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Beyond Uber and Airbnb: 6 Up-and-Coming Companies in the Gig Economy

Kalen Bruce | March 6, 2017

I know you’ve heard of Uber and Airbnb. If you’ve been around the Gig Economy for long, you’ve also heard of Postmates, Lyft and Taskrabbit. But there are new companies demanding their way into this new shared economy all the time. The truth is, more people are getting second jobs everyday, and people are interested […]

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May 1, 2017

3 Ways to Become a More Savvy Shopper Online

Shopping online needs no introduction. We understand the value of comparing thousands of vendors online, compared to only having a few options within our town. And we aren’t afraid of online shopping like we were in 1999. The best part about it is that there are more things to learn and tools to use that […]

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March 8, 2017

THE CELEBRITY OF TECH

The United States loves their celebrities. Not that I really need evidence of this, but if you don’t believe me, go ahead and take a look in the White House. We have likely loved our celebrities since the dawn of time, and companies have long used them as pitchmen or women, but rarely did they have a […]

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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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January 4, 2017

FREELANCING-A PERSONAL STORY

FREELANCING- A PERSONAL STORY I get asked daily by my friends what’s it like not to have a 9-5. “It’s great,” I always answer. “But like, what do you do?” They ask. Well this article is for you guys. My avoidance of the typical 9-5 job started right after college. I graduated from UC Santa […]

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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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March 13, 2017

How the Shared Economy is Saving Our Planet

The phrase “saving our planet” is often thrown around loosely. We just bought some biodegradable toilet paper and feel like we’ve done our part in helping this world carry on for a few more years. But the shared economy (almost interchangeable with the Gig Economy) is actually making real progress towards helping our planet. You could […]

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January 2, 2017

Detecting Fraud: 4 Ways Online Frauders are Framing You

Want to get rich quick? Learn online fraud. That’s about the only way it can actually happen, but is it really worth doing the time? It doesn’t often work out for these fraudulent framers who are trying to steal your life. You can make sure you’re safe by being smart about how you use the internet, […]

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May 4, 2017

The numbers don’t lie…..

“There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.” – Mark Twain via Benjamin Disraeli. That may be true in politics or when you are trying to form someone’s opinion, but here we are just laying out some of the statistics that prove the Gig economy is here to stay.  Some of these […]

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April 24, 2017

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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