Advocacy

Owed over 130k for services, one freelancer heads to court

Need help dealing with a legal issue? Download the Freelancers Union app to connect with a lawyer committed to helping freelancers and who understand the freelance life. Protect your work:…


Advocacy

How one freelancer's invoice snowballed into an $80,000 unpaid bill

In 2011, I started doing video projects for a company called Sierra Circuits, they make prototype circuit boards for electronics hardware makers. This is a relatively successful small business, they…


Health Advocacy

Exorbitant health insurance rate increases a cause for concern among freelancers

Even though it seems like Open Enrollment just ended, insurance companies are already thinking about 2017 – and you should too. A lot of preparation goes into setting rates and developing…


Health

Do you need liability insurance for your business?

Liability insurance may not be top-of-mind while you’re trying to launch a freelance career, but it’s essential protection for your business that should not be overlooked. In a…


Money & Taxes

First-time freelancers guide to taxes

Managing your taxes as a first-time freelancer is a daunting task, but it does get easier! At the highest level, there are 3 key strategic moves for lightening the tax…