So you want to write a book but aren’t sure if it’s worth your time. As a published author of both an ebook and a traditional hardcover book, let me share with you the pros and cons of being an author. Given the success of my Wall Street Journal bestseller, Buy This, Not That, I’ve […]
Driving for Uber is one way to earn extra side hustle income. After all, the more income you make, the sooner you can reach financial independence. Side hustles are a part of the post-pandemic era of making money. However, making money driving for Uber is getting harder and harder now. Uber is currently DESPERATE for
The following is a guest post by Holly, a freelancer writer and blogger I’ve known for over five years. I’ve seen her grow her side-hustle, ClubThrifty.com from a tiny site to one that has allowed her and her husband, Greg to quit their day jobs. Freelance writing is the easiest way to get started making money
Most people dream about getting rich. Yet, many of those people aren’t willing to put in the work. Are you too proud to be rich? I hope not! Let me share with you some great insights I learned from a visit I had to Uber’s corporate office in San Francisco years ago. I, along with
Previously, I had written about my struggling friend Jabir who was unemployed for a couple years before he discovered Uber. He drove for Uber for a year before switching over to be a dedicated hotel driver. In this post, my other friend Harry shares why he drives for Uber even though he’s financially thriving. Enjoy!
Negotiating using the BATNA technique is huge for saving you money or making you more money. Last year, after playing an afternoon tennis match at my club, I decided to switch on my Uber driver app to try and catch a fare heading home. Making money by going in a direction I planned to go
Today, driving for Uber sucks. The pay is too low and the customers are not great. With the global pandemic, business is down a lot. This post highlights what it was like driving for Uber back in 2015-2016, when it was all the side-hustle range. I never planned to drive for Uber. It just happened.
How safe are we really? It’s hard to know when you hear about an Uber driver gunning down six people in Kalamazoo, Michigan between rides. He had a 4.73 rating out of 5.0, and had zero traffic violations since 2006. Granted, he did have six speeding tickets before 2006, which should have raised eyebrows, especially if one’s function is
Are you a morning person or an evening person? I’ve been a morning person since I had to get into the office at Goldman Sachs at 5:30 am in 1999. More than 24 years later, I’m still a morning person. One of the ways to make more money is to work while others are sleeping
Free Uber rides are great. Let me show you how to get free Uber rides in this post. For the past several years, I’ve seen Uber grow from a scrappy startup to an enormous success based right here in San Francisco. In the Fall of 2013, the company was “only” valued at $3.5 billion. As