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...

The Best Reddit Personal Finance Tips

Social networking site Reddit can be massive and daunting to navigate--but it has some of the best financial advice on the internet. Reddit’s /personalfinance subsite (or sub-Reddit, as they call it) is a massive forum with tons of traffic devoted to all things personal finance....

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...

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...

24% Of Americans Make Money Online

24% of Americans reported earning money in the “gig economy” in 2015. A new study from the Pew Research Foundation says that the gig economy is bigger than we ever expected, and millions of Americans earn part-time or full-time income through services like Uber,...

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...