Mortgages and the Self-Employed (Scott McElmurry Commentary) by Scott McElmurry Posted 7/8/2013 12:00 am Updated 3 years ago Financial independence — the knowledge that you, not a corporation, control your economic destiny — is an empowering feeling and a huge motivating factor for people who become self-employed. Want the Full Article? Get Unlimited Archive Access for $19.95 per Year Readers must pay to access stories older than 20 days. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.