Becoming a professional freelancer is an incredibly rewarding career choice. No other profession, regardless of the industry, allows you to create your job on your terms. Everything from your work hours to your paycheck is completely up to you! When you become a freelancer, you become a business.
So, what does it take to start that business?
As with any startup, there are costs involved, and depending on your industry of choice, the expenses will vary. Whether you need additional education or tools for your trade, you can almost always expect to make some sort of initial investment. Like the saying goes, "you have to spend money to make money!"
Whether you're new to the workforce or low on savings, funding yourself can seem way out of reach. Luckily, it's not!
Today I'm here with our director and financial guru, Casey, and we've put together a list of 3 ways you can effectively come up with the funds to start the career of your dreams!
1. Use a credit card strategically.
Pro's: If you do it right, you can end up getting "free money."