making the jump to self employment

Making the Jump to Self-Employment

This post was written by freelance writer and blogger Mike Collins.   So you’ve decided to take the plunge and ditch your day job to focus on building your own business or freelancing as an independent contractor.  …
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Self-Employment Update: Six Months after Taking the Leap

August 1st marks the start of my sixth month as a full-time blogger and freelance writer. The last update I did was at the one month, right-out-of-the-gates mark, and I thought it would be a great time to reflect on my experiences and progress…
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How a Cosigner's Credit is Affected (Cosign Vs. Authorized User)

Thinking about getting someone to cosign your loan? We look at how is a cosigner's credit affected by you piggybacking off of their good score. I received an interesting reader question several months ago concerning whether or not getting a…
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Implement Any of the 5 Languages of Love without Spending a Dime

Looking for a 5 love languages list? I provide the 5 Love languages summary, and then list out how you can meet the needs of your partner without spending a dime (no matter which their love language). My husband and I recently completed The…