When millions of Americans look in the mirror, their manager is staring back. Last year, about 41 million people ages 21 and above were self-employed in the United States, according to a 2017 report by MBO Partners, a company offering business services and tools to independent workers.
But as the independent workforce continues to grow, self-employed Americans may face a harsh reality if they apply for a mortgage. In fact, many will be rejected simply because they freelance or work for themselves.
When Michelle Taylor, 34, a self-employed public relations consultant, and her husband sought to buy a five-bedroom home […] Read more