Uber is tackling one of the biggest challenges for workers in the gig economy

By Jonnelle Marte

Few people would say that saving for retirement is easy. But the process is especially difficult for people who work part time or who freelance for a simple reason: they are much less likely to have access to a retirement account through their jobs.

Now Uber is trying to change that for its drivers by partnering with the robo-adviser Betterment to give drivers access to individual retirement accounts.

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This article originally published August 24th, 2016 on The Washington Post.