Freelancers in the gig economy enjoy the flexibility of their own schedule, ditching the commute, and a limitless potential of earned income. On the other side of the coin, freelancers aren’t guaranteed a consistent source of employment, health benefits or retirement accounts, and must manage their own taxes.
Three men walk into a bar. Each of them has just purchased the same item. Before going to the bar, the first man went to a store and bought a shirt. It now sits in his car. The second man went to that store’s website, found the shirt and purchased it.