How To Make Cheap Trader Joe’s Meals

How To Make Quick Trader Joe's Meals
Trader Joe's is perfect for making quick, affordable meals. Here are a few ideas for easy meals for busy workweeks.

Creative Freelancer Personal Finance: The Podcast

Creative freelancers are designers, writers, musicians, artists, animators, photographers, and similar types. They are either self-employed or run their own business. Many creative freelancers have very particular money and personal finance concerns. And, crucially, they like spending more time being creative than shuffling paperwork. Xero’s awesome...

Financial Infidelity: When Partners Lie About Money

Slate’s personal finance editor, Helaine Olen, just wrote a fine piece on financial infidelity and what happens on relationships when partners aren’t honest about their finances. Financial infidelity is much more common than you might expect… and shows up in relationships more often than...

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....

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...

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...