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Government Will Try To Figure Out How Many Americans Are Now Part Of The “On-Demand” Workforce

How many Americans are making money from “on-demand” jobs — like being an Uber driver, selling stuff on Etsy, or renting out a room on Airbnb — that either didn’t exist until a few years ago or have exploded in popularity thanks to technological innovations? No one really knows, with various reports putting it at anywhere from 5% of the workforce to more than a third. So, for the first time in more than a decade, the U.S. Department of Labor will try to get a more accurate headcount on so-called “contingent” workers. [More]

Ideas On Scraping Up Extra Cash For The Holidays

Ideas On Scraping Up Extra Cash For The Holidays

Money always seems to be tight when you need it the most during the holiday rush. You can try to cut costs, but you may need to scrounge up some extra cash to make ends meet.

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