Unemployed Freelancer Blues: How Freelancers Can Receive Unemployment Benefits

Unemployment Benefits For Freelancers
If you’re a freelancer or independent contractor who’s no longer working with your primary client, you may be unemployed by many people’s standards. The same applies if your freelance career is experiencing a slow period for a number of months. But does this mean...

Free Things On Airplanes

via GIPHY These days, you're lucky if you get so much as a snack on a cross-country flight for free. But if you're flying, you might not be aware of some of the complimentary things flight attendants will gladly offer you. Here's a list, courtesy of...

The Freelance Isn’t Free Act: Legal Protections For NYC Freelancers

Freelance Isn't Free Act
Being a freelancer shouldn’t mean working double duty as a collections agency. Nearly all freelancers and self-employed workers have encountered clients who refuse to pay. Sadly, late-paying clients are extremely commonplace. But what if a piece of legislation could establish protections for freelancers similar to those larger...

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,...

Relationships & Money: When Couples Fight

Relationships & Money: Why Couples Fight
Here’s something random and kind-of interesting: The federal government subsidizes programs encouraging low-income couples to marry. By doing that, the government hopes to create families that are more resilient and less likely to break up. But these programs, which have names like the Healthy...

Don’t Romanticize Poverty

A lot of times, I hear people romanticize poverty. They laud the moral strength of not having enough to eat, and argue that not having a lot of money to pay for rent is a sign of an upright life. Or that their parents...