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Subject:  Re: Location, Location, Location? Date:  5/25/2002  2:40 PM
Author:  feedmehuman Number:  5893 of 14977

Being self employed is hard but once you are on the road you just keep going along it. You lose security but each day's survival (or hopefully success) in business is very rewarding in itself.

There were plenty of flaws in The Millionaire Next Door, but one thing it pointed out was that a business has many customers, and therefore many sources of income. On the other hand, when you are employed by someone else, you have only *one* source of income. Your employer.

I'd say working for The Man is a lot less secure than actually being The Man. (or Woman).


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