Don’t Buy Cheap Clothes

A word of advice: Even if you're broke, don't buy cheap clothes. Buying cheap clothes might be cheaper in the short run, but it will cost you much more over the years. More expensive quality clothing--not just clothing that's more expensive, but clothing that's made...

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,...

SimplyInsured: Health Insurance Guide For Small Businesses

Finding the best health insurance for employees at your small business isn't easy. A competitive marketplace, confusing changes to the Affordable Care Act, and rising costs make things difficult for independent entrepreneurs. That's why we're such big fans of SimplyInsured, a health insurance guide...

Cheap Ikea Ideas To Try

Cheap Ikea Ideas
When the world needs cheap furniture, the world goes to Ikea. The global furniture chain is a favorite for business and home life… and that makes it a natural for freelancers and the self-employed. Visiting Ikea on a busy weekend can be a soul-crushing experience....

Yes, You Need An Emergency Fund

Yes, You Need An Emergency Fund
So… I always feel like a wet blanket talking about savings and emergency funds. But here’s the sad, necessary truth: If you’re self-employed, you need an emergency fund. More specifically, anyone who’s freelancing or self-employed needs to have at least several months salary stashed inside...

Pet Budgeting 101

Many of us have adorable animal companions, and we care for them dearly. But much like children, pets cost money to take care of. Along with costs for food, healthcare, and petsitting, there are also unexpected expenses to take care of. If you're a pet parent...