Just because the career is amazingly flexible doesn’t mean it’s magical. It’s pretty dang hard to design and execute a full-fledged career as a freelancer while simultaneously parenting.
The ability to customize your costs and benefits is both a pro and a con of being a freelancer.
A $250,000-earning freelance writer makes more than eight times the income of a freelancer who makes $30,000. Yet both call themselves “freelance writers.” What gives?
So far in my “Pros & Cons of Freelancing” column,
Perhaps you live in the big city of corporate workplaces.