Summer 2005

Summer 2005

Lone Rangers

Lone Rangers

At first glance, Rick Hill and Lauren Dragon seem to have little in common. Hill, 60, has worked for the past decade as a high-paid software engineer, much of the time for Fidelity Investments. He and his wife, who works in marketing and communications, are empty-nesters who own a condo in Boston’s trendy South End,(...)

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Flying solo

Additional research by Eric Wagner The self-employment sector is often depicted as a haven for nonconformists, so maybe it’s appropriate that there seems to be an infinite number of ways to count Americans working on their own. Our chart uses data from the Social Security Administration, which offers the advantages of exact figures (rather than(...)

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