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22 Set/10

Skip Incorporating as a Freelancer Unless Your Accountant Tells You To [Freelancing]

Skip Incorporating as a Freelancer Unless Your Accountant Tells You To [Freelancing]

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Freelancing itself is a bold venture, and to many, the idea of creating your own legal entity around it feels both proper and very cool. One experienced self-employed contractor suggests skipping the expensive process, however, unless you’ve got a specific business case. More » (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Continua a leggere...

14 Set/09

Get Control of Your Nickel-and-Dime Spending with Mint [Saving Money]

Get Control of Your Nickel-and-Dime Spending with Mint [Saving Money]

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Ed. note: Lifehacker alum Kyle Pott let his coffee habit get out of control the last couple of years; here’s how he used the financial tracking tools at Mint to identify and get a handle on his expensive coffee addiction. Take a look at the graph above–it’s pretty easy to see how much I love coffee. Let me clarify, though, that I never drink fancy coffee drinks. All of my spending on coffee since 2007...

7 Ago/09

Why I Stopped Being Paranoid and Started Using Mint

Why I Stopped Being Paranoid and Started Using Mint

The idea of giving anyone my online banking usernames and passwords sends shivers up my spine. But my finances are more irregular than ever right now, so I’ve got to keep a close eye on them. For the last seven years, every month I dutifully fired up Microsoft Money (then later, Intuit’s Quicken) on my computer to balance my accounts. Now that I’m freelancing, it’s either feast or famine in my checking account, and that makes me want to jump off the roof instead...


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13 Mag/09

Use a Sub-Savings Account for Unexpected Expenses [Money Tip]

Use a Sub-Savings Account for Unexpected Expenses [Money Tip]

It would be nice if we were always prepared for flat tires, traffic tickets, laptop coffee-spills, emergency flights, and other unexpected expenses. But we’re not—even though they consistently happen, month after month. Photo by Adam Tinworth. “The real troubles in your life are apt to be things that never crossed your worried mind, the kind that blindside you at 4 pm on some idle Tuesday.” — Mary Schmich Ironically, the expenses themselves may be unexpected,...

24 Apr/09

Essential Tools for Starting Up Your Side Business [Entrepreneurship]

Essential Tools for Starting Up Your Side Business [Entrepreneurship]

Finally getting serious about turning your hobby into a side business? Dozens of free and cheap do-it-yourself tools make setting up a professional virtual storefront easy. Photo by intenteffect. Now that you’ve paid your income taxes, you want to turn your nights and weekends into an extra income stream (and business expenditures into tax deductions). With the recession in full swing and pink slips getting handed out at the job, now’s a great time to take the leap and set...

15 Apr/09

The Pros and Cons of Credit, Debit, and Charge Cards [UltraNewb]

The Pros and Cons of Credit, Debit, and Charge Cards [UltraNewb]

In a world where out-of-hand credit led to serious debt on both Wall Street and Main Street (here you thought those cliches had been put to rest), it’s time for a little personal finance 101. Photo by Andres Rueda . The Simple Dollar personal finance weblog takes a beginner’s look at the pros and cons of three kinds of plastic: Charge cards, debit cards , and credit cards —explaining the differences between each, including the advantages and disadvantages of each payment...

14 Apr/09

RetailMeNot Adds Printable Coupons for Offline Savings [Saving Money]

RetailMeNot Adds Printable Coupons for Offline Savings [Saving Money]

Popular online coupon search web site RetailMeNot has added a new printable coupon feature that indexes over 90,000 printable coupons for saving cash when you’re not shopping online. The new printable coupons are searchable by location, and results display on a Google Map so you can quickly check out deals nearby. It’s got a little ways to go before it’s the first place we’d go to find a deal locally, but I’m already impressed with the decent results I’m...

24 Gen/09

SpendingDiary is a Simple Expense Tracker [Personal Finance]

SpendingDiary is a Simple Expense Tracker [Personal Finance]

SpendingDiary is a simple, functional web-based expense tracker that tags expenditures, generates reports, and gives good data on your money flow. The site has a completely functional demonstration account available—a nice touch that makes it really easy to test drive without handing over an email address. SpendingDiary has a simple interface—for every entry you assign a name, a category, and the amount you spent. You can generate reports for the day, week, month, or a custom...

14 Nov/08

The Most Recession-Proof Jobs [Economy]

The Most Recession-Proof Jobs [Economy]

Personal finance weblog Get Rich Slowly rounds up ten 46 of the most recession-proof jobs as designated by four different experts, covering the gamut from engineering, construction, and agriculture to energy, computers and high tech, and tailoring. Aside from dusting off your sewing machine and preparing for a career change, check out how your fellow readers plan to recession-proof their careers, then take a look at free web-based tools to keep yourself accountable at work. Photo by aturkus. (Fonte:...