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....

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...

Helaine Olen’s Pound Foolish: Yes, Personal Finance Experts Are Wrong Sometimes.

What if a lot of personal finance experts want to make you feel guilty? What if a lot of personal finance experts think it's your fault you're not rich? What if a lot of personal finance experts think daily joys will bankrupt you? Slate recently ran...

The Basics Of Personal Finance For Freelancers

Noone has to be broke. Becoming a money rockstar has to do with three connecting things: Making money, spending money, and saving money. If you don’t have enough money in your pocket, odds are that you’re going wrong with one of these. But that’s...

Money Lessons For College Graduates

The Simple Dollar's Holly Johnson has a great list of six things every college graduate needs to know about money: Learn about debt and interest. Credit cards aren't free money. Learn what it means to live below your means. Learn to compare job offers...

Digits – The New App That Saves You Money

Here's an interesting app: Digit is a new iOS, Android, and desktop web product that automatically takes care of saving for you. The California-based startup says their app can help you "save money without thinking about it." Similar to other apps such as Acorns (which takes your...