The financial well-being of the self-employed - ARCHIVED

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About 1 in 6 Canadian workers is self-employed. Does taking on the responsibility of a business result in greater earning potential? More wealth? Affect spending patterns? This paper uses a variety of data sources to examine how the self-employed differ from paid employees in income level and dispersion, wealth, retirement preparation and spending.

Issue Number: 2011004
Author(s): Larochelle-Côté, Sébastien; Uppal, Sharanjit
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