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VA Success Story: How This VA Started A New Business After Changing Career Paths

As you probably know by now, life doesn’t always go as we plan. For example, if you’re anything like me (and many others!), you may end up going to college, only to graduate and do something completely different than your degree. While this isn’t a bad thing (college still helped me learn new skills and…

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Here's how this virtual assistant started a business during a pandemic with the help of $10K VA, and how she plans on making it full-time.

VA Success Story: How This VA Started Her Business During A Pandemic

They say millionaires are made during recessions. But I think it’s more than that. I believe that many people take leaps during hard times, even if they never become a millionaire, and even if it’s not a recession. This pandemic has been hard for many people. But for some people, it has also given them…

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8 Easy Ways to Decrease or Avoid PayPal Fees

But the one thing about freelancing that I absolutely hate (besides self-employment taxes) is paying PayPal fees.

PayPal fees are so irritating to me. I hate it when I send out my invoices for freelance work I’ve completed only to have a chunk of my income taken away by PayPal.

For the longest time, I wondered if there were any legitimate ways to help decrease PayPal fees so I could keep more of my freelance income. After a year of working my business online, I’ve come up with a few strategies to decrease my PayPal fees. Now I’m sharing them with you so you can keep more of your money too!

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How to Start a Virtual Assistant Business Today

Offering both freelance writing and VA services in my business has allowed me to diversify my income. This means I don’t have to worry as much if one source of income dries up unexpectedly.

Working as a VA with an entrepreneur whom you admire is also a great way to learn about the inner workings of their business while also getting paid.

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5 Ways to Watch TV Without Cable

If you’re busy and not always able to watch much TV, you may decide that the high price of cable isn’t worth it! That’s what happened to me a few years ago.

I found other hobbies to occupy my time instead of always turning on the TV. Then, I couldn’t justify paying such a high price for my cable subscription. So, I canceled it and I’ve never looked back!

I’ve saved over $2,000 just because I eliminated that one bill from by budget over two years ago.

The best part? I still get to watch all of my favorite TV shows, even though I don’t have a cable subscription. Here are a few ways you can watch TV without cable, too.

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20+ Great Gifts for Virtual Assistants in 2020

In the past, I’ve heard from friends and family that I’m a hard person to shop for. Personally, I don’t see it. I have a very easy time shopping for me. 😉

But, I’ll admit that it’s harder to get gifts for freelancers who work from home.

Luckily, I’ve got your back with these 8+ great gifts for freelancers who work from home!

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