Advice and Tips

by Miranda Grimm

Written By Jess Weaver: Hi. My name is Jess and I am a work at home mom who specialized in freelancing. My journey started almost a year ago and here I am. I wanted to take some time to talk...

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by Erica Martin

Written By: Erica Martin Tax time is just around the corner.  Hopefully you’ re able to claim enough credits that you’ll actually end up getting money back from the government.  But what if you end up owing money to the...

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by Jessica Bunyard

Written By Jessica Bunyard Working from home and saving money go hand in hand, especially during these tough financial times. However, most of us who make our living this way are, by nature, a very busy bunch. Clipping coupons, keeping...

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by Miranda Grimm

One of the most complicated parts to filing taxes as self-employed is knowing your tax deductions. A big write-off is your home office space and utilities used to maintain that space. But there are a lot of extremely important things...

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by Erica Martin

By Erica Martin: Since I started working from home , many people have told me to “Go find a real job.”  What they don’t realize is that working from home IS a real job, minus the bumper to bumper traffic, ...

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by Miranda Grimm

Last time, we talked about how much money to set aside for your taxes which sparked a great discussion on Facebook. Many people working from home as an Independent Contractor do not realize us self-employed pay more taxes than we...

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by Miranda Grimm

After learning that I had been let go from TQA at Demand Media, I was blown away by all of the support you all showed me! Many of you left kind words, let me know I was not alone in...

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by Miranda Grimm

When I titled this blog Work at Home Adventures, it was with the intent that Working at Home is truly an Adventure, it is never dull and you never know what to expect next. We have our ups and we...

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by Jess Weaver

Written By: Jess Weaver Are you working at home? Right now I am working at home and I plan to work from home for a really long time. I know you’re busy– but I want to give you five of...

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by Miranda Grimm

By far the most commonly asked question I see: “Can I really work full-time from home?” It is a difficult question to address as I don’t want to entirely discourage their work at home job hunt but it is extremely...

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by Miranda Grimm

As an opening into our Tax Series, which should last us through to the actual Tax season and prepare us all for what to expect and how to prepare, I would like to address one of the most commonly asked...

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by Miranda Grimm

I have really been lacking on posting here as well as keeping the job leads up-to-date. But there is good reason for it! I have been spending those hours creating an AUTOMATED work at home job matching service!!! As most...

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by Jess Weaver

Written By Jess Weaver: Over the past few months I have really dived into freelance writing. It is truly amazing how many words you can generate in one day. The other week I did about 5,000 words in one day...

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by Erica Martin

Written By: Erica Martin Working as an independent contractor can be a great way to work from home – it gives you the flexibility to set your own schedule so you can have more time to spend with your family,...

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by Miranda Grimm

Working at home often means you are self-employed and therefore, tax season becomes a bit complicated! The last time we had a group meeting, the topic that was most discussed was income tax. Most commonly asked questions were: What can...

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by Miranda Grimm

Today, I was fired! 2 hours after being fired:  I am watching Law and Order reruns on USA, eating a cup of chocolate pudding- the kind with the vanilla swirled through it! It was the only chocolate I could find...

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by Erica Martin

Whether you work from home or outside of the home, chances are at some point you’ll have to deal with the IRS.  The good news is, there’s a lot of information you can get from the IRS, whether you choose...

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by Erica Martin

Written By: Erica Martin About two weeks ago, Miranda wrote a post about what to do when you just can’t seem to find the right job for you.  She offered some practical tips, however I wanted to try to expand...

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by Deb Knight

Written By Deb Knight: Irene, I am sure you have heard her name recently and she has been the bane of my existence last week. At the same time, she taught me a very valuable lesson that I want to...

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by Miranda Grimm

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by Jess Weaver

Written By: Jessica Weaver Recently, I landed my first professional online writing job with Cheer Channel, Inc.Many people are curious as to how I landed a freelance job like this and what my plan of action was. First of all,...

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by Erica Martin

Written by: Erica Martin It takes only a few moments plus a little bit of energy and intention to get your day off to a positive and productive start. The way you start your day will determine how the entire...

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by Becky Ollar

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by Erica Martin

Written By Erica Martin: Working from home has many advantages, however there can also be some disadvantages- healthwise.   Many problems can develop or worsen if they already exist, because of the stress that working from home can put on different...

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by Miranda Grimm

I am approached time and time again from people who follow WAH Adventures and other related sites faithfully. They are applying to jobs consistently and yet months later they are still seeking. What are they doing wrong? How are others...

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by Deb Knight

Written By Deb Knight: Summer is rapidly coming to an end, kids are going back to school and vacations are ending. If you are anything like me you have had a totally different schedule over the past couple of months...

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by Miranda Grimm

                                Having trouble viewing the Daily Work at Home Prayer? Click Here for another version.  

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by Jess Weaver

Written By: Jessica Weaver I have been working at home for the past 7 months and it has been an incredible journey. I am learning that things change very quickly and I need to adapt to that quick change. At...

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by Miranda Grimm

While Tax Season is still many months ahead of us, it is important to stop several times through the year and evaluate where we stand. As a warning, I am not a tax specialist and never would I claim to...

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by Jess Weaver

What is Title Editing? Work at Home Adventures has discussed Titling from Demand Media for quite some time. Check out Miranda’s blog post to get a more in depth feel for what Titling is. In layman’s terms TE-ing is exactly what it...

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by Miranda Grimm

If you have ever been made to feel your home based job isn’t good enough- Raise your hand! If you ever felt the need to defend the fact you are on your computer all day because you are WORKING- Raise...

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by Miranda Grimm

Working from home often means we can control our own schedule. While this is a huge blessing for us and usually the main reason we choose to work from home, it can also be dangerous to our health! When the...

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by Jess Weaver

By Jess Weaver: We all have those “Stressed to the Max” days. But, this was a really bad week for me. I decided to completely let go of my Phone Job this week. I was waking up every morning and...

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by Jess Weaver

By Jessica Weaver Through this whole “work at home process”, I have discovered a lot about the type of writer I am. This may sound weird to some of you…but are there specific types of writers? I quickly got many...

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by Jess Weaver

By Jess Weaver: I only started my work at home career a few months ago and I am just now seeing results. I have spent a lot of time filling out WAH applications. A person who wants to work at...

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by Erica Martin

By Erica Martin: It can be very difficult to balance work at home jobs with other priorities.  Many articles have been written about the benefits of working at home,  but regardless of whether you work at home or outside the home, you...

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by Miranda Grimm

As a work at home mom, many of us first decided to work from home for the sake of our children. We want to be there for every milestone, be the one instilling their values and help to create who...

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by Deb Knight

By: Deborah Knight Being a Work At Home Mom (aka WAHM) is the ideal situation for those of us who need to make money but also want to raise our children and not pay someone else to do it. Unfortunately...

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by Jess Weaver

By: Jess Weaver Most of us who work at home try to set up some kind of schedule to make our day go smoother. I have seen several work at home moms post their “day to day schedule”.  However, in...

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by Deb Knight

Post By: Deborah Knight Often times, in the work at home communities, you’ll hear people talking about their eggs. They are referring to the jobs that they do from home. You’ll also often hear the old saying of “Don’t put...

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by Becky Ollar

Hello. My name is Becky and I am a WAHM. (Work at Home Mom) There should be a WAHM support group. WAHM’s are in a “club” all their own. We’re not just stay-at-home moms and we don’t leave home to...

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by Jess Weaver

By Regular Contributor: Jessica Weaver I am no expert when it comes to working at home but this has by far been my most challenging week yet. The place I’ve been working for threw a strange project at me. I...

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by Deb Knight

By Regular Contributor: Deborah Knight Most of us began earning an allowance as a small child, then we moved into the working world where we began to make real money. Some of us had paper routes, some mowed grass and...

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by Miranda Grimm

I have been working from home on and off for the last 13 years. And while I have made a lot of slam dunks in that time, I have also made a lot of mistakes. It is hard to balance...

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by Jess Weaver

Shouldn’t a woman with a degree in teaching be in the classroom? Until I had my second son five months ago, all I ever wanted was to be a teacher. I was a 2010 graduate with my degree in Elementary Education and nothing...

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by Miranda Grimm

After the shocking news that a well-liked company, Livework, was choosing to end all services effective the day after the notice, I was reminded of how quickly we can lose a job! Nothing is stable. When you work from home...

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by Miranda Grimm

I thought today’s post would be a good time to start an open discussion. I am working on a final portfolio for one of my classes (philosophy) and have found myself crunched for time. Therefore I will not be able...

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by Miranda Grimm

This is the official 100th Blog Post on Work at Home Adventures! The site has come a long way since its first post and there is so much more planned!! First, I would like to take a moment and thank...

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by Miranda Grimm

I will be posting another job review today. It will be another job with benefits but I have this nagging feeling to talk about what holds us back from applying to jobs? I have talked to many new moms and...

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by Miranda Grimm

There are often those jobs that pay great but the work is so monotonous we sometimes would rather pull our hair out strand by strand than to sit and work!  One such job many of the WAH Adventures Facebook followers...

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