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Carrie Smith

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Budgeting, Hustling
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Boulder, Colorado, United States
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SINK (Single Income, No Kids)
Freelance Finance Expert
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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Amazon Influencers. All opinions are 100% mine. Can you really make money with affiliate marketing without a blog? Yes! And there are actually a lot of options to do so. Affiliate marketing is basically a referral program that allows you to recommend certain products, … The post How to Make Money With Affiliate Marketing and Amazon (Without a Blog) appeared ...
Posted: May 24 2018 @ 9:00 AM
No matter what type of business you’ve built it’s vital you find accounting software that keeps tracks of your business income and expenses. And that’s where FreshBooks comes in! Over the years, FreshBooks has offered many different iterations of their software. The great thing though is that compared to other complicated accounting programs (like QuickBooks … The post FreshBooks Review 2018: Try Cloud Accounting Software Free for 60 Days appeared first ...
Posted: May 23 2018 @ 9:00 AM
Improving your life as a small business owner starts by making small but positive changes. There are so many aspects of our lives that need to be taken care of: health, financial, social, personal and business. Some days it can feel overwhelming trying to balance everything and still find enjoyment in your work. One of … The post How to Improve Your Life by Tracking Every Tiny Business Expense appeared first ...
Posted: May 17 2018 @ 9:00 AM
Finding an online bank that has the features you need to support your personal expenses and freelance business is a huge deal. At the most basic level, you want free, easy-to-use, and a high-interest rate for your money to grow. This is why you need to check out Discover Bank’s suite of online accounts! Nope, … The post Discover Bank Review: Completely Free Personal Banking for the Self-Employed appeared first on ...
Posted: May 04 2018 @ 9:00 AM
Are you ready to fix your finances? In this post that’s exactly what I’m talking about! In the past I’ve talked about the business systems you need to take back your work day. And I’ve also explained the ten things you can do every week to automate and streamline your business. These are strategies you … The post 5 Insanely Simple Ways to Fix Your Finances With a Money System appeared ...
Posted: May 01 2018 @ 9:00 AM
Have you ever wished that you file your self-employed taxes online without the hassle of dealing with a complicated interface? Now you can with a great new option from H&R Block Tax Software! H&R Block recently rolled out a new Self-Employed Online Tax Filing option for small business owners and the self-employed. This is in … The post H&R Block Tax Software: Self-Employed Online Tax Filing Made Easy appeared first on ...
Posted: Apr 27 2018 @ 9:00 AM
Learning how to stay focused while working at home isn’t always easy. It takes practice and time to find out what routine works best and what times of the day you function most. When you first quit your job to be your own boss, you were probably super excited to take back the one thing … The post Reclaim Your Time: How to Stay Focused While Working at Home appeared first ...
Posted: Apr 27 2018 @ 9:00 AM
Anyone can become a virtual assistant and get paid to do what they love. I’ve proven it! One of the first dollars I ever earned as an online business owner was by working for another entrepreneur as her Marketing Assistant. I helped promote her ebooks through researching and creating posts for guest blogging campaigns, creating … The post How to Become a Virtual Assistant and Earn Your First $500 (Even as ...
Posted: Apr 09 2018 @ 9:00 AM
Learning to file self-employed taxes online may seem daunting at first. Especially if you don’t have any tax experience or much knowledge. But that doesn’t mean you should miss out on saving money. In fact, you can easily create systems for your business income and expense, while saving $500+ in tax filing fees. By the time … The post How to File Self-Employed Taxes Online for $100 or Less appeared first on ...
Posted: Apr 03 2018 @ 9:00 AM
Figuring how to pay off debt when self-employed is tough. You’re not sure where to start, or what strategies will actually work. I mean, you have inconsistent income after-all. How the heck are you supposed to pay off debt quickly' One thing most people don’t talk about is how much of a roller coaster being … The post 18 Fast Ways to Pay Off Debt When Self-Employed appeared first on careful ...
Posted: Mar 30 2018 @ 9:00 AM


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