Independence more important than money for small business owners

by Ryan Streeter on May 26, 2014. Follow Ryan on Twitter.

According to the Wells Fargo/Gallup small business survey, more than 80 percent of small business owners say they would become a business owner all over again if given the choice. This percentage has been fairly constant over the past decade, unaffected by the recession.

Part of the reason the recession didn’t change that figure is likely because income, it turns out, is not nearly as important to small business owners as the independence owning a business brings. In fact it’s not even close:

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