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Matthew Baker

Matthew Baker

Guest Writer
VP of Strategy with Freshbooks

About Matthew Baker

Matt Baker is a contributing writer who covers finances and growth for small businesses. His industry experience includes VP Strategy at FreshBooks, engagement manager at McKinsey & Company, and senior strategist at Google, Inc. He also wrote a children's book.

More From Matthew Baker

Taxes

Tackle Your Taxes Like a Pro

Self-employed workers need to plan ahead and stay organized throughout the year.
Entrepreneurs

Using Personal Insurance to Protect Your Small Business Is Like Not Having Insurance at All

The worst way to learn about your insurance policy is when they explain why your claim has been denied.
Entrepreneurs

Are Some People Born to Be Entrepreneurs?

Study shows certain childhood behaviors common among entrepreneurs.
Freelancers

Why Freelancers Need to Charge Based on Value

It's perfectly fair to charge different customers different rates depending on the value they get from your work.
Freelancing

Why Baby Boomers Make the Perfect Freelancers

Older workers have a few qualities that work to their advantage.
Artificial Intelligence

Is Artificial Intelligence Replacing Your Intelligence?

Three ways to stave off collective stupidity.
Technology

Why 'Fail Fast' Is a Disaster When It Comes to Artificial Intelligence

For typical products, going to market quickly and seeing what happens is fine. The implications of AI merit a much more considered approach.
Lessons

11 Successful Entrepreneurs Reveal What They Learned From Their First Jobs

Your first job might not be your dream career, but it still teaches valuable lessons.
News and Trends

The Career Shift From Employed to Independent

More and more folks are leaving the 9-to-5 grind for the grind of growing their own business.
Finance

The 7 Financial Habits of the Most Successful Small Business Owners

The smartest money management tactics are well known and proven but few business owners apply all of them.