Thursday, 18 April 2019

From millennials to seniors, Twin Cities workers embrace the ‘side hustle’ economy – Minneapolis Star Tribune

Zach Bohlman had his eye on a used Corvette, but couldn’t justify the cost of “a fun summer toy.”

So he got behind the wheel of his 2014 Hyundai Elantra and drove for Uber and Lyft. For 18 months, he allocated every penny from his side gig to his summer toy fund.

“I worked weekend nights, picking up the drunk crowd downtown,” said Bohlman, 31, whose day job is in insurance arbitration. Even after he got his sports car, he continued to pull the occasional ride share shift.


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