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Today was the last official day of a nearly two-week vacation I’d been planning for several months.

When you’re self-employed, ‘vacation’ is about a thousand percent more difficult to pull off than when you have a salary and PTO. Partly this is because self-employment means you’re in…




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Kelli María Korducki

Kelli María Korducki

Writer, editor. This is where I post about ideas, strategies, and the joys of making an NYC-viable living as a self-employed creative.

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