Boomers and the Gig Economy
As boomers discover nest eggs aren’t going to get them through retirement, many head back to work. Despite career history and job skills, some are finding the only jobs open to them are low paying, sometimes barely enough to pay for the gas, maintenance, repairs and car insurance needed to get back and forth. Fortunately, there is a solution: the Gig Economy! It’s already big and the opportunities just keep growing. Best of all, you can make the money you need, sitting in front of your computer right at home.
“What this may mean is that the growth of the gig economy, at least the growth measured by Katz and Krueger, is being driven not so much by struggling millennials lining up gigs online as by 60-year-olds working as independent contractors.” Read more…
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