Publication: Forbes
Published: May 29, 2019

According to a recent survey commissioned by GOBankingRates, over 46% of Americans take on a side hustle to cover their monthly budget. Adding a second job (a.k.a. “freelancing” or “side hustle”) helps 50% of survey respondents to make enough money just to cover expenses. If the economy is so strong, why are so many people taking on a side gig to make ends meet?