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Maybe thought has crossed your mind more than once that it would be nice not to rush off to work every morning. In that case, a home based business might be good for you. Statistics show that 50% of households in U.S. have some sort of business operating out of home. The tax advantages of owning a home business are often touted as a reason to get in game. But there are more important benefits than saving dollars on taxes, such as flexible scheduling. Hours saved not commuting or being stuck in an office can be spent with family or pursuing other interests instead. There are no nights, weekends or holidays to work unless you choose to.
Having freedom to choose your own paycheck is another benefit of any business you own, though perhaps more so with a home business due to lower overhead of working from home. There is no storefront to maintain, few, if any, employees and forget headaches that come with managing people. These are but a few of benefits of working from home. Some types of home business even allow a person to earn recurring income, so that you can continue earning money whether you are working or not.
Maybe your job has not ended yet, but will soon. All better for you! By utilizing this time now to get going on your next income venture, you will be well on your way when current stream of income stops. In today's economic climate, even if your job seems secure, having extra 'insurance' of other income doesn’t look too bad, either.
So, if you are newly unemployed, or about to be, try seeing this change as a source of inspiration, an opportunity to change your life for better. Go after that dream job, or pursue one of many other options available to you. What have you got to lose? Remember, fortune rewards bold, so step out there and go for it! In a few months time, you may be heard to tell someone, "Lost your job? Good for you!”
Karen Walker is a home business consultant specializing in the health and wellness industry. http://www.newamericanfamily.comemail to: firstname.lastname@example.org