Six years ago, newly married, Charles Melear and his wife had a choice: follow his church headquarters from Los Angeles to Cincinnati or move to Fort Collins, Colo.
Then it occurred to him that he could move to Colorado and keep his meeting-planner job with the United Church of God. “I was traveling three months a year anyway. I realized that once laptops became common use, I could work anywhere,” he says.
He has been telecommuting ever since.
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