It’s close to tax filing time, and it’s not too late to make sure you have deducted all your eligible business expenses if you’re a gig worker. First, a disclaimer: I’m not a tax expert, so I have one do my taxes. This post is based on advice from Senior Editor Rocky Mengle at Kiplinger, … Continue reading Tax Deductions for Gig Workers
As a result of changing employer-employee relationships, many professionals are choosing to freelance as a way to take control of their careers, finances, and future. In fact, recent reports have indicated that nearly 40% of the U.S. workforce—or 60 million Americans—performed freelance work in the past year alone. If you’re one of the millions considering making the leap … Continue reading FlexJobs 2022 Freelancing Report
The working world is shifting rapidly, and it can be a challenge to keep up. As The Great Resignation marches on, gig-based jobs and working from home are becoming ubiquitous, which is great news for parents with disabilities. If being able to set your own schedule and manage your obligations and limitations while still satisfying … Continue reading Guest Post: Startup Advice for Entrepreneurs With Disabilities
Taylor Pearson is the Author of The End of Jobs: Money, Meaning and Freedom Without the 9-to-5. I’ve written about his take on employment and job security in the 21st century economy. He believes that today, having a job (no matter how good), is a risky proposition. Becoming an entrepreneur is the only way to … Continue reading The 21st Century Do It Yourself Apprenticeship
What’s next in your career? Your life? Millions of people have been rethinking their lives and careers during this period of uncertainty. You’re not alone if you’re thinking about changing the way you work. I’ve been writing about the Gig Economy for over a decade, and working in it for almost 30 years – alongside … Continue reading Your Work. Your Life. Your Way.
I’ve been writing about the Gig Economy for over a decade and coached many workers on how to add gigs to their careers. It’s been exciting to watch people take control of their careers and financial security. I think we’ve hit the perfect storm for the Gig Economy, and a recent Forbes online interview with … Continue reading The Perfect Storm for the Gig Economy
I’ve written before about what economists are calling “The Great Resignation.” A recent Wall Street Journal article says, “Employers are seeing a wave of sabbaticals, leaves of absence and job departures this year in what’s been dubbed “The Great Resignation.” In July, 2.7% of U.S. workers left their jobs, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, … Continue reading Thinking of Taking a Career Break? How to Prepare your Finances for What’s Next
Online freelance platform Fiverr partnered with Rockbridge Associates for a fourth year to analyze over tax returns from annually compiled Non-Employer U.S. Census Bureau statistics to explore the size, growth and skills of freelance workers across the 30 largest metropolitan cities for independent knowledge-based work. These workers include anyone who receives a 1099 at the end of … Continue reading Fiverr’s Fourth Annual Freelance Economic Impact Report