Going into business for yourself? It seems like there will be lots of advantages: no more boss to manage, no more office politics to navigate. On the other hand there are a lot of risks and disadvantages — uncertainty and variations in income, lack of resources, and total responsibility — to name a few.
In this SBA article, franchise advisor Joel Libava gets to some of the top advantages and disadvantages of being your own boss. https://www.sba.gov/blogs/pros-and-cons-being-boss