Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Perl: the Markov chain saw
 
PerlMonks  

Re^3: Help in Tough Times

by sundialsvc4 (Monsignor)
on Mar 09, 2009 at 12:34 UTC ( #749265=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Help in Tough Times
in thread Help in Tough Times

You've been doing it for four years, and you started in a better economy. All that I am really saying is, “don't harbor any illusions.” Contracting is neither easy, nor certain, nor is it particularly attractive. I was meeting last night with an attorney (“attorneys make the big bucks, right? ...”) who's having a baby! Great news, huh? Uh uh. No insurance. Nor will they now be able to get any:   the future bambino is a “pre-existing condition.”

You can set up a proper LLC, build up a customer base, and purchase insurance, and even write it off when you do. But all of that takes time. If you have never actually done it before...

“Just no illusions, okay? Good luck! It may well be the best, or the only, chance you've got. But, no illusions.”


Comment on Re^3: Help in Tough Times

Log In?
Username:
Password:

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://749265]
help
Chatterbox?
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others wandering the Monastery: (12)
As of 2014-09-19 07:57 GMT
Sections?
Information?
Find Nodes?
Leftovers?
    Voting Booth?

    How do you remember the number of days in each month?











    Results (133 votes), past polls