Category: Budget and Money

Budget and Money

When budgeting, fight for your promo codes!

Promo codes are often important when you’re budgeting. Sometimes, you’ll only get something because you have a promo code to get it for free or a set amount of money off that means that item you wanted fits within your personal budget. Those promo codes don’t always get applied properly. What that happens, make sure […]

Budget and Money

Where I write for revenue share in 2019

Many people write for revenue share. It’s not dead, although it’s not what it was when I started writing online almost a decade ago. Plenty has changed and it’s why I have blogs of my own to turn to. However, I do still write at sites for revenue share and I don’t feel guilty or […]

Budget and Money

Revenue Share Sites: Where I Stand as of May 2018

I know I said this would be out May 1. I had it all written and then Canva was down when I went to create the images. Typical, huh? It’s the start of May and I promised a look at where I stand with revenue share sites. This is a look at the changes that […]

Budget and Money

How I Became a Professional Writer and Made $4,000+ Per Month In 2016

In 2016, my writing career took off. I made at least $4,000 per month, with some months surpassing that considerably. Debts were paid off and our situation changed to allowing both my husband and I to be home with our girls. I did it all with freelance writing. My affiliate marketing income hasn’t taken off […]

Budget and Money

Why Your Blog Isn’t Making You Money

Now you’ve set your blog up, you’re waiting for people to come and visit. If you really are just sitting there and watching the stat counter—whichever one you have set up—you’re doing it all wrong. You need to get proactive if you want your blog to make you some money. If after a month or […]

Budget and Money

Tax Time as a Freelance Writer: Do You Have Course Expenses?

Tax time as a freelance writer doesn’t need to be…well…taxing for a lack of better word. While I prefer having my accountant friend deal with most of it, I like to know if something I pay for can be classed as a business expense. It took me a long time to realize that course expenses […]

Budget and Money

Tax Time as a Freelance Writer: Claiming Your Home Office Costs

Most freelance writers work from home. While that helps to cut down on travel costs, unless you have business meetings or conferences you want to attend, there are other costs associated with home offices. There is some good news when it comes to tax time for freelance writers. There are a number of home office […]

Budget and Money

Tax Time as a Freelance Writer: Remember Your Travel Expenses

Tax time isn’t that far away. For those in the UK, the deadline for last year’s self-assessment is January 31, 2014. In the US, tax time is in April, as far as I believe. The two systems are completely different, along with every other country’s tax system, but one this is the same. Freelance writers […]

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