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How The Gig Economy Is Fueling A New Type Of Entrepreneur

May 12, 2018View for printing

It's official: the gig economy is taking over work as we know it. More than a third of the workforce -- 55 million Americans -- are currently working as freelancers. This is the highest number of people on record who have chosen freedom over a 401k.

For some, the gig economy is simply a way to pick up extra cash. That's how my first company, 1-800-GOT-JUNK?, got its start: I needed to pay for college. For others, though, it's a way to escape from the corporate world for good. They want the freedom and control that only working for themselves can provide.

Brian Scudamore

https://www.forbes.com/sites/brianscu ... a262ddd6e11
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