The first day of October marks an important date for parents of college-bound students as the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the 2018/2019 academic year becomes available.
Have you considered driving for Uber to make some extra cash?
Often, the only thing stopping people from working as a rideshare driver is the vehicle requirements. For a while, Uber offered a financing program to help drivers get into acceptable vehicles. But Uber recently canceled their financing program.
Recently, Lending Tree asked me to talk about the end of Uber’s Xchange Leasing program, what went wrong, and what options are still available to would-be drivers that need Uber-worthy wheels.
You can check it out here.
How much did you have saved when you were 18? I’ll bet this recent high school grad has you beat. Robyn Bri, an 18-year-old from Marin, CA, has saved close to $100,000 on her own by dog walking, babysitting, and working at a local diner.
I wrote about Robyn’s phenomenal story for Forbes.
You can also check out her full interview with NewRetirement here.
Image credit: Stephen Chen for New Retirement.