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Calling all Freelance/Paycheck couples...(wall o text, sorry!)

How do you budget? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 4, 2014 - 8 answers

What's the best way for a UK company to pay American worker bees?

About a month ago, a British company hired me to work 25+ hours a week for three months, with the possibility to go full-time after that if my coworker and I land a certain number of clients. (We're opening its New York office.) Payment is a clusterfuck. [more inside]
posted by jessca84 on Oct 20, 2013 - 3 answers

As a teacher, can I refer students to my professional business?

I teach writing to adults. When they ask me to edit something that's not for class (say, for their professional work), can I refer them to my private writing/editing business, even if they're currently enrolled in my class? [more inside]
posted by toomuchkatherine on Aug 12, 2013 - 5 answers

Getting Your Creative Motivation Back After A Long Dry Spell?

I went on a long, long break form my creative career cause I was feeling burnt out due to some failures and now I can't seem to get back into it, possibly because I no longer have a financial incentive to do so. How can I fix this? Warning: Long, super privileged person problems. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 7, 2013 - 18 answers

You want to use my article somewhere else? Well, er...

Wrote an article for publication on the web. Billed the client for the article, but did not specify any charges for re-use of the article elsewhere. Now the client just got back to me, saying that they liked it so much they want to use the article on another website which was not specified in the original contract. What should I do next? [more inside]
posted by micketymoc on Dec 7, 2012 - 4 answers

Does it really take that long to cough up $500?

Freelance/small business filter: How to handle clients that you are ambivalent about working with? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 6, 2012 - 5 answers

30 something seeking career advice

Help a thirty-something year old find his way (back) in his career [more inside]
posted by vincentv on Apr 6, 2012 - 9 answers

Freelance payment...

I have a day job, and I also freelance as a graphic artist/illustrator. I've only been getting paid for my work for the past few months, and I haven't had a problem getting compensated. Until now. [more inside]
posted by cartoonella on Oct 28, 2011 - 8 answers

I want to crank my freelancing up a notch

I am looking for tips on becoming a successful freelance writer. I have a degree in English, and I currently write for Textbroker. [more inside]
posted by Ostara on May 27, 2010 - 9 answers

Tricky tax situation, what to do?

Asking on behalf of a friend who is silly enough to not have a MeFi account, but smart enough to know she will find answers here: "I am a freelance translator and I'm about to finish a big project for a US based company. The job is quite complex and long, so a fair amount of money is going to come my way. I have been moving around for the past 2 years, so I am not quite sure how to handle the invoicing / taxes. I'll explain my current situation and I would appreciate any advice, insight, etc. [more inside]
posted by mjewell on Mar 16, 2010 - 5 answers

How do I market myself as a financial management coach with looking skanky?

How do I market myself as a financial management coach with looking skanky? [more inside]
posted by frodoxiii on Mar 3, 2010 - 5 answers

Need Instant Good Money, Who Doesn't?

Is there anything similar to Mechanical Turk on the Internet? [more inside]
posted by VC Drake on Aug 25, 2009 - 5 answers

How do I get my client to pay?

How do I get my money from a client who is trying to dodge me? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 28, 2009 - 18 answers

How to make money off eHow?

Can one make decent money (over $100/month) by writing eHow.com articles? If so, any tips? [more inside]
posted by spacefire on Mar 11, 2009 - 1 answer

Ways to insulate oneself from the economic downturn?

Ways to make extra cash during the economic downturn? [more inside]
posted by mintchip on Mar 11, 2009 - 10 answers

Self-employment tax help for out-of-state web work

Self-employment tax help for out-of-state web work [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 24, 2009 - 9 answers

What kind of records do most sole proprietors, freelancers and consultants keep?

What sort of state of organization are the financial records of most sole proprietorships in? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 17, 2009 - 5 answers

How to be a working nomad?

I am a recent college graduate and I also suffer a good deal of wanderlust. There is the inevitable problem of combining work and play. At my university, the only career advice I received was graduate school or working the traditional 9-5 job. I'm wondering if it's possible to travel and earn money? [more inside]
posted by bodywithoutorgans on Jan 27, 2009 - 22 answers

Help me fuel my Starbucks addiction through freelancing!

What are some good sites to find short-term freelance writing/Internet gigs? Similar to this post, I'm looking for some temp work that will bring in a little supplemental income. [more inside]
posted by adverb on Aug 13, 2008 - 4 answers

Artist + biz = hope me

Has anyone used mac freelance to manage their freelance biz? [more inside]
posted by typewriter on Jul 29, 2008 - 3 answers

Will shoot for money!

Tips for finding well-paying photography gigs? [more inside]
posted by sixcolors on Jul 3, 2008 - 12 answers

How much to charge for simple layout work?

I'm asking for a friend of mine: this company she used to work for has contacted her and asked her to design brochures for them. Problem is, she doesn't have any real design experience and has absolutely no idea what to charge them. [more inside]
posted by reallygoodgirl on Sep 7, 2007 - 7 answers

Make money fast?

I'm a web developer, not a designer. How can I leverage my skills to make some cash outside of my day job? [more inside]
posted by Leon on Jun 2, 2007 - 10 answers

USA freelancing from abroad?

Are there any US citizens here who have lived abroad but did freelance or contract work for clients in the States who can share their experiences? I am a US citizen living in Australia as a Permanent Resident since 2001. I have just gotten some freelance work from the States and need to figure out who I need to talk to on which shores to figure out the details. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 13, 2007 - 10 answers

Tax accountant in Toronto?

Freelance artist seeks accountant in Toronto. [more inside]
posted by Robot Johnny on Jan 3, 2007 - 7 answers

Depositing money made freelancing into a 401k

I have a full-time job at a company that offers a 401k program which I'm currently participating in. I also have some freelance jobs that I'm doing. Is it possible to take all the money I get from my freelance work and put it into my 401k and avoid being taxed on it until I eventually take it out at retirement. [more inside]
posted by blim8183 on Nov 26, 2006 - 8 answers

Freelancing Advice

I'm about to start some freelance web design work, this is my first time doing something like this, what do I need to know about taxes and sending my client bills? [more inside]
posted by blim8183 on Nov 11, 2006 - 11 answers

The best way to professionally raise my rates?

Independent contractor filter: what is the best way to simultaneously raise my rates and not lose the business? [more inside]
posted by Famous on Aug 15, 2006 - 15 answers

Cashed rubber checks - now I want my money!

I'm a newbie freelancer. Two of my clients, owing me money for services, wrote me checks that bounced. [more inside]
posted by brianvan on Jul 28, 2006 - 27 answers

Little bits of paper with monetary value...

How can I deposit a check made out to an as-yet-nonexistent business entity rather than to me personally? [more inside]
posted by killdevil on May 22, 2006 - 10 answers

I got the job! Now, what?

So, I was just offered a job. It's a 12 month contract that will be going perm in the next year. So, first order of business is to find health insurance. Help me find the best option for me. [more inside]
posted by fletchmuy on Dec 8, 2005 - 5 answers

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