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Endless holidays and free time? Here's what it's really like to be freelance

No boss, but six-day weeks and late payments. On National Freelancers Day, freelance journalist Suzanne Bearne weighs up if it’s worth it<p>It’s 11pm on Friday and instead of spilling out onto the pavement outside a pub in east London with a large glass of white wine in hand, my only tonic is filtered …

Employment

7 Dos and Don’ts for Freelancers Buying Health Insurance

Here's how to get the coverage you need.<p>When it comes to health insurance options for freelancers, a lot has changed in the past six years. Before …

Freelancers will appreciate this invoicing innovation

<i>This post is brought to you by Invoicely.</i><p>With the exploding number of freelancers and independent business owners, we might need to rework an old phrase to say, “Nothing is certain but death, taxes and invoices.”<p>Keeping track of which clients need to pay you, and which vendors need paying, is a …

Small Business

Want to be a Freelancer? Here's What CareerCast Says You'd Make in These Top Jobs

Just shy of 15 million Americans are self-employed today—and experts estimate freelancers will make up nearly 40 percent of the workforce within the next decade. With so many looking to work from home or on the road, it helps to know which careers are best-suited to freelancing—and how much they …

Employment

5 Services Connecting Businesses With Specialized Freelancers

Freelancers have become an important part of the workplace, providing a wide range of services to businesses of all sizes.<p>As online freelancers have become more prevalent, businesses have grown more sophisticated in putting them to use. Companies may have a full staff of salaried employees, a mix …