I am writing this post at 28,000 feet on a wobbly tray table on the way home from FinCon, the annual conference for financial bloggers and the media. Don’t worry, it will be in the upright and locked position when we land.
This week we welcome entrepreneur, hustler, and professional wrestler Martin Dasko. Martin started earning money at the ripe age of 11, and has never slowed down. Learn how he makes his living (and has fun) writing, traveling, and competing in the squared circle.
If you regularly read my online income reports, you know that I make most of my online income from freelance work. While I love this blog, and it led to nearly all of my freelancing opportunities, my bread and butter online is article writing and website design and support for other bloggers and companies.
Along the way, I learned a lot about managing your hobby business professionally. In fact, I have come so far that I am going to speak at FinCon15 this fall on the topic at an “ask the expert roundtable” session! Here’s a preview of what I’ll cover, and how you can get started as a freelance professional from the get go.[Read more…] about How to Act Professionally as a Freelancer
Now that you have done a full account inventory and closed your inactive accounts, it is time to making tracking your accounts and organizing your statements easier and quicker. I use a few free tools to keep my accounts and transactions organized, and you get them setup in just a few minutes.
IFTTT is one of the most useful (and free) web apps I have ever found. IFTTT, which stands for “If This, Then That” can automatically connect you, your social media, news, and tons of other apps for automatic actions. Here are a few of my favorite recipes for staying connected to your finances and saving money.
I drive 20 miles in rush hour traffic to work and back every day. I have a good job at a good company and I live where I want to live around friends and a great neighborhood. But connecting the two is torture every day. Here are six ways I’ve found to make the drive less terrible.