. These are strategies you …


18 Proven Ways to Pay Off Debt Fast When You’re Self-Employed

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Figuring how to pay off debt fast when you’re self-employed is tough. You don’t know where to start or what strategies will actually work. You income is all over the place, and you’re not sure what your next project will be. How the heck are you supposed to pay off debt quickly? One thing most …


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 …


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 …


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 …


How I Reimagined My Financial Life to Pursue My Passions

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In 2011 I was depressed, divorced and in over $14,000 of debt. I worked at a job that was sucking the life out of me and was literally bad for my health. (I lost weight, barely slept and my hair was falling out.) I was bored and unmotivated to the point where I slipping into …


How to Make Money Online: 12 Fast and Easy Ways to Work From Home

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Figuring out how to make money online fast isn’t impossible. The only problem is knowing where to start! What’s the easiest way to make money online? How much time does it take? What can you do to create multiple income streams? The answer to all of these questions is in this guide! So keep reading. …


[Gift Guide] 15 Fabulous Gifts for Freelancers For Less Than $25

It’s not always easy to find just the right gift for your friends and family, and even more so when it comes to a fellow self-employed freelancer. As someone who’s been a full-time freelancer for nearly 5 years I’ve been given awesome gifts and some not-so-awesome ones. So I’ve curated some of the best gift …


15 Unique Gifts for Clients That Cost Less Than $40 Each

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Finding unique gifts for clients isn’t always easy. And getting appropriate gifts that are budget-friendly are even more difficult. In this guide, you’ll find lots of unique gift ideas and solutions! As this year wraps up, your thoughts are turn to ending the year on a high note. And with that you probably want to …


Earn More Writing: Interview with Six-Figure Blogger Holly Johnson

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I recently published a case study about how to become a freelance writer in the next 30 days. I detailed exactly how I earn money with freelance blog writing. And how I went from paying off consumer debt, to quitting my accounting job and making the leap into being my own boss. I interviewed my good friend …


14 Powerful Career Success Books to Read When You Need Motivation

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This post is constantly being updated with the best career books so you can find your passion. It’s tough staying motivated as a business owner. There are literally thousands of things that need to be done every day and tons of advice you could take action on. How do you know which ones are the best …


Working With Brands: How to Earn Thousands as a Brand Ambassador

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In 2015 I started working with brands directly. My goal was to secure sponsorship and brand ambassador deals! I decided that I prefer to earn money through this blog instead of solely selling products to my community. In the past I offered services via a membership workshop library as well as online courses, but those …


How to Follow Up With Clients Without Looking Desperate

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The art learning to follow up with clients is not as complicated as it’s portrayed. Following up is an inevitable part of life and creating a successful career. People may fall off your radar, or you may need to remind someone of something very important — like getting paid. As a freelancer, following up is …


Life After Debt: What Being Debt Free is Really Like

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Life after debt is wonderful. But don’t get me wrong – getting out of debt is very difficult. And even more so, staying debt free is a totally other thing. Thankfully, after much hard work and dedication, I paid off $14,000 in just over a year. To do this I was living on 2/3rds of …


How I Paid Off $14,000 in 14 Months on a Single Income

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As of May 29, 2012 I made my last debt payment and officially became debt free!!! I share a lot of my progress here on this blog with all the ups-and-downs along the way. But there’s still more to the story. In March 2011 I finally faced the harsh reality that I was over $14,000 …


Saving for Retirement: Investing in a Roth IRA When You’re Self-Employed

There are many awesome benefits to working for yourself, but there is one big pitfall compared to being an employee: saving for retirement. You don’t get the traditional benefits of having an employer match your 401(k) contributions, allowing you to get “free money”. However, just because you’re a self-employed business owner or blogger doesn’t mean you can use that …