Financial tips for the self-employed
Last updated 8/10/2021 at 12:49pm
FALLBROOK – Being self-employed has some benefits: You get to choose your own hours; you don't have to count "vacation days" and you'll never worry about getting downsized. On the other hand, you're truly on your own – there's no employer-sponsored retirement plan and no benefits package.
So, if you've recently started a business or become a "gig worker," possibly due to the COVID-19 pandemic, what can you do to get on the road to financial security?
There are several steps you can take, including the following:
• Establish a budget. When you're self-employed – and especially when y...