I’ve posted before about what it’s like driving for Uber and Lyft but today I wanted to update you on the situation for drivers. I think there is still a ton of opportunity in the 1099/on-demand economy but it’s definitely getting tougher. For all the same reasons (pay, flexibility, etc) that people like me started […]
How Much Does It Cost To Go To FinCon? (And My Biggest Takeaway From The Conference)
One of the coolest parts about being a personal finance blogger is the community that I get to engage with on a daily basis. I started blogging three years ago as a way to really just jot down all my thoughts on personal finance. A lot of times when I can’t remember why I’m investing […]
Honeymoon Trip Report: Free Flights to Rome on American Airlines
As most of you know, I’ve been gone for the past few weeks on my honeymoon. I’d like to thank all of my friends who posted in my absence and while the honeymoon was awesome, I’m also glad to be back home and get back to work. This is the first article in a month […]
How Much Can You Make Driving For Lyft and Uber in OC/LA?
This post originally appeared on The Rideshare Guy Blog and Podcast but since I’m on my honeymoon I thought it would be a good article to post since the number one question I get from people is: How Much Can You Make Driving for Lyft and Uber? I drive in Orange County (OC) (and sometimes in Los […]
My First Weekend Driving For Uber and Lyft and My First Celebrity Passenger
This post originally appeared on The Rideshare Guy Blog and Podcast but since I was busy celebrating the Fourth of July yesterday I didn’t have time to write a new post. A lot of people have been asking me about my experience driving for Lyft and so far it’s been great. And since I’m having such a […]
My First Week as a Lyft Driver
This post originally appeared on The Rideshare Guy Blog and Podcast but I thought it would be a nice change of pace for my readers since driving for Uber and Lyft can be a great way to make extra money. The best part about driving is that it barely feels like work yet you can make $30-$50/hr […]
Announcing the Launch of My Newest Project: The Rideshare Guy Blog and Podcast
You may not have noticed but over the past 6 months, I’ve been outsourcing a lot of the back end work for this blog to other people. I really enjoy writing so I still write all of the Monday/Friday articles but I’ve been getting a lot of help from a couple awesome virtual assistants (VA’s) and […]
Have You Thought About Becoming a Driver for Lyft/Uber?
Exclusively for Lyft Drivers! Sign up with Uber now and get $500 after your first ride and a guaranteed $30/hr until June 30. Sign up here using my referral code. Free Passenger Ride Codes Believe it or not, Uber and Lyft are still giving out tons of free credits to new drivers. If you’re a driver […]
Can I Get Rid of My Car Yet?
Having lived in Southern California my whole life, I’ve always needed a car to get around. Even when I was young and I couldn’t drive anywhere, I still relied on my parents to drop me off at school, take me to soccer practice and wherever else I needed to go. Now that I’m all grown […]