Here’s How to Turn Your Second Language into a Side Hustle

Are you fluent in another language? I don’t mean ‘I spent a semester abroad in Italy’ fluent. Or ‘I’ve spent the pandemic building up an impressive Duolingo streak’ fluent. The type of fluency I’m talking about allows you to drift…

Unemployment Benefits Explained: Terms, Definitions and More

Since the start of the pandemic, mass unemployment has rocked the nation. To help mitigate the damage, two economic stimulus packages allotted unprecedented sums of money to create new benefits programs that assist people who are out of work. Millions…

How to Build a Photo Scanning and Digitizing Side Gig

As simple as it sounds — and actually is — most people are overwhelmed by the thought of taking hundreds or even thousands of photos and organizing them into searchable, digital files. Then there are the videos filmed on various…

Chipotle to Hold Nationwide Hiring Event to Fill 15K New Jobs

Chipotle is kicking off the new year with a nationwide hiring blitz. With hundreds of new restaurants in the works, the fast-casual Mexican food chain plans to fill 15,000 new openings, according to the hiring announcement. To make headway on…

How to Maximize Credit Card Rewards and Earn Cash and Perks

If you’re looking for ways to put some extra cash in your pocket, make sure to take advantage of credit card rewards programs. Credit card companies and banks make some of their money from the merchant interchange fees that are…

5 Online Learning Platforms to Help Bolster your Resume

Being a lifelong learner is one of the best ways to stay engaged in your job, whatever field you’re in. There are a lot of ways to exemplify curiosity and a penchant for learning new skills: meeting regularly with your…

DoorDash vs. UberEats: Which App Is Right For Your Next Side Gig?

For better or worse, apps like DoorDash and Uber Eats have disrupted the food-delivery industry. Since their launch in 2013 and 2014 respectively, restaurants across the country have outsourced delivery services to independent drivers who use the apps to make…

Some Mixed Earners to Receive $400 Boost to Unemployment Aid

Some freelancers, gig workers and self-employed people who lost work due to the pandemic will soon see a sizable boost to their weekly unemployment benefits. The new $900 billion stimulus package authorizes enhanced unemployment benefits for millions of jobless Americans,…

4 Major Trends Every Gig Worker Should Expect in the 2021 Economy

As a staff writer, I cover trends in side gigs, app-based work and odd jobs, collectively referred to as “the gig economy.” These trends are volatile during a good year, and 2020 was anything but a good year. Last year,…