Podcast: Earn More by Freelancing

Author Michelle Goodman explains how to work for yourself.

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For this week's Alpha Consumer Podcast, I interviewed Michelle Goodman, author of My So-Called Freelance Life. She explains why it's possible -- and in some ways, even easier -- to launch a freelance career during a recession. Doing some freelancing on the side also helps to provide additional income security at a time when many workers are worried about keeping their jobs.

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