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FREELANCING-A PERSONAL STORY

Brian O'Sullivan | January 4, 2017

FREELANCING- A PERSONAL STORY I get asked daily by my friends what’s it like not to have a 9-5. “It’s great,” I always answer. “But like, what do you do?” They ask. Well this article is for you guys. My avoidance of the typical 9-5 job started right after college. I graduated from UC Santa […]

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February 7, 2017

Increase in Online Shopping Means Increase in Fraud, Here’s How to Protect Yourself

There’s no denying that online fraud is worse than ever, because every day it’s worse than the day before. Hackers are getting smarter, and even though technology to prevent them is getting better, it seems like the hackers are often much quicker. Why does this fraud keep growing? Simple. It’s an easy way to make […]

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February 28, 2017

Should You Leave Your Day Job and Join the Gig Economy

It’s barely Tuesday and you’re already daydreaming about the weekend. It’s not unusual. It’s happening in offices all around the country. It could be happening at the desk right next to you. Part of the appeal of working a day job is the security. You know you’re getting that bi-monthly check. You know how much […]

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January 16, 2017

6 Stress-Relieving Tax Tips for 1099 Wage Earners (And 3 Common Mistakes)

The end Tax-time is near. However, for 1099 wage earners who pay in over $1000 in taxes, tax-time is near more than once a year. That leads directly into a few common mistakes 1099 earners make, so let’s get started… 3 Common 1099 Mistakes Taxes can be a little more complex for 1099 wage earners, […]

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April 24, 2017

How to Get the Most Out of Working Those Extra Gig Hours

The Gig Economy provides some fun opportunities to earn extra income. Sometimes it can be hard to tackle everything in your life while working extra hours. There are ways to stay organized and keep from overworking yourself. Let’s start with priorities… Priorities Start by prioritizing your needs. What do you want to get out of working […]

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September 29, 2017

Gig Economy: World Edition

I have spent 99% of my articles talking about the Gig Economy as it pertained to the United States, but guess what? There’s a whole big world out there. So let’s take a look at how the Gig Economy is doing outside the U.S. The first place we have to look at is England, because […]

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October 17, 2017

The Gig Economy: More than Uber and Airbnb

In my last post, I looked at the ways in which the Gig Economy was in trouble around the world. UBER losing their license in London (currently on appeal), French laborers losing their jobs, and gig workers in Australia giving up rights that they’ve taken decades to get. However, as with most things related to […]

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May 8, 2017

A Quick Guide to Safely Buying Cars Online

We’re all becoming more comfortable shopping online, but the really big purchases can still be a little scary. We trust Amazon and eBay for books, movies, and household items, but what about the stuff that’s well into the thousands? In this guide, I’m specifically going to cover one of the most common and most expensive purchases: […]

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February 13, 2017

How Trump’s Tax Plan Will Impact Small Business Owners

Let’s continue diving into President Trump’s tax plan, and his ideas going forward. If you missed the two previous posts, be sure to go back and check them out here and here. Now let’s get into some specifics. How will Trump’s tax plan affect small business owners? The tax future is actually pretty bright for […]

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March 6, 2017

Beyond Uber and Airbnb: 6 Up-and-Coming Companies in the Gig Economy

I know you’ve heard of Uber and Airbnb. If you’ve been around the Gig Economy for long, you’ve also heard of Postmates, Lyft and Taskrabbit. But there are new companies demanding their way into this new shared economy all the time. The truth is, more people are getting second jobs everyday, and people are interested […]

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