The freelancer economy is on the rise ...

BRENDON SCHRADER, FAST COMPANY:

"These days, even professionals like attorneys, CMOs, and consultants with world-class training are choosing to work independently.

"There are many reasons why independent work is on the rise, from shifting economic conditions to corporate downsizing and employee dissatisfaction. But two things have slowly fueled the trend in a much bigger way, lowering the barriers that once made independent contracting much more challenging."

Read about it, here.