Airbnb has changed the travel economy by providing an authentic local experience while helping others put some extra cash in their pockets. So about how much does an average Airbnb host make? According to Travel and Leisure Magazine, the average Airbnb host is earning about $924 a month, making it the most profitable gig in
What exactly is the “gig economy”? Why has it become so popular? Who benefits: companies or employees? The rise of apps has revolutionized the way we conduct business. We are connected to everything by our smartphones, including the gig economy. Through apps like Postmates, TaskRabbit, Wag!, and so many others, people can pick up a
Side hustles are increasingly popular to earn supplemental income, and driving for Uber or Lyft has become one of the most popular ways to do so. While this is an easy way to earn some fast cash, there are hidden fees that drivers need to know about – especially if they want to be a
The sharing economy is more than about making money. It’s about lending a helping hand to your neighbor. It’s become a tool where people are sharing household items and appliances. Businesses are renting out their underutilized office supplies. The sharing economy is also here to stay. More people are looking at disownership rather than ownership.
The “sharing economy” not only helps you save a couple extra bucks, but it is also helping the environment. Selling your old clothes, dining with neighbors and carpooling are some easy ways to help conserve waste. The infographic below explains how the sharing economy is helping to lessen the amount waste we produce.
Uber and Lyft revolutionized ridesharing, but ridesharing has actually been around for 100 years. Ridesharing services have been used throughout history to help people save money and help conservation efforts. Uber, Lyft, Sidecar and Via make these efforts even more accessible.