10 Money Tips For Airbnb Hosts

Hosting on Airbnb and meeting people from around the world (while making some money!) is awesome. But it’s also a business, and many people don’t realize that. The average Airbnb host has a lot of responsibilities. Hosts make sure guests have an enjoyable stay, but...

Google Calendar New Features: What To Know

Google Calendar New Features
Google Calendar on the web is getting a makeover with some new features that will make work much easier. The new website for Google Calendar features a material design interface that takes a lot of cues from the Google Calendar mobile app, and adds some...

Unemployed Freelancer Blues: How Freelancers Can Receive Unemployment Benefits

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...

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...

Freelancers & Lawsuits: How To Protect Yourself

Freelancer Insurance
One of the career hazards of working as a freelance journalist is worrying about lawsuits. Any journalist worth their salt will occasionally antagonize much more powerful figures, and this can occasionally lead to the courtroom. Lawsuits funded by third parties have targeted journalists quite...

Tipping in Uber

After years of requests from drivers and riders, Uber is finally adding in-app tipping for rides in the United States in Canada. Although passengers in Lyft could tip their drivers through their app for years, UberX passengers had to give their drivers tips in...