About a decade ago, I would have never predicted that Esports would become a thing, and a very popular thing at that. It is kind of amazing that so many people are playing video games as if they were there own type of sport these days. But it is really cool too, because I have never really enjoyed traditional sports – playing them or watching them. I am trying to find out info about jobs in esports and I want to learn what sort of qualifications it takes to get into the industry.
I doubt I am qualified for much more than an entry level job in the industry at this point in time, and even that might be a stretch. Read the rest of this entry »
I have my own business. I have had it for years. I actually write myself a regular paycheck every week. I have to pay my own withholding quarterly, and you end up paying for your full Social Security and Medicare tax when you work for yourself. Your employer would pay half if you are a wage worker for someone. My problem is needing documentation of my earnings. Lots of places just take a tax return and Schedule C. Some only want to see a paystub, and they freak out if you don’t have a wage job. So, a paystub maker I found online is helpful to me in such situations.
I keep a running tally of my tax withholding and each paycheck I write myself. Read the rest of this entry »