This Week @ Real Finance

What is the Gig Economy?

Man in suit with briefcase and open umbrella walking a tightrope over a city.

Whether it's driving for an app-based ride share company or working as an independent contractor for a traditional company, let's look at the pros and cons of 21st century freelancing.

Introduction to Gig Economy

More workers than ever are moving away from full-time employment and towards more flexible arrangements.

How is a Gig Job Different Than a Traditional Job?

The term "gig economy" generally refers to working outside traditional employer/employee relationship.

Pros and Cons of Gig Jobs

Gig work brings freedom and flexibility, but sometimes at a cost.

Tax Implications of Freelance Work

It's crucial to stay on top of your tax obligations - there are no second chances when it comes to the IRS.

The Gig Economy: Sustainable and Secure?

A number of factors suggest the gig economy will stick around. Regulatory and economic changes could effect the way gig workers do business.

Implications of Participating in the Gig Economy

Short-term, discrete gigs can be financially rewarding, but present potential complications as well.

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Man in suit with briefcase and open umbrella walking a tightrope over a city.

Last Week @ Real Finance

What is the Gig Economy?

Whether it's driving for an app-based ride share company or working as an independent contractor for a traditional company, let's look at the pros and cons of 21st century freelancing.

Introduction to Gig Economy

More workers than ever are moving away from full-time employment and towards more flexible arrangements.

How is a Gig Job Different Than a Traditional Job?

The term "gig economy" generally refers to working outside traditional employer/employee relationship.

Pros and Cons of Gig Jobs

Gig work brings freedom and flexibility, but sometimes at a cost.

Tax Implications of Freelance Work

It's crucial to stay on top of your tax obligations - there are no second chances when it comes to the IRS.

The Gig Economy: Sustainable and Secure?

A number of factors suggest the gig economy will stick around. Regulatory and economic changes could effect the way gig workers do business.

Implications of Participating in the Gig Economy

Short-term, discrete gigs can be financially rewarding, but present potential complications as well.

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