One of the most common questions I am asked. I am reminded of this firstly by going to London again today to deliver what is becoming a regular slot to talk to accountants at the Institute of Chartered Accountants for England and Wales (ICAEW) about the joys or otherwise of portfolio careers. And secondly having commented on a very well written, racy piece from The Cynical Girl in the US. She is making the point of how difficult it can be and also that many of us are conning ourselves with the illusion of freedom of choice. Read and see what you think. And of course you can always take our test on this site to check your own suitability.