Webinar: Tax time freelance finances

Tax time is coming up and a CMG Freelance free webinar is just what you need to start to learn how to run your sole-proprietorship finances. Mark your calendars for Tuesday, March 26th at 12 noon ET (9am PT) for a financial “lunch-and-learn” (or “breakfast-and-learn” if you’re on the west coast) with the New School of Finance. […]

Posted on March 8, 2019 at 6:25 pm by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , ,

The Born Freelancer on Being a Frugal Freelancer

This series of posts by the Born Freelancer shares personal experiences and thoughts on issues relevant to freelancers. Have something to add to the conversation? We’d love to hear from you in the comments.   Let’s talk money. (Got your attention, didn’t it?) Today I want to talk about the money we spend. Or rather, shouldn’t. You see, […]

Posted on February 1, 2019 at 8:57 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , , , ,

Freelancing Financial Success: “Dance your power dance and then say your number”

Follow your interests… and ask for more money. Those are the keys to financial success in freelancing, according to Toronto-based freelance journalist David Hayes and investment and lifestyle writer and editor Rita Silvan. The two were part of a panel discussion called “Freelancing Financial Success” at the recent Level Up conference in Toronto. The session, […]

Posted on September 27, 2018 at 10:22 pm by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , ,

Urban Worker Project Skillshare in Vancouver March 1

Vancouver freelancers and independent creative workers, mark your calendars for an Urban Worker Project Skillshare on March 1. This day-long event will feature workshops and roundtables that will help independent workers develop the skills they need to build successful businesses and thrive in the changing world of work. The Skillshare is scheduled for Thursday, March 1 from 9:00 […]

Posted on February 14, 2018 at 9:00 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , , , ,

Free tuition to Sole Prop School for CMG Freelance members

Whether you’re a writer, a designer, an artist or a photographer, your creative work probably brings you a lot of joy. The bookkeeping and tax-filing side of your business, on the other hand… probably not so much. The New School of Finance can help. The company provides fee-only financial planning services and resources to help people get […]

Posted on November 7, 2017 at 9:00 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , , ,

Pay-what-you-can financial planning for low income freelancers

Chris Enns specializes in helping people with variable income get their financial houses in order. The Toronto-based financial planner and opera singer offers online personalized financial counselling services through his practice From Rags to Reasonable. This fall Enns has added a social enterprise element to his business: pay-what-you-can financial planning services for people who earn less than $30,000 a year as […]

Posted on October 12, 2017 at 9:00 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , ,

Chris Enns talks financial planning for freelancers

Variable income is one of the biggest challenges many freelancers have to contend with. And Chris Enns understands it all too well. As an opera singer, he struggled himself with the best way to handle his money. Those struggles led him to learn more about finances and eventually get certified as a financial planner. Now he splits his […]

Posted on July 12, 2017 at 9:00 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , ,

Webinar: Tax Tips and Financial Planning for Freelancers

When you work for yourself – like so many of us do these days – your business finances ARE your personal finances, and if you’re not careful, things can get very messy. Join us for a webinar called Tax Tips and Financial Planning for Freelancers on Monday, June 5 at 3:00 p.m. E.T. and start to learn how […]

Posted on May 25, 2017 at 9:00 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , ,

Freelance Skillshare and Community Building Opportunities

by Amanda Maxwell Considering the freelance route, jumping from the nine-to-five into the freedom of midnight keyboard sessions in your PJs? Terrified but excited, and not sure where to go for information? While there are a lot of resources out there, they’re mostly online with very little of the personal touch. If you don’t know many […]

Posted on April 13, 2017 at 9:00 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , , , , , ,

Tax Tips webinar for members on February 25

Tax season is approaching, freelancers. If that thought makes you sweat, we’ve got an upcoming webinar for members that’s sure to take some of the stress out of the bookkeeping side of your business. CMG Freelance and CWA Associate Members are invited to “Keeping CRA Happy While You Do You: Tax Tips for Creatives,” a webinar with […]

Posted on February 9, 2016 at 9:00 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , , , , ,