Being a freelancer definitely has its benefits. You can work in your slippers, with a hot fresh coffee and have the radio station of your choosing on in the background. Plus, there's no-one there to judge you when you switch over to a channel that plays music instead of having news breaks. But freelancing can mean than you need to adopt a different approach to your finances. Becoming solely responsible for your total monthly income can take time and some careful financial planning - not to mention nerves of steel. Here's our overview on how freelancing affects your finances, and the impact it can have. (more…)