Many of us dream of the freedom afforded by working freelance however the daunting task of organising your own finances can be enough to put most people off. This book explains in an accessible and down-to-earth style what you need to consider before taking the plunge and how to keep on top of your financial situation as a freelancer. It will cover key issues such as: building a budget choosing your company’s structure costs income and tax issues pricing your work establishing a portfolio and finding new work and maintaining the freelance lifestyle. The Financial Intelligence series offers down-to-earth practical guides to personal finance aimed at anyone who wants to increase their financial IQ. These guides will help readers to feel confident about making the right decisions when it comes to spending saving and investing their money. Andrew Holmes is a management consultant and a former director at PriceWaterhouseCoopers. He is the author of over 10 business books including Pains on Trains (Capstone) and How Much?! (Thorogood) and The Chameleon Consultant (Gower).