Great thinking! I want to encourage that! Being your own boss and having other kinds of responsibilities has both advantages and disadvantages.
For starters check out my previous post. (http://hubpages.com/hub/Getting-Social-Getting-Pai...
Read it, Sign Up, take a look around, see if running your own business and making money on your own is the right thing for you. You can see every day how much money you made.
This will provide you with some insights and valuable info. In other words thru this business opportunity and the right support you'll be able to quickly learn some business basics. That will be of a great value for your development down the road.
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