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Lesson 3. Balancing Home and Office > The 30-Second Recap - Pg. 15

Balancing Home and Office 15 The Internet is burgeoning with organizations such as and, designed to service the rising number of free-lancers and independent contractors. Some full-service companies will take care of payroll and set up a 401(k) for your home office. Depending on finances and your expertise, going independent could be a step in the right direction to achieve the right balance between home and office life. Finding your balance is not an easy task. You can't do it alone, even though you want to. However, with planning, the right attitude, and the right company, you can do a lot. In the words of one of the author's spouse, there will always be other jobs, but this family is for keeps. The 30-Second Recap · The changing American society has added challenges to balancing home and office lives. · Setting both short-term and long-term goals will help create balance. · All lifestyles can benefit from a defined break between work and home.