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The CARES Act: What Federal Coronavirus Relief Means for Freelancers

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At the end of March, the United States Congress passed the CARES Act (aka Coronavirus Aid, Security, and Economic Security Act) to provide $2.2 trillion in stimulus money to help individuals and small businesses get through the COVID-19 pandemic. There has been a lot of discussion and confusion around the different programs offered and what the CARES ACT means for freelancers. Sole …

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How to Get Health Insurance if You’re Self Employed or Freelancing

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If you’re self employed or freelancing, getting health insurance coverage can feel intimidating. The American healthcare system in particular is a little tricky. Many countries have what is called a single payer healthcare system covered by taxpayer dollars. Those taxes cover the costs of essential healthcare for all residents and are paid out by the government. That’s not the case …