Now that you have had a good night’s sleep and started your first day out right you should be full of energy and ready to start your first day. For travel nurses this means the beginning of orientation. Each hospital has a different orientation process and some may be longer than others, but there are some [...]
Travel Nurse Finances
Ask a Travel Nursing Housing Expert Question: How can I estimate the taxes that will be taken out of my paycheck for the housing that the travel company provides for me (if I do not have a residence to claim)? How do I compare that to having a residence, tax wise? Ask a Travel Nursing [...]
A digital revolution in couponing coupled with the belt-tightening of the recession have combined to make coupons cool among more than just those clipping the Sunday paper to pieces. Digital coupon usage is now firmly a part of the online shopping experience of millions of US consumers, including myself, sometimes. I’m sure you’ve seen at [...]
Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Hi David, thanks for your response. I did get your book and it helped a lot! I do have another question for you though, regarding overtime. When you take the tax advantage program what is your overtime based off of? Is it your “hourly” rate or your “blended” rate? Thanks [...]
Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I have been traveling for 5 years and have always heard that the pay is really good. I haven’t found this to be true. My base pay has ranged from low $20 to low $30. Since I work PACU I have found it necessary to travel with larger companies like [...]
Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I am going to be taking my first travel position and need some help understanding what they are quoting me. Originally they offered me $33.00 per hour and then when I received the contract it was quoted as $23.00 per hour (taxed) and $410.00 per week that would be untaxed. [...]
It’s a new year and you know what that means don’t you? If you watch TV or read any daily newspaper you may notice the advertisements are geared towards tax preparation, and you’ll be seeing a lot of this until the tax deadline of April 18th. This time of year can be very stressful to many and may seem like quite the daunting task to a travel nurse who has worked in a number of different states and given so many various benefits, but this doesn’t have to be the case if you’re prepared.