How Inertia Can Wreck Your Finances

As a journalist with mild social anxiety, I often dread interviewing people in person. It makes me nervous, I worry I won’t ask the right questions, and I’ll look dumb. Don’t get me wrong, every time I interview someone, I’m glad to have done it. Not only...

The Single Hardest Thing About Negotiating

Here’s what I used to say about negotiating in my early 20s: “If you have a good job, you don’t need to negotiate. My boss just gives me raises!” Man, I was naïve. At first glance, it seems like a pretty good deal, right? You never even have to...

What You Should Know About Taxes as a Freelancer

Freelancing isn’t easy. It’s not all working outside on your laptop or digital nomading your way around the world. Sure, there’s that, but you’re also constantly working to win over new clients, deal with demands from current ones, budget with an irregular income, and...

Things to Do in Reykjavík, Iceland

If you ever go to Iceland and you tell people you’re going to Iceland, prepare for this reply: “You know it’s going to be cold, right?” This is the response I got from almost everyone when I told them I’d be visiting Iceland this year....