Gig Economy

Gig Economy

I Earned $44,358 From My Side-Gigs in 2020…and I Could Have Earned More

Posted by The Savvy Retiree on December 21, 2020

Here at the end of the year, I have a number to share with you: $44,358. That’s my total, pre-tax haul from all my various freelancing activities in 2020: financial columns, writing walking tours, editing screenplays, the screenplay for which I sold the rights, microstock photography, income from an e-book I wrote, a bit of […]

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My Side-Hustles Bring in up to $3,500 a Month…and They Can Do the Same for You

Posted by The Savvy Retiree on December 7, 2020

In the weeks and months following COVID’s emergence in the U.S., I began writing about the toll it was having and would have on older workers—namely the historically high unemployment rate for people, like me, who are over 50. Now comes more sad news. In the third quarter, more than 28 million baby boomers threw […]

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Today Everyone Has the Opportunity to Become a Foreign Correspondent

Posted by The Savvy Retiree on January 15, 2020

My driver, Mustafa, was pointing out a derelict, hilltop pillbox from which soldiers once kept armed watch over Lebanon’s war-torn Bekaa Valley…when my phone chirped. It was a hotel consultant from Australia. He was desperate for help. When I hung up, I told Mustafa of the conversation. “Not a problem,” he said. “I’m hungry, anyway, […]

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Creating Passive Income Using The Sharing Economy

Posted by The Savvy Retiree on December 16, 2017

All over the world, people are renting out their spare rooms thanks to the Airbnb platform. Others are earning as drivers through Uber or Lyft. The sharing economy allows you to create…

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