Most female entrepreneurs have heard the advice to keep their business and her personal finances separate. There’s a good reason for it too. Dipping into her personal credit to help fund her business ventures is not only asking for trouble, it’s also unsustainable.
Working for yourself comes with lots of perks and for most people it can appear to be the ideal situation: make your own schedule, spontaneous coffee trips and mid-day napping… right?
Well, not quite.
Aside from the fact that you actually do work – probably more than you ever have in your life – there are other stressors that non-entrepreneurs tend not to think about. These are benefits that are generally offered in the employee/employer relationship: health insurance, paid time off, sick days, retirement savings and steady predictable pay.