How to Succeed as an Independent Contractor

Are you one of the now 33% of Americans who work as either an independent contractor or freelancer? If you answered yes, you are now a participant in the gig economy, a modern term for an economy characterized by workers who earn money through short-term contracts or...

High Income Business Writing

Diane Gardner guest starred on High Income Business Writing podcast with show host Ed Gandia. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN On this episode, we cover: How to get a handle on your taxes and finances How to run and grow a healthy business How to maximize your deductions How to...

Should I Tap into my Retirement Funds?

Often if you are in dire need for money the most tempting area to look is your IRA, 401(k), and other qualified retirement accounts. These funds, set aside for your retirement, may seem to be the answer to your financial woes. Should I take an early withdrawal? Is it...

Great New Option to Reduce Student Loan Debt

Deep inside legislation passed in late 2019, is a provision that broadens the acceptable use of 529 college savings plan funds. Background 529 savings plans are available to set aside after-tax funds to pay for college and K through 12 education expenses. As long as...

Fail-Proof Your New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s resolutions get a bad rap — and for good reason. They are wildly unsuccessful. Millions of people have well-intentioned aspirations for the new year, but only about one in 10 actually accomplish their goal, according to the Statistic Brain Research Center....