Clipped: Learn to Negotiate Like J. Law, Handle Taxes as a Freelancer and Give Awesome Frugal Gifts

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Each Friday, we share some of our favorite posts that will help you make money — whether you work at home, want to get ahead in business or just want to make some extra dough on the side.

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Here’s what we clipped this week:

1. Tax Filing Tips for U.S., U.K. and Canadian Freelance Bloggers

Mandy Gardner at Be a Freelance Blogger

The holidays will fly by, and tax season will be here before you know it.

As your year comes to a close, pay attention to these tax tips for freelancers from Mandy Gardner of The Freelancer Society. Read more…

2. Negotiate More Money With These Simple Tricks

Stever Robbins at Quick and Dirty Tips

Whether you need to ask your boss for a raise or set reasonable rates with contract clients, these negotiating tips from QDT’s “Get It Done Guy” can help you think creatively about how to do it.

He invokes Jennifer Lawrence, so you know this is “outside the box” advice! Read more…

3. On Starting Online Businesses: 3 Case Studies

Corbett Barr, Chase Reeves and Barrett Brooks at Smart Passive Income

The team behind Fizzle.co reached into their community of new entrepreneurs to share stories and tips about starting and running online businesses. Read more…

4. New Business Checklist: Tips to Launch a New Year Freelance Biz

Carrie Smith at Careful Cents

Is freelancing on your New Year to-do list?

Solopreneur Carrie Smith shares seven tips to think about now and ensure a successful launch in January. Read more…

5. Holiday Gifts For Frugal Weirdos To Give And Receive

Mrs. Frugalwoods at Frugalwoods

This one isn’t strictly about making money, but the topic is too tempting to ignore this time of year!

Blogger “Mrs. Frugalwoods” shares what her family gives friends and family members as gifts for the holidays. She also explains how to be a frugal gift-giver without looking cheap or going all-DIY. Read more…

Enjoy your weekend, Penny Hoarders!

Your Turn: Did you read any great posts on how to make money this week? Share them in the comments!

Dana Sitar (@danasitar) is a staff writer at The Penny Hoarder. She’s written for Huffington Post, Entrepreneur.com, Writer’s Digest and more.

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