Now that covered employment is finally on the rocks in the U.S., it’s time to go after self-employment.
The 501(c)(3) [the Music Teachers National Association] has about 22,000 members, nearly 90% of them piano teachers, including many women who earn a modest living giving lessons in their homes. The group promotes music study and competitions and helps train teachers. … Given that the average lesson runs around $30 an hour, and that some devoted teachers still give lessons for $5 a pop, this is patently absurd. – Kim Strassel, The Wall Street Journal (more…)