Should you leave your day job to freelance? From finances to insurance, here’s what to ponder.

Great information and advice, in case you’re thinking of going freelance 😎

No, this post isn’t for everyone. You must be far enough along in your freelance writing career before you even consider a full break from your daytime job.

It’s one of the most frightening moves you’ll ever make. A day job is your stable income, your floor. Even if you earn nothing from freelancing in a month, you can always count on “x” salary.

But you may eventually lack the time and energy for both full-time and freelance work. If you choose freelancing on the side and the assignments pile up, your 9-to-5 reputation could tank. You might risk getting fired before you are ready to quit, or you may be super-exhausted.

If you lack time for family, friends, work-outs, recreational reading, meditation, prayer, or whatever spiritual activity you prefer, you are too busy.

This is fine when you are first building a business, but it does not work long term…

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