When you work at home dealing with time off can be difficult because, unlike at a corporate job, you’re not paid for your vacations. Christmas Day and New Year’s Day are typically days when people don’t work.
Ideally, you should save for vacations and holidays all year long – but sometimes it doesn’t it work out that way.
Without savings, there are basically two options:
- Tighten your belt. Live on a smaller budget.
- Work through the holidays and/or vacation.
For myself, I plan to work full-time next week. For the final week of the month, I plan to take Christmas Eve and Christmas Day off and work half days the rest of the week. I’ll also take off New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. (I guess that’s a combination of option 1 and option 2.)
What are your writing plans for the holidays? Will you work, or take time off?
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