Studies by the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services reveal that 95% of Americans do not attain financial independence by the time they reach age 65 and therefore are dependent upon the government or they must continue working until they die.
A survey of financial experts suggests that Social Security is considered to be a flawed system. According to the Social Security Administration, recipients currently receive, on average, 43 percent of pre-retirement income and that is projected to fall below 30 percent if additional funding is not found.
So now you’ve come to the realization that you desire much more from life than employment has to offer and are no longer satisfied with just a J.O.B. that leaves you (Just Over Broke). It’s a sad existence to live life just for the weekend, because that means you’re only living on the weekend. Monday through Friday (sometimes Saturday too) you belong to your boss.
Isn’t it ironic how we put all of our experience, momentum, tenacity, resourcefulness, and expertise into our job producing tremendous profits for the employer and we accept our measly paycheck as if it adequately compensates us for our accomplishments?
Don’t misunderstand what I’m saying; there’s nothing wrong with making an honest living but ask yourself, when you’re working for someone else, are you honestly living or merely existing? It seems that it would make much more sense to put all of those energies into something that would guarantee a much more fulfilling and abundant life.
When you’re working for yourself no matter how many hours you put in you have a sense of satisfaction and gratification. Working a job only brings you a salary-leaving you in the ‘rat race’ and even if you win the race you’re still a rat! Make no mistake about it becoming successful in business will take some hard work but “The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary”.
According to USA Today, almost 96% of all adults ages 25-44 want to own their own business. Did you know that the Small Business Administration states that 70% of all new businesses last a minimum of 2 to 5 years? Furthermore, according to the Labor Department, Baby Boomers account for 54% of successful self-employed persons.
Information from ‘Home Business Magazine’ and the U.S. Labor Department states that a new home-based business opens every 11 seconds and home-based businesses generate $427 billion in revenue.
One of America’s most influential authors refers to home-based businesses as the ‘Smartest Success Strategy”. Successful people take a course of action that coincides with their belief or passion.