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Here’s 5 Legit Sites That Pay You to Take Surveys

As the COVID-19 Pandemic persists, businesses and government agencies are encouraging people to take a pause at work and stay home. This means that opportunities to make money online are now in high demand. Paid surveys can be quite lucrative, if you find the right ones.

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Amelia F

Uber Drivers Get Paid to Use The Play Octopus Tablet

Drivers are able to make up to $100 per month just for having this free tablet in their car while doing rideshare. Drivers get bonuses too, based on how much their passengers interact with the tablet. Those bonuses are in addition to the $100. In addition to the extra earnings from high scores and advertisements, drivers report that this new source of entertainment inspires better conversation, higher driver ratings, and better tips.

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Bathroom Finder Apps
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Charissa K

The Top 4 Bathroom Finder Apps for Drivers

Whether you are in a busy urban area or far out in the burbs it can be a challenge to find a good bathroom stop when doing rideshare or delivery. Off hours and unfamiliar locations can make this even trickier. These 4 apps help you know where to go.

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Vehicles
Sarah Ware

Don’t Overpay for Your Next Car

Are you thinking about trading in your current vehicle and  buying a new car? While it may be tempting to pull the trigger on a new ride, consider the following before heading out to the dealership. 

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Elianna S

Rideshare Rental Guide: How to Rent a Car for Uber or Lyft

When you start doing rideshare or delivery, you’ll want to make sure you have a reliable, durable, and attractive vehicle. If you’re struggling to figure out the “ride” part of rideshare, it might be time to check out these rental options for Uber and Lyft Drivers.

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Filing your taxes as an Uber driver
Taxes
Rideshare Guru

Free Webinar: Filing Your Taxes as a Rideshare Driver

Kenneth W. Boyd is a former Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Auditor, Tax Preparer and College Professor. Boyd brings a wealth of business experience to financial education. In this webinar, Ken covers: Writing off expenses, Understanding your 1099 form, The Uber year end summary, & more …

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Rideshare Guru

Credit Karma Offering 100% Free Tax Filing

A few years ago Credit Karma launched a free credit monitoring service to help you get your finances on track. They didn’t have any hidden fees, just good advice and a good service with some advertising designed to help you meet your financial goals. Now, they’re taking that business model and helping consumers file their taxes online – for FREE.

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Rideshare Guru

Best Dash Cams for Uber & Lyft Drivers

We’ve reviewed the best dashcams for Uber and Lyft drivers based on features and value. ​Whether you want a dual facing camera that records inside of the car, or a cheap dash cam just for some added protection, we’ve got the best dashcams for Uber & Lyft drivers picked out.

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Vehicles
Ken Boyd

New vs Used Car Buying Guide

If you’re buying a car for rideshare, there are a number of factors to consider when choosing between new and used. We looked at a 2019 Toyota Camry and a 2016 Toyota Camry, and compared the numbers. Here is a summary of the finances:

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7 easy stretches for full time uber drivers
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Alyssa Paskow

7 Easy Yoga Stretches for Uber Drivers

When you’ve been driving for hours at a time, it’s common to experience muscle tension or even pain throughout your body. Taking a short break every once and a while to stretch quickly can help you feel much more comfortable behind the wheel.

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Alyssa Paskow

Staying in Shape as an Uber Driver

According to research published by the CDC and the Mayo Clinic, long hours behind the wheel can be related to several health problems including obesity, diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, back pain and increased stress.  Sitting for hours at a time, frequent snacking and fast food consumption bear much of the blame, but with good habits, however, you can combat these pitfalls and stay in shape while doing Uber or Lyft.

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Elianna S

Best Mobile Phone Carriers for Uber & Lyft Drivers

Whether you’re self-employed or work for a business, you’re only as good as the tools in your toolbox. Just like a carpenter needs a good hammer, a rideshare driver needs a good wireless network. You can buy the best phone on the market, but it will only be as good as its network. So how do you choose when there are so many options? You’ll want to narrow down the field by prioritizing one or more of the following…

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Rideshare Guru

The Best Habits to Get More Tips

According to a field study by the National Bureau of Economic Research, only 16% of all trips are tipped and nearly 60% of people never tip, while only 1% of people always tip. So, let’s look at 6 ways of getting your tip average up near 25% in a world where most riders will never tip.

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