Insurance

Great Eastern’s GREAT Comprehensive Care insurance for freelancers

Freelancers, rejoice! Great Eastern has rolled out an insurance just for you. Coined as the ‘GREAT Comprehensive Care‘, it allows you to enjoy the healthcare support you need for lower than a dollar a day. Now, you can continue the flexibility you’ve always fancied without worrying about coverage. The insurance is a policy in partnership with Doctor Anywhere. Doctor Anywhere is one of the telemedicine providers we’ve previously covered in one of our articles. Carry on reading if you’re keen to know more

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Career and Enterprising

5 Helpful Tips On How To Work From Home

Working from home is not just an option, it is a way of life. Overhauling the way you work can either make or break your career and sanity. Follow these helpful tips to get you started: TAXATION RULES One of the first steps to straighten out your finances as a freelancer is to know what your filing status is. In the Singaporean tax code, there is a huge difference between employment and small business types. Knowing which one you fall

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Career and Enterprising

Newbie’s Survival Guide To Working From Home

There are two types of perspectives that one can have about freelancers. Some people perceive working from home as a coveted dream. They are attracted with the idea of having to work in their pajamas, of avoid the long commute, and of being able to interact with their family without sacrificing income. In contrast, there are other people who view this setup as an impossible environment to be in. It is understandable! Working from home comes with varying degrees of

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Career and Enterprising

Surefire Ways To Save Money As A Freelancer

The essential benefits (e.g., health insurance or retirement contributions) indulged by the freelancers are their primary responsibility. It comes along with a variety of other expenses including operating costs. It comes with a variety of problems including late payment from clients. As a result, freelancers must save more money. #1: EMPLOY THE ZERO-BASED BUDGETING SYSTEM Zero-based budgeting entails telling each dollar where it is going to go. Simply put, the money that comes in (net income) minus the money that

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Career and Enterprising

How To Negotiate A Higher Pay As A Freelancer

Establishing and negotiating rates with your potential clients seems like one of the most complex or intimidating parts of freelancing. But, it does not have to be! WEAR YOUR DETECTIVE LENSES The first step is to do your homework. Detectives and investigators compile evidences through careful observations and interviewing witnesses. Play the role of a “detective” by collecting as many salary information as you can. Research about the average rates for freelancers by joining online forums (e.g. Singapore Babysitter Connect)

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