From: Get Rich Slowly
By: Roderick Kelly
Side jobs are always a popular topic on Get Rich Slowly.
Whether your goal is to boost savings, supplement retirement income or pay down debt faster, you are not alone in choosing to work nights, weekends or in-between other demands.
This can mean Uber driving, dog walking, freelance writing, even assembling IKEA furniture for a fee, essentially wherever skills and interests intersect with demand for those services.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics says about 20 million Americans are working part-time for so-called “non-economic reasons,” meaning issues such as childcare or income restrictions prevent them from working full-time or they simply do not want to work full-time.