Red and orange are self employed
The other four are employed in a company
The plan to build up a company is the most risky – it could go either way
Corporate Slave means long hours and politics in order to get either shares or a good pension
and here is how they play out over time, taking at just happiness, not money
(although I’ve tried to factor money into happiness a little bit)
I’m thinking that the red gets more and ore stressful until the sell off, which could go either way. The sell off happens earlier than the early retirement (often) and both before the black strategy pays off.
Green and purple are similar happiness – one has a fun job, while the other has a job that is at least easy, and fun outside