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...

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....

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...

Xero TaxTouch: A Tax App Just For Freelancers

Almost Millions: Personal Finance For Freelancers, 1099ers, & The Self-Employedvideo
I've always been a big fan of Xero, the excellent web-based accounting and bookkeeping software for small businesses. Now, Xero has an iPhone and iPad app designed just for freelancers and the self-employed in order to making taxes easier. Xero TaxTouch is a new app that...