Mortgages and the Self-Employed (Scott McElmurry Commentary) by Scott McElmurry Posted 7/8/2013 12:00 am Updated 5 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 articles older than 15 days. Articles newer than 15 days are not included in this offer. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.