Uber Offering Drivers Personal Injury Insurance

Uber Offering Drivers Personal Injury Insurance
Some good news for Uber drivers (and passengers): Uber is offering drivers personal injury insurance in eight different states, as well as the United Kingdom. A new pilot program that launched in May 2017 means drivers now have more protection if injured while on...

Freelancer Negotiation Skills (And Self-Employed Too)

There’s something funny about self-employment for a lot of folks who have multiple clients: Despite the fact that they’re good at what they do, they’re uncomfortable negotiating rates and contracts. Freelancer negotiation skills aren’t something that pop out of the ether like a magical...

Fiverr Algorithm Changes: What To Know

Fiverr, the popular freelance services marketplace, is changing its algorithm. The company is tweaking their search placement algorithm over the next few months--which means changes for Fiverr’s buyers and sellers. Fiverr Algorithm Changes: What’s Happening According to a Fiverr forum post, testing is taking place to...

New Promotions Coming To Amazon Associates May 2017

Amazon Associates, Amazon’s popular affiliate marketing program, is getting some new features this May. Several new promotions mean affiliate marketing sites have more opportunities to make money… and there are some changes to Amazon’s affiliate rules as well. If you’re unfamiliar with Amazon’s affiliate marketing...

Productivity Faceoff: Todoist Vs. Microsoft To-Do

Todoist Vs. Microsoft To-Do
It’s official: Wunderlist is shutting down. A lot of users who depend on Wunderlist for productivity and to-do lists are looking for new apps. Todoist is Wunderlist’s best known competitor, and has plenty of users. But there’s a bit of good news for Wunderlist...

Wunderlist Shutting Down: Microsoft “Retiring” Productivity App

Wunderlist Shutting Down
Wunderlist, the popular productivity app, is sailing into the sunset. In late April, Microsoft (who acquired Wunderlist in 2015), announced that they are shutting down Wunderist and launching a new to-do app called Microsoft To-Do. The new app, Microsoft says, will eventually “Bring more...

The Gig Economy, Marketplaces & Contract Workers

Let’s talk about the “gig economy” for a few minutes. You might have heard that buzzterm lately — Great to host TED talks about! Great to discuss at SXSW! Great to get a funding round for! — but the actual gig economy? Well, it’s a little different. What Is...

Self-Employed Tax Tips

Self-Employed Tax Tips
Tax season is upon us here at Almost Millions. This year, individuals have three extra days to file taxes--because April 15 falls on a Saturday and Monday, April 17 is a holiday in the District of Columbia, Tax Day 2017 is Tuesday, April 18. With...

Finding Your Lyft And Uber Tax Forms

Get ready all you Uber and Lyft drivers: Tax time is almost here. Both Lyft and Uber have released their 2016 tax info, including 1099s, to their drivers. Here’s a quick and easy guide for finding your tax information, summaries, and 1099s. Finding Your Lyft And...

Independent Contractor Advice From SXSW

There are a ton of 1099 workers out there who are paid as independent contractors. If you’re reading this, in fact, there are pretty good odds you’re paid by 1099. But getting paid by 1099 means that you have to work a bit harder...

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