Why Every Freelancer Should Be Their Own Client First

There are several key lessons that freelancers starting out in their field are prone to hearing. From our very first step into the field, we’re warned that ‘chasing payments is a nightmare’, ‘we’ll be in debt until we’re 60' and that ‘we’ll never have the security of a ‘real job’. The lessons we’re supposed to learn are littered with potholes and pitfalls and we’ll never actually make it in the big wide world. There are so many questions asked about our lifestyles — how do we cope without management? How do we manage our taxes? How do we set out rates? How do we…