Copyright (c) 2009 John Schnieder
Although working from home for yourself can be extremely exciting, it is not for everyone. The problem is not everyone can identify when is the right time to quit their job or stay at home and work. In this article we will talk about when not to work from home because the situation or the timing may not be right.
1. The first thing you must take into consideration is the financial aspect of working from home. If you currently have a job that is paying you on a regular basis you have to ask yourself whether you can afford to quit that job or not.
Another thing to consider is what your financial well being is. For example are you loaded with credit card debt that makes it difficult for you to function financially on a daily basis?
2. Secondly consider how would you make money working from home? When you have a job you are trading hours for dollars. Many times this is difficult to take home and duplicate.
Finding employers who are willing to pay you an hourly rate to work from home for them is not as easy as it sounds. Oftentimes the way to make money working from home is to provide a product or service and sell it.
3. However a downside to this is you may not be able to create an income stream immediately. This means you need to have some sort of a savings account or growth reserve account in place to carry you through the ups and downs of creating a solid income stream. Many people cannot afford to do this and ultimately add to their existing debt.
4. Do you have the skills that it takes to work from home? For example if you want to start an Internet business, and make money online, do you know how to do Internet marketing? This does not have to stop you from getting started, however it may affect whether you do it full time right away or not.
5. Is your home set up so you can go to work and avoid distractions? This is a major problem for people who have kids or friends who are constantly dropping by. To be successful, and work from home, you must be able to walk into an area that is considered your work environment and get busy working.
In summary this is a few things to consider they may affect whether you want to work from home or not. Ultimately this is a personal choice and you will have to weigh the pros and cons of.

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