If you are choosing between a salaried job and self-employment, plan carefully. It’s a big deal to give up a job—with its steady salary and benefits—to start out on your own, especially in tough economic times. At the same time, there are many reasons for wanting to be self-employed.
See also: Thinking about starting a business?
As you research a specific business idea, take a look at the questions below. It’s important to feel comfortable with your decision before you make a move.