The Moneyist: I’ve been working for my millionaire friend for 4 years — she’s never given me a pay raise. My husband says I should be grateful

Dear Quentin,

I have been working remotely part time as an independent contractor (aka Form 1099) for a friend for four years doing bookkeeping and admin work. When I started, she told me how much she pays and I was happy with the rate since it is more than I could make where I live. I don’t want to ruin this friendship. but I also don’t want to be a sucker.

I have been at the same hourly rate for the entire 4 years. She frequently tells me how she appreciates me, what a good job I do, and begs me not to leave. While the rate…

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