Author: LeannaJ

Practical tips for saving on flights

It’s easy to become overwhelmed by the complexities of travel, especially when you’re trying to save. I can’t tell you how many hours I have spent staring at my computer screen, head aching from all the cheap flight ads, “great deals” and websites with obscure offers. So I decided to get smart about travel. Articles like the one below are a great start because they give you a practical foundation to begin saving for travel without having to wade through endless tabs on comparison sites. If you have had any luck earning credit card points for travel (still a...

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Budgeting on a freelancer’s income

Whether you have just started out as a freelancer, or have passed the six-figure income mark ages ago, budgeting is always important. If nothing else, knowing how to manage what comes in and making sure it works for you is a HUGE stress reliever. I live on a very small income (more on that in a different post!), but whether I scraping in enough to cover my bills or I am unexpectedly flush with cash, I find that having plan is invaluable. This article gives a great overview of how to deal with erratic income…without living paycheck to paycheck!...

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Rideshare options for pedestrian freelancers

I’ve always hated driving. Putting aside from my love of public transportation and getting work done on-the-go, I am a terribly irresponsible car owner. There are many reasons to choose ridesharing. I personally find it’s more for convenience than frugality, because it’s not always cheap. This article about ridesharing companies gave me a much clearer idea of the options available in my area (Chicago), and others I could make use of while traveling. Hope you find it helpful!   10 ridesharing companies that can make your work trip more efficient Uber and Lyft have become household names in many...

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Soft launch of the LTF Project!

The LiveTHRIVEFreelance Project (LTF) is officially going live this coming Sunday, May 7, 2017! LTF will be introduced at the Chicago Women’s Creative Collective’s (CWCC) monthly Idea Brunch by founder Leanna Johnson from 10:30am-12:30pm at a private residence in Chicago. After the brunch, LTF and CWCC have partnered to host a Clothing Swap from 1-3:30pm. For more information about the CWCC Brunch, please visit the Meetup event page. You can learn more about the Clothing Swap on the Facebook event page (or if that doesn’t work, the Gumroad page)....

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