One Freelance Journalist’s Money Management Tips

Money scrabble
Getting personal finances in order is harder for the freelance journalist than for certain other fields. Journalists and researchers usually spend a lot of (tax-deductible) money researching and covering stories. Adding to the mix, many publications do not pay writers or videographers on a...

Self-Employed Tax Tips

Self-Employed Tax Tips
Tax season is upon us here at Almost Millions. This year, individuals have three extra days to file taxes--because April 15 falls on a Saturday and Monday, April 17 is a holiday in the District of Columbia, Tax Day 2017 is Tuesday, April 18. With...

Freelancer Personal Finance Tips

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....

Xero: Accounting Software For The Self-Employed

One of the toughest parts of self-employment is keeping track of bills, payments, invoicing and expenses. That's why we're so happy Xero exists. Xero is, by our estimation, an amazing way to handle accounting and bookkeeping for your self-employed business. Almost Millions suggests that you work...

Starting A LLC For Freelancers: Pros And Cons

Bills, bills, bills
There are advantages and disadvantages to starting a LLC for freelancers. Weighed with alternatives like being a sole proprietor or forming a S-Corporation, you have to decide what is right for you. Forming a single-employee Limited Liability Corporation, or LLC, as a freelancer is one...

The Best Reddit Personal Finance Tips

By Tony Webster from Portland, Oregon, United States - Change, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=39882332
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....