As a gig worker, freelancer, or independent worker, you don’t always know exactly how much money you will earn each month. One way to reduce financial stress with irregular income is to make a budget and stick to it. Here are three tips for budgeting with inconsistent income.
If something unexpected happens, are you able to cover your expenses? An emergency fund is money you set aside to pay for things like unexpected medical expenses, expensive repairs to your home or car, or unemployment. They are your financial wiggle room, money buffer, and peace of mind.
As an indi user you not only get a sleek physical debit card for your wallet but also a digital debit card that can be accessed at any time in the indi mobile banking app. So, what exactly is a digital debit card and how should you use it?
Gig workers and independent contractors typically value their jobs and gigs for the flexibility. But with working on-the-go comes banking on the-go. That’s why digital and mobile banking work hand-in-hand with the Gig Economy.
No one likes to play catch-up on bills or get hit with a cost that drains checking reserves. To avoid those feelings that bring on anxiety or the risk of missed savings opportunities, you need to plan ahead of time.
As gig opportunities grow, so do the places that they’re found. Finding gig work is mainly done over the internet, but not all gig platforms are built the same. We broke down the 3 essential things that gig workers are looking for on a platform.
As we’ve discussed before, instant payments are critical to retaining a gig workforce. When 85% of gig workers say they would work more often if they were paid faster, offering instant payments seems like the logical answer.1 But how do you attract gig workers with instant payments? How do you use an instant payment offering to stand out among the competition?
Many people find that working for themselves provides the flexibility and extra income that they don't get from a traditional job. But being self-employed makes you subject to certain tax rules and requirements, and that can get complicated if you’re not planning ahead.
The gig economy is on the rise, more and more people are working as 1099 independent contractors, freelancers, or gig workers. But are workers and employers familiar with what it means to have this type of employment?