Being a freelancer may come with a lot of perks, but unfortunately, an automatic workplace pension isn’t one of them. While employees at a company can sign up for their company’s pension scheme, freelancers are in charge of arranging their own pension and putting aside money to contribute towards their future.
Money is a tricky topic even for the most experienced ones. As a self-employed, accounting & finances is among the 10 biggest challenges.
It’s the bane of freelancing existence – getting paid late. Late payments aren’t just some nuisance freelancers like to complain about – they can be a significant financial risk. At best, dealing with it wastes valuable time that you can spend either on work or enjoying your life. At worst, late payments mean that you’re unable to pay essential...
Freelancing is on the rise - every day we hear about independent consultants, freelancers and people starting their own business. More than 60 million people in the US are now freelancing and we’ve seen a similar trend in Europe as well. But are freelancers happy?
All freelancers have one challenge in common: setting a reasonable hourly rate. Beginners in particular often have a hard time deciding their hourly rate. Read on to avoid making rookie mistakes when it comes to setting your freelance rates!
Whether you’re a freelancing guru or someone who has just started out on their own, the one thing you’ll need to keep in mind as you manage finances is a bank account. What, where, and how? We’ve got you covered! Read on to find out more about banking for freelancers!
Freelancers across the world, work with just one goal in mind – ‘to get paid’. In order to successfully do so, they have to pick the right option from several available payment methods. So what’s the best method to get paid as a freelancer?
Freelancing is mostly associated with active income – you get paid for the hours you put in or for a certain workload, ideally a finished project. However, there is another way to earn money as a freelancer - passive income.
Learning how to write an invoice is a crucial skill for freelancers to have. Not receiving the correct amount of payment or not receiving it on time is a problem many freelancers face. A good invoice is often the key to solving these problems.
All freelancers (and anyone who has worked for a living, for that matter) have experienced the type of project that your client wants to be done yesterday. Can you relate?