10 Reasons Why Freelancing Is Better Than Regular Jobs

The twenty-first century has seen a dramatic change in the way people think. “Generation Y” started experimenting with “Out-0f-the-box” Ideas of Making Money to stand out of the crowd. “Generation Z”, it seems, is all set to take a step further. As discussed in my previous article about Future Of Freelancing, according to various reliable sources, by 2025, the number of Freelancers in US workforce is set to exceed the number of traditional Job seekers.

So what is it that makes people shift their preference from Regular Jobs To Freelance Jobs? While some people choose to be Freelancers out of necessity, according to Survey carried out by Edelman Berland for Freelancer’s Union and Upwork in 2015, 60% of American Freelancers chose Freelancing as a career by choice.

10 Great Reasons to Go Freelance

If you’re toying with the idea of going freelance; you’ll already know some of the benefits. Getting rid of the commute and ditching your boss may play heavily in the decision-making process but there are other benefits to leaving the rat race behind. We’ve come up with 10 great reasons to go freelance that you might not have considered yet in order to help you decide whether or not to take the plunge.

It’s A Less Expensive Way to Live

When you don’t need to buy a suit, when you don’t need to drive to work, when you don’t have to buy lunch from a sandwich shop, etc. life gets cheaper. In many cases, it gets much cheaper. Back in my last office job I spent $20-$30 a day on food at work. (It was in Saudi Arabia and my colleagues like to eat out to break the monotony of the Saudi day). Today, I often spend less than $5 and that includes my evening meals as well.