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Freelancers Union Featured on AC-360
“The job you create for yourself is the most stable job you could have.” That’s what one freelancer had to say in this Anderson Cooper 360 feature on independent work and Freelancers Union. In the clip, Sara Horowitz offers her perspective on why more Americans are becoming freelancers.
>> Check out this Anderson Cooper 360 piece on Freelancers Union.

Get a Fresh Start on Taxes
Have you fallen behind on your tax returns or payments? According to CPA Jonathan Medows, it’s a common problem with his freelance clients. Luckily, his guest post on our blog has good news and helpful advice for anyone in a tax rut.
>> Learn how you can get a fresh start on your taxes.

Creative Business Advice for Creative Workers
Our latest Freelance Life interview spotlights Katie Lane, the Portland-based lawyer and negotiation coach who helps independent workers through her website, Work Made For Hire. She shares some expert tips and tells us why she loves working with freelancers.  
>> Read our interview with legal adviser Katie Lane.

Let’s Co-Vacation!
Freelancers have shown that co-working spaces can thrive. Why not revisit the concept of co-vacationing? On Dispatches, Sara Horowitz hopes we can bring back summer fun by pooling resources to create community-owned vacation retreats.  
>> Own summer again by learning about cooperative summer retreats.

Which NYC Candidates Will Fight for Freelancers?
Heads up! In the very near future, we're hitting "send" on a survey that needs your feedback. NYC primaries are in September, and we're asking the candidates running for city-wide office a list of freelancer-focused questions to ensure freelancers are at the top of their agendas. Will you lend a hand by telling us which issues hit closest to home? Take our survey (coming soon!) to add your voice.
 
 
 

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