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Mental Health for Virtual Assistants

Mental Health for Virtual Assistants: 5 Tips to Keep Your Sanity While You Grow Your Own Business

World Mental Health Day is every year on October 10th. And as someone who started my own business and has worked from home for over 5 years, I know the struggles that freelancers, virtual assistants, and self-employed people can have with their mental health. Protecting your mental health is not just #selfcare, bubble baths, and…

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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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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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VA Success Story: How Betsy Used Her Corporate Background To Become Her Own Boss

I’m really excited to be sharing a virtual assistant success story! Today, I am interviewing another of my successful $10K VA students, Betsy.  Betsy started as an executive assistant and was already working from home. But Betsy never knew that she could be a VA and work for herself! She joined $10K VA after learning…

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VA Success Story: How Kerri Is Building A Business From Scratch

Have you ever thought about starting a business, but didn’t know when you’d find the time? Many of us have been in that position before (including me!). It’s hard knowing what to balance and when to do what, especially if you’re doing it all alone. However, the biggest issue I notice when people are first…

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benefits of outsourcing

4 Benefits of Outsourcing Tasks in Your Business (and Your Life)

Whether you are a business owner looking to grow — and running out of hours in the day to do it — or you’re a VA who has reached the limit of your capacity to scale as a solo operation, the answer to both is this: outsourcing! In this post, I’m sharing four big benefits…

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