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How to Survive Unemployment

How to survive unemployment, especially when everything seems so unsure for you? Let me share with you a financial + quality of life guide to surviving unemployment and dealing with finances without a job. My husband and I have each been laid…
Health Insurance Without a Job

Health Insurance Without a Job -What We Did

Looking for health insurance without a job? It can be tricky to find an affordable plan, especially if you were just recently unemployed. Here's what we did when my husband lost his job. While I don’t wish to discount the entire month of…
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Blogger + Small Business Resources

This past year I went through a blogging and business boot camp of sorts—at times, it was as intense as that college semester when I took 22 credits, worked part-time, wrote my 72-page senior thesis, and held down an internship. And yet it…
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Surviving {and Thriving} in My First Year of Self Employment + Action Steps for You

In the last few weeks—yes, just in the last few weeks—I have felt a shift in my work. Things are feeling like they are starting to click and play together. Systems I awkwardly and skeptically created are starting to pay me back in time and…
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How we’re Handling Health Insurance in Unemployment

While I don’t wish to discount the entire month of November—aside from a ton of paperwork, it was a pretty nice month—I can say that in the back of my mind there was a ticking time bomb counting down to November 30th (aka the day we were…
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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.   That’s fantastic…