Person emptying wallet Youngentrepreneurs should be asking themselves tough questions, such aswhether they have a Plan B lest Plan A go awry, and whether they’reprepared to tough out the hungry days that come with a businessstartup.

Seventy percent of young adult jobseekers say they want thefreedom of being their own boss rather than the job security ofregular employment, and 53 percent say they’ll probably launch their own business in days to come.

That’s according to research conducted by MAVY Poll on behalf ofthe American Institute of CPAs, which checked out the employmentprospects of millennials who either graduated from college in thelast 24 months or will do so in the next 12 months and arepresently looking for work—those “young adult job seekers”mentioned above.

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Marlene Satter

Marlene Y. Satter has worked in and written about the financial industry for decades.