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mihaimcm
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So when you are old you can retire and money will come at your home every month becouse you have some papers proving that you worked all your life given to you by your boss that hired you(or something like that) ,so what happens when you are a freelancer designer,etc, when I will become old and need to “retire” how will I recive money every month,can there be made some paper that will prove that I worked as a freelancer,or something like that?

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contrastblack
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Well, depending on the country of operation, you might be “forced” to pay a private pension and social security funds. Then again, those only provide “some” money for the pension, and I strongly recommend you look at a totally “private” pension fund, and pay that your whole life while you’re at it. That’s the thing about freelancers. Nobody pays anything for you as an individual, they only pay for your “services”, and the rest is up to you. That’s why you can charge slightly higher, but also have no vacation time, paid leave and so on and so forth.

Over here for example, most of such payments are made together with the taxes, and depend on profit amount. More profit > bigger payment > better pay later on.

Hope this helps.

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CLINE123
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Many countries have a National Insurance System. You’re never penalized because you are a freelancer as you are in fact self-employed and I’m 100% sure though there may be private pension programs, the state will have a similar program.

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TanyDi
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Well, depending on the country of operation, you might be “forced” to pay a private pension and social security funds. Then again, those only provide “some” money for the pension, and I strongly recommend you look at a totally “private” pension fund, and pay that your whole life while you’re at it. That’s the thing about freelancers. Nobody pays anything for you as an individual, they only pay for your “services”, and the rest is up to you. That’s why you can charge slightly higher, but also have no vacation time, paid leave and so on and so forth.

Over here for example, most of such payments are made together with the taxes, and depend on profit amount. More profit > bigger payment > better pay later on.

Hope this helps.

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In my country I have to register as a freelancer and to pay every month pension and health insurances.

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BittLoader
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@mihaimcm Where are you from? It depends from country to country, i can help you if you need more info.

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VF
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Thread title sounds like an Ad!

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KingDog
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I’d love to know more about how I can get money to come home with me :P

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pixelentity
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I’d love to know more about how I can get money to come home with me :P
you cannot retire. you’re the chosen one*

* as in the person who will, for the rest of his life, listen to our rants, report back to devs and being yelled at because of that.

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KingDog
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I’d love to know more about how I can get money to come home with me :P
you cannot retire. you’re the chosen one*

* as in the person who will, for the rest of his life, listen to our rants, report back to devs and being yelled at because of that.

BF

I’m living the dream! :)

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tunesurfers
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Buy some google shares every month, never sell, never trade. 20 years later money will come to your home :)

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