self employed

  1. gcilinskas

    How long did it take for you to become self employed ? And how did you do it ?

    Trying to replace my current job i hate with online business. Looking for some motivation! Did you quit your 9-5 job or worked as a side hustle to get that business going?
  2. Heiko

    Self Employed + Vacation = Can you really relax? (Your experience?)

    Hi there fellow BHW Friends, 2 more days until i am going on a vacation to Egypt for 2 weeks. This is also the first time since my self employment that i am going on a longer vacation where i cannot work much at all. Since i know there are a few self employed people here i wanted to ask a few...
  3. Jimmy L

    Buy a Home?

    The town I live in everybody owns homes. I feel like I'm the only one in my 30s that rent. My daughter who is in 1st-grade parents all own homes and hear I'm renting a freaking duplex! I only pay $700 a month for a three bedroom duplex that needs updating (average rent 1600 month in my area)...
  4. massajidder

    Old in the game—new to BHW

    Hi guys, I'm a Digital Marketing Consultant who works mostly with SEA like AdWords and Bing Ads. One year ago I started my own consultancy business, where I now have large top-brand clients but also smaller SME. I have my own side-projects where I do a lot of experimenting, so this forum will...
  5. natedogg

    Not Good to be Around Family Too Much!

    Came back from a labor day cookout and some family you need to say bye and get out of your life! I'm not the type that likes to brag or compete, but man my in-laws make it so obvious they are jealous haters. I have been self-employed for a while now, and my businesses are growing. Someone asked...
  6. Jimmy L

    What do I bring to the accountant?

    I have a appointment with the accountant this week. What do I bring with me being self employed? I asked the receptionist and she said bring everything that has to do with my business. I have many receipts but how do I show FB advertising cost, Shopify sales, merchant fees, etc? Any advice...
  7. FormerBoxer

    What do you pay for rent?

    Hey guys, I'm looking to move before my daughter goes to kindergarten. Right now I'm paying $1650 a month for a 2 Br town home. I live in New England and would like to get out. What states would be good for me being self-employed (taxes) and any states or towns you recommend. I'm looking for a...
  8. Q

    Might be Smart if trying to buy home being self employed

    I know a fairly new small business owner who doesn't write off many taxes like advertising, goods, etc. to have a larger net profit to show the bank when he got approved for a nice home. Is this even legal or is it his own stupidity paying the government more taxes. He did get approved for his...
  9. LaoYin

    Senior software engineer with 10+ years experience quitting job. What next?

    Hi all and thanks for taking the time to read this. Il get straight to the point. I'm a software engineer with 10+ experience from A list companies, I have decided to quit my job and am looking for different ways to get income. Do you guys and gals have any suggestions on how I can use my skills...