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What Boomers Need to Know About Working in the Gig Economy

By Richard Eisenberg

The “gig economy” is sounding pretty tempting to many boomers. After all, having a side job while working full-time or picking up part-time opportunities in retirement can help bolster savings, make your financial future more comfortable and allow you to work when and where you want. No surprise that a new Betterment survey about the gig economy found that 67 percent of workers with full-time jobs and side hustles are doing the gig work primarily for financial reasons.

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This article originally published May 17th, 2018 on Next Avenue

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