Posts authored by Jamie Ramirez

Mar 6, 2015

How to set up an income-based repayment plan for your student loans

Despite the positives of freelancing—being your own boss, creating your own work schedule, setting your own rates—it’s no secret there are quite a few cons. Taxes are…

Jan 28, 2015

Pew’s women leadership report says “barriers persist” and they’re not kidding

A new Pew Research Center survey [http://www.pewsocialtrends.org/2015/01/14/women-and-leadership/] says most Americans consider “women indistinguishable from men” in the workplace… at least, sort of. These…

Dec 29, 2014

How to be good at everything: tips from renaissance freelancers

So, in case you haven’t heard, freelancing is on the rise. Nearly 1 in 3 workers, to be exact, and the news is rife with stories of former 9…

Oct 30, 2014

The perils and inspirations of being a mom who freelances

I am a freelance writer and archivist. I am also mother to a 2 year-old. While pregnant I worked to ensure I’d have gigs to go back to after…