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Carrie Smith
Works at The Huffington Post
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It took waaaaay too long but I finally transferred over my Roth IRA from Edward Jones to Betterment, and I couldn't be happier! Cheers to saving over $1,000 a year in fees. #investing  #retirement #roboadvisor
As a self-employed freelance my income is very inconsistent. But an IRA rollover to Betterment allows me to deposit money regularly and save money on fees.
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I always advise mentoring clients to stay away from #freelance job boards. Here's what the Careful Cents team suggests instead!
Do traditional freelance job boards turn you off to starting an online business? Here's how to find better-paying and high quality work as a freelancer.
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These are all so true!
 
5. Nothing will happen the way you think it will.
Those "overnight successes" are almost invariably the product of exhausting behind-the-scenes work and years of practice and failure.
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One of my favorite topics! Thank you Elna for letting me write for FreelancerFAQ's.
 
+Carrie Smith shared her great tips on being more productive over at FreelancerFAQ's. Come and guest post on FAQ'S and build your portfolio #productivity   #freelancer  
The business side of freelancing involves a lot of moving pieces, which can become overwhelming and confusing if you don’t know how to juggle everything. Your currency is time, so by saving time you’re able to make more money, and...Read more
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Not gonna make the #tax return deadline? Me either...here's what steps to take and what to expect. #beatthedeadline
So you waited too long and might miss the tax return deadline. What do you do? Take these 5 steps to ensure you don’t miss the upcoming due date.
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None of us like #tax season, but here here are 5 things you can do to reduce tax season stress and make it less of a pain in the butt. #taxes
As you prepare for the tax filing deadline, here are 5 things you can do to reduce your stress and make tax season less of a pain in the butt.
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Thinking of quitting your job to be a #freelancer? You need to read this first!
Be smart about quitting your day job
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For your #weekendreading  pleasure! Find out how one freelancer made $59,000 in her first year of freelancing -- and how you can too!
Not all freelancers want to make money writing, but there's not doubt this is a must-have skill. See how one writer made five figures in her first year.
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Separating out your business and personal income and expenses is VITAL for your sanity! Here's what I mean, and the best checking accounts that I've tried and tested.
I’ve done the research and tested the best business checking account picks for freelancers and solopreneurs. Here are the top four!
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I share a simple productivity trick that has completely changed how I work on my business. Read more about how I've gotten more done in 3 months than in the past 3 years, and how you can too! via +Coach Jennie 
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So you procrastinated and missed the #tax filing deadline? Here's what to expect and 5 steps to take to make sure you don't get in trouble. 
So you waited too long and might miss the tax return deadline. What do you do? Take these 5 steps to ensure you don’t miss the upcoming due date.
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If you’re wondering HOW to make a living by starting a blog, here’s my story and proof that you can leverage different money-making methods. I also share a detailed look into where my income comes from! #blogging #makingmoneyonline
If you’re wondering if you can make a living by starting a blog, here’s my blogging income report which is proof that you can make money online.
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Solopreneur, Dreamer and Action-Taker
Employment
  • The Huffington Post
    Financial Blogger, 2012 - present
  • Careful Cents
    Creator/Entrepreneur, 2011 - present
  • PT Money
    Financial Writer, 2012 - 2013
  • Fulton Oil & Gas
    Certified Bookkeeper, 2002 - 2013
  • Yahoo! Finance
    Contributor, 2011 - 2013
  • H&R Block
    Tax Pro, 2008 - 2011
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Dallas, TX
Previously
Denver, CO - Tyler, TX - Texarkana, TX - Marshall, TX
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P O Box 8076, Tyler, TX 75711
Story
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Designing financial freedom through entrepreneurship!
Introduction
Carrie Smith is a solopreneur, community builder and the writer behind Careful Cents. She specializes in helping small businesses and solopreneurs earn more money in less time through financial organization. 

In May 2013 she quit her small business accounting job of 10 years to pursue full-time entrepreneurship and blogging. She writes for The Huffington Post, AllBusiness Experts and several other business websites. Find her on Twitter (@carefulcents).

Education
  • H&R Block Tax School
    Basic Income Tax, 2008 - 2010
  • American Institute of Business
    Accounting, 2010 - 2011
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Female
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Married
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Carrie Shankle