freelance

The 5 Biggest Mistakes Freelancers Make

What could be better than being your own boss and setting your own schedule? Nothing, really, if you avoid deep pitfalls like these!

A Simple Guide to Retirement Plans for the Self-Employed

Being your own boss has its major ups. But one of its biggest downs? You're on your own for retirement.

The Smart Way to Budget on a Freelance Income

Managing your money as a freelancer isn't easy, but with this easy five-step plan, you can level out the highs and lows.

12 Great Side Jobs for Outdoorsy Types

If your 9-to-5 is crushing your spirits, consider one of these fresh air side hustles that'll get you outdoors — and unchained from your desk.

My 2016 Budget Challenge: Am I Ruining My Career?

Make a little money now, or a lot of money later? Corporate grind or freelance life? Max weighs the pros and cons of her gig focused income stream.

5 Unexpected Side Benefits of Your Side Hustle

Making extra money on the side isn't only about the extra money — find out about the other perks that come with a side job.

7 Things I Learned About Money After I Went Freelance

Becoming a full-time freelancer means getting serious about money. Here's what one Wise Bread regular learned after making the leap.

10 Money Moves You Need to Make Before You Take a Side Job

You've launched your side gig — great! Now get your finances in order so your extra income doesn't become an extra worry.

22 Websites That Will Pay You to Write for Them

Do you have a way with words? Earn some money with your talent, even if you don't have experience or clips at these sites that pay.

8 Life Skills Every Freelancer Needs

Self-employment requires guts, determination, and organization. Find out if you have what it takes to be a freelance superstar.

6 Financial Questions You Must Answer Before Going Freelance

Are you ready to strike out on your own? Before you drop your day job, make sure you really understand what your finances will look like.

4 Ways to Fund Your New Business Without Borrowing a Dime

Being your own boss isn't cheap — you'll need cash to get started and to keep going. Here's how to do it without taking on startup debt.

The Easy Way Teachers Can Earn Passive Income

Teachers do a noble job for a less-than-noble salary. Educators everywhere can earn passive income just by sharing the tools they use.

Self-Employed? Here's How to Get Your Apartment Application Approved

Being self-employed has its perks — and its challenges. Finding a new apartment can be tricky, but it's not impossible if you can sell your story.

10 Things All Successful Freelancers Do

Making it as a freelancer is not easy — but it's not out of reach, either. Here's how successful freelancers spend their time.

8 Freelance Gigs Anyone Can Do to Make Extra Money

There are tons of legitimate side hustles to earn a little cash. These eight opportunities are easy, flexible, and (most importantly) lucrative.

12 Legit Ways for Stay-at-Home Moms and Dads to Earn Some Extra Cash

Stay-at-home parents are busy, but if you can find a few hours a day, you can earn extra cash. Personal Finance expert Bob Lotich suggests some opportunities.

How I Got Over the Hump and Sold My Blog for $3 Million

Problogger Jim Wang explains how he pushed past the six-month small business plateau, kept growing, and eventually sold his blog for a cool $3 million.

Why You Should Think Twice Before Bidding on Freelance Gigs (Book Giveaway)

Many aspiring freelance writers get caught in a race to the bottom on content job bidding sites. Earn what you're worth with these tips from a successful blogger.

Best Money Tips: Get The Perfect Freelance Job

Today we found some great articles on getting the perfect freelance job, donating clothes for a tax write off, and tips for getting and nailing a job interview.