Books.

eBooks written and published by Hiroko Nishimura.

Freelance Finance 101 helps a freelancer-to-be begin setting up their small business or side hustle for financial success!

Based on 2 years of countless hours of research and questions I had as a newbie freelancer, I break down many important financial concepts like health insurance, retirement options, and taxes for self-employed people in the United States.


Table of Contents

  • The Decision to Freelance
  • Initial Startup Funds
  • Transfer your 401(k) and HSA
  • Health Insurance options
  • Self-Employment Structures
  • Freelance Corporate Structures
  • Managing Business Bank Accounts
  • Bookkeeping: No Way Around It
  • Retirement options
  • Accounting Principle: Pay Yourself First
  • Getting Paid
  • Taxes as a Freelancer
  • Pricing Yourself as a Freelancer
  • Thinking Like a Business Owner

Intro to AWS for Newbies eBook takes you from “What the heck is the Cloud?” to understanding the fundamental concepts of Cloud Computing and Amazon Web Services (AWS), to creating and securing your own AWS account.


Table of Contents

  • Intro to Cloud Computing
  • Intro to Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Create an AWS Account
  • Secure Your AWS Account
  • Intro to AWS Free Tier
  • Intro to Cloud Concepts
  • In Review: What’s Next?
Hiroko Nishimura
AWS Community Hero. Special Education teacher turned IT Engineer turned Technical Writer and Technical Instructor. LinkedIn Learning and egghead Instructor. Arteriovenous Malformation, Brain Surgery, and Brain Injury survivor. Currently in remission for Rheumatoid Arthritis.