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Posted by on Jul 23, 2018 in Freelance Tips, Uncategorized | 0 comments

The Balance of Business and Personal Finances

The Balance of Business and Personal Finances

Like oil and water, your business and personal finances don’t mix. Responsible financial management is crucial to surviving a volatile economy for any company. To keep stable finances, business owners need to be well versed in financial literacy, in their personal and professional lives. The startup and growth phase It’s easy to overstretch personal finances to support the startup costs of a business. Trying to compensate for the lack of revenues leads to mismanaging personal finances. Not saving, and borrowing against personal credit, are partly why 30 percent of small businesses fail in their first year. When your business begins to generate cash flow, the business then supports you. It’s crucial to budget personal and business expenses separately or both will suffer during challenges of downturns in fluctuating markets. The ability to protect your personal assets from business debts and losses should be of the utmost importance for any business owner. Establish a business credit profile Putting your business on the map is the first step to separating your finances....

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Posted by on Mar 26, 2018 in Freelance Tips | 0 comments

4 Work-From-Home Pieces that Do Double Duty

4 Work-From-Home Pieces that Do Double Duty

What you wear when you work from home is one thing, but if you meet with clients throughout the week or need to stop by the office, you may want to rethink some of your wardrobe choices. To make sure you are dressed appropriately for whatever the day throws your way (but still comfortable enough to be productive at home), include versatile pieces in your wardrobe. From a soft blazer to throw over a knit dress to the perfect blouse to pair with your jeans, here are some comfortable staples that can easily turn into meeting-appropriate professional pieces when styled correctly. Blazer Blazers are extremely versatile and look just as cute when worn with a pair of joggers as they do over a formal dress.  A blazer can easily elevate your outfit from casual to professional, making it the perfect layering piece. If you don’t want to invest in the typical black fitted blazer, opt for an oversized boyfriend fit or even a loose, open duster in a fun...

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