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Financial Planning for Freelancers: A Beginner’s Guide
May 14, 2019

Financial Planning for Freelancers: A Beginner’s Guide

Financial planning for the self-employed and freelance population is complex. Although the earning potential may be uncapped, income is often inconsistent, and it comes from various sources. And though the work may be fulfilling, figuring out how to live today and save for tomorrow in the face of variable income can be really stressful. Our[…]

[Ebook] How to Manage Your Clients Like a Boss
March 20, 2019

[Ebook] How to Manage Your Clients Like a Boss

Client management is critical for long-term success if your solopreneur business is focused on client engagements. Shows like Mad Men might have you believe that the key to successful client relationships is inherently linked to how much you entertain them. While strong camaraderie with your clients can be impactful, it’s not about the number of[…]

[Ebook] The Self-Employed Guide to Tax Deductions
February 11, 2019

[Ebook] The Self-Employed Guide to Tax Deductions

As a freelancer, you’re responsible for all the costs of your business. The good part is, you can take deductions which may help you save on taxes. Get started with our eBook, The Self-Employed Guide to Tax Deductions, written by tax experts at TurboTax. Here’s what to expect: How to report self-employment business income and[…]

[Ebook] How to Price Yourself as a Freelancer
January 16, 2019

[Ebook] How to Price Yourself as a Freelancer

How to price yourself as a freelancer can be tricky. Some charge hourly, some by project, and some use an entirely different approach. When you’re the boss, you get to decide how to do it and how much to charge, so don’t forget to factor in costs such as insurance, retirement, taxes, paid leave, etc.[…]

[Ebook] Freelance Tax Forms Library
January 9, 2019

[Ebook] Freelance Tax Forms Library

In the exciting world of freelancing, the good is balanced out by an often complex financial system: quarterly taxes, variable income, deductions, reporting income or loss on Schedule C, etc. If you get confused by this, don’t worry, we’ve got your back. Our friends at TurboTax wrote a few articles on some of the most[…]

[Ebook] The Beginner’s Self-Employment Tax Guide
January 4, 2019

[Ebook] The Beginner’s Self-Employment Tax Guide

Our new Field Guide is written by experts at TurboTax and is brought to you by bSolo. It’s a solid intro to the tax aspects of setting up your solo venture, as well as your duties as a self-employed or freelance taxpayer. What you’ll learn: How to choose a legal structure for your business of[…]

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