Freelancing

Freelancing

Forget the 9-to-5—Get Ready for the 3-2-2…or Something Even Better

Posted by The Savvy Retiree on January 11, 2021

Harvard thinks that the 9-to-5 is dead—that we’re heading for a 3-2-2 world. I think Harvard’s on the right track, just a bit off with the math. The way I see it, we’re heading for 24-7. Some of us, in fact, are already there. And I can tell you from experience, it’s a good place […]

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Paid Trips to Barcelona and Las Vegas: The Hidden Benefits of Freelancing

Posted by The Savvy Retiree on January 8, 2021

In 2006, Jennifer Choban moved from Portland, Oregon to Guanajuato, Mexico. She’d gotten divorced about a year before and was looking for a change of scenery and a renewed sense of adventure. So, when a coworker told her she was buying a house in Guanajuato, “I suggested to her that I take care of it,” […]

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The Freelancing Income Ladder: What It Is and How to Climb It

Posted by The Savvy Retiree on January 6, 2021

Arthur Ashe, the famous tennis champion, offered a quote that, to me, rings so true for baby boomers and Gen Xers who want to begin freelancing online: “Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” Ashe may have uttered those words long before the online gig economy became popular, but they […]

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