Showdown 2: Money
This is part two of a series exploring factors in self-employment and traditional employment. For more about this series, read the opening article.
How much financial compensation you receive
Working for yourself can pay a lot more than working in a traditional setting. If you can meet your bare minimum – what you absolutely need to maintain your lifestyle – you’ll find a lot more satisfaction in your pay. Meanwhile, arguing with your employer about how much you should be making or constantly looking for a new job that pays better is stressful and distracting. Put another way, is there any way your job can make you rich?