Running your own business and setting your own hours is the American dream. While it is a lot of work, it’s not impossible–and it doesn’t have to mean sacrificing time spent with family or never getting to partake in the activities you enjoy.
Although it’s very common for small business owners to work more than the standard 40-hour work week, over half of American small business owners report that they are in a better financial situation since beginning their own business while still maintaining a work-life balance.
Check out the following infographic with information compiled from a survey by OnDeck that provides some statistics about the American small business owner. Does any of this resonate with you?
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