The Self-Employed – Who They Are, and Why They Work for Themselves

by Janet Attard, on July 20, 2022

Self-employment is a source of income for more than 24 million workers in the US. Some are full-time self-employed, others are gig workers, work for themselves part-time or freelance occasionally. Here are traits they share. Who are the self-employed? What characteristics do they share? What kind of work do they do? Why do they work ...