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Injunction against unionizing Uber

Brian O'Sullivan | April 24, 2017

Earlier this month, a federal judge in Seattle temporarily blocked the country’s first attempt at trying to unionize the independent contractors of Uber and Lyft. Seattle had a law that passed in 2015, saying that independent contractors like Uber of Lyft drivers had the right to collectively bargain their rights, hours, benefits, and the like. […]

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How to Get the Most Out of Working Those Extra Gig Hours

The Gig Economy provides some fun opportunities to earn extra income. Sometimes it can be hard to tackle everything in your life while working extra hours. There are ways to stay organized and keep from overworking yourself. Let’s start with priorities… Priorities Start by prioritizing your needs. What do you want to get out of working […]

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April 17, 2017

The Evolution of Online Shopping

When the internet first started to spread, it was only a matter of time before people started using it as a storefront. Sales has to be one of the oldest professions, and there’s always someone looking to sell you something. What better way to sell to a massive amount of people than the internet? The […]

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April 13, 2017

The hierarchy of companies now embracing the Gig Economy

When most people think of the Gig Economy, they think of the employee. The stereotype of someone driving an UBER around to make ends meet still permeates. And for good reason. The Gig Economy has forever changed our economy and has given the employee more options when it comes to making money and deciding when […]

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April 10, 2017

How to Plan for Retirement as a Freelancer

The Gig Economy saw major growth after the 2008 financial crisis. Since then, it’s been growing at a rapid rate. But why? Primarily because it seems like people are trusting corporations less and less with their careers. Now that the days of pensions are over, corporations don’t have the competitive edge they once had. So […]

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April 5, 2017

Veryfier in talks with Direct Express Inc.

With the launch of the Veryfier app a month ago, I have received many questions about the potential for Veryfier to include buying items overseas. I’d like to pass along the good news that after talking to Laurent Piani, the CEO and founder of Veryfier, that is, in fact, in motion as you read this. […]

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April 3, 2017

6 Ways to Truly Protect Yourself When You Shop Online

It’s 2017. We’re long past the stage of being afraid to shop on the internet, but we also know that we must take precautions against fraud, identity theft and other security measures. Hackers are getting smarter, and while computers are getting more secure, that doesn’t mean we can just sit back and do what we […]

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March 27, 2017

Why the Gig Economy is Exploding (According to the Facts)

LinkedIn has access to more career data than most funded surveys, and they’ve used this to their advantage. LinkedIn has taken the numbers from their user profiles and compiled the data into a study. And this study is eye-opening for anyone who’s interested in the Gig Economy and the new jobs it’s creating. For starters, […]

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March 23, 2017

THE POWER OF THE RENTAL

THE POWER OF THE RENTAL Renting has long had a stigma attached to it. Parents would often ask:  Why are you renting at 30 years old, when you should be buying a house? Why are you leasing a car, when you could buy it and have something to show for it at the end? These […]

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March 20, 2017

How to Budget Irregular Income While Working in the Gig Economy

The Gig Economy is fantastic for producing extra income, or providing your primary income. But there is one downside (if you want to call it that): the income isn’t always consistent. It comes with the territory. That’s ok though, because you can still budget and manage irregular income wisely, just like you can with a […]

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