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Susan Ward

What Are the Top Benefits of Owning Your Own Business?

By November 7, 2012

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As you see in this collection of Statistics on Being a Canadian Small Business Owner, small business owners generally work long hours (an average of 48.7 hours per week).

And they find it difficult to separate their business from their personal lives (perhaps because of the long hours they're working)!

But still, two-thirds of small business owners describe themselves as 'very happy' in the Annual TD Canada Trust Small Business Survey.

So why is owning your own business so much better than working for someone else? What do you view as the top benefits of owning your own business? Add your thoughts here.

Then read what I think are the best advantages to owning your own business and see whether or not you agree.

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