freelance

How to Turn Your Instagram Account Into a Paying Gig

Instagram isn't just for pics of your daily latte and your adorable cat. You can make money with it, too!

5 Ways to Build Business Credit When You're Self-Employed

If you're self-employed, you have two credit scores to worry about: Yours, and your business's.

6 Moves Every First Year Freelancer Should Make

Working for yourself is rewarding. Make these moves in your first year of business, and you'll be set for success.

Don't Get Audited! How Your Side Gig Needs to Handle Taxes

The sharing economy has given us easy ways to make serious side cash. Just don't forget to set aside some for Uncle Sam!

6 Moves You Should Make Now for Your 2018 Taxes

The end of the year is fast approaching. Take some time now to get your taxes in order and you'll thank yourself come April.

How to Budget Consistently Without a Steady Paycheck

Adapting your finances to the freelance life takes a little finesse. No worries: You can budget like a boss even without a steady income.

7 Strategies for Paying Off Debt When Living on a Variable Income

Attention, freelancers! If you live on a variable income, it's time to rethink your debt payment strategy.

5 Signs It's Time to Close Your Business

Your business was your dream. But if it's doing more harm than good, the best thing you can do is walk away.

11 Ways Freelancers and Telecommuters Can Make Friends and Network

Working from home has its perks, but let's face facts — it gets a bit lonesome.

What to Do When You're Sick of Your Side Gig

The extra dollars from a side gig should reduce your stress, not add to it. Here's how to regain your balance.

9 Easy Ways Retirees Can Earn Extra Income

Who says the Internet gig economy is only for Millennials? Use it to help you boost your retirement income, too!

Freelance Your Way to More Income and Flexibility

The Internet has changed so much of our lives — especially our work lives. Harness the power of the network so set yourself free.

Day Job or Freelance: Which Is Right for You?

Still trying to decide if a day job or the freelance life is right for you? Here are the pros and cons of both.

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.