Why Graphic Designers (And Everyone Else) Should Talk About Money

Why Graphic Designers (And Everyone Else) Should Talk About Money
Graphic designers take on projects that define their clients’ public image and persona. But many times, they aren’t paid fairly for that work. Fast Company’s Co.Design site recently ran a great piece on why graphic designers should talk more openly about money and how...

How To Save Money At Brunch

How To Save Money At Brunch
If you live or work in a city and belong to a certain class, brunch is a familiar ritual. The eggs benedict, the mimosas, the weird takes on biscuits and gravy or granola… Brunch is expensive, but it’s also something that’s kind of, well,...

Freelancer Personal Finance Tips

If you’re a freelancer--whether you’re an architect, a consultant, a musician, a writer, a beautician, you name it--taking charge of your finances will help you succeed at your business immeasurably. Over at 99designs, Tory Van Wey has five personal finance tips every freelancer should know....

Motiv: A Productivity App For Freelancers

Motiv
One of the biggest challenges freelancers face is how there’s no one-stop app for administrative tasks. Many self-employed folks (ourselves included) use separate products for time tracking, invoicing, and making project proposals. But one SaaS service on the market, Motiv, is trying something different:...

One Freelance Journalist’s Money Management Tips

Getting personal finances in order is harder for the freelance journalist than for certain other fields. Journalists and researchers usually spend a lot of (tax-deductible) money researching and covering stories. Adding to the mix, many publications do not pay writers or videographers on a...

Personal Finance Advice For Your Thirties

Here's some great advice, courtesy of Quartz's Jenny Anderson: Your career will be a million things, but never exactly what you want when you want it. It will be big and bright and shiny and then it won’t be. Maybe it will be again,...