If you haven’t already found it in your internet adventures, might I suggest you scurry over and check out Freelance Finances.

And by “suggest” I mean “get your ass over there now.”

It is, very simply, a blog about how to keep more of your money in your pocket.

Money can be scary.  Not having enough of it, knowing what to do with what you have, avoiding having less of it: these are common problems.  But people will more readily give you their complete sexual history than talk openly about b-b-b-budgeting.

As a freelancer, you don’t have a choice.  You’re in business for yourself and if you don’t pay attention to your money, you won’t be a freelancer for long.

Paying attention to your finances also means that you’re becoming a better negotiator.  Think about it: are you going to be a better negotiator if you know rent is covered this month or if you have no idea how you’re going to pay all your bills?

With your finances in order you’ll be more confident about negotiating because no one job will make or break you; you’ll have a strong back up plan.  And as we all know, a strong BATNA makes for a more successful negotiation.

Regardless of where you are right now financially, you can’t improve if you don’t start paying attention to the scary.  So, go, check the blog out, and start making yourself a wealthier negotiator.

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2 responses to “$$$”

  1. Alan says:

    Thanks for the recommendation. I 100% agree with everything you said here about negotiating and confidence. =)

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