Move Over 401(k), ‘Side Hustles’ Are Becoming Key Retirement Issue

Star Tribune – April 22, 2017

Like stocks, bonds and mutual funds, participating in the “gig economy,” creating a “side hustle,” or starting a “microenterprise” should be considered part of a long-term financial plan for the retirement years. Earning an income during the traditional retirement years, usually through part-time, flexible jobs and self-employment, has become the fourth pillar of retirement. The other three pillars are Social Security, a 401(k) or pension, and personal savings.


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