In today's troubled economy and struggling job market, many individuals are realizing that one job just isn't enough to cover the cost of rising expenses. Those with student loans have it especially tough, as they face the stress of ensuring they have enough to pay for daily expenses as well as monthly loan payments. Leisurely activities and other recreational expenses often have to be eliminated. To remedy this, many have turned to freelancing. Freelancing isn't for everyone—the additional hours can add up, and less leisure time with your family and friends can also be a strain. But if you can handle a second job, there are many benefits.