Being self-employed has some benefits: You get to choose your own hours, you don’t have to count “vacation days” and you’ll never worry about getting downsized. On the other hand, you’re truly on your own – there’s no employer-sponsored retirement plan and no benefits package. So, if you’ve recently started a business or become a “gig worker,” possibly due to the COVID-19 pandemic, what can you do to get on the road to financial security?

There are several steps you can take, including the following:

This article was written by Edward Jones for use by your local Edward Jones Financial Advisor. Edward Jones, Member SIPC, Frank Pizzuto, AAMS, 249 York St., Gettysburg 717-337-2556 frank.pizzuto@edwardjones.com.

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