I think the problem is not 9 to 5 job but “not having enough savings”. Having a money buffer like you said is the real reason for one to not worry. People choose 9 to 5 job because it comes with a security and fixed money flow at the end of the month and there’s nothing wrong or I don’t believe it will ever go away. People should focus more on saving for such unprecedented times cause ultimately it’s the saving that will get you the peace of mind …

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