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This 23-year-old Uber driver earns $25,000 a year—but has ‘everything I could want right now’

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bobshmob
58 Driver Driver
 Posted 1 year, 8 months ago

I get that this is noble of this man to live so frugally but articles like this really grind my gears. It is because of stories like this that people think 25k is a living wage 😡


https://www.cnbc.com/2020/09/10/budget-breakdown-of-a-23-year-old-uber-driver-earning-25000-dollars-a-year.html

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    MickDorsey
    108 Driver
     1 year ago

    Isn't this article supposed to be a beautiful story of a young man who doesn't need much to be happy? (and has all the flexibility in the world?)

    Today, the 23-year-old, who lives just outside of Baltimore, spends part of the year working in a tax preparation office and the rest driving for Uber and Lyft. He expects to earn about $25,000 total in 2020, before taxes.

    But he’s not stressed about his low salary: He spends his free time investing, studying money, business and science, and planning his next move.


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      ShadyPeteMD
      188 Driver
       1 year ago

      Right, like a modern day stripper job.  Just temporary to get through school.  Brings tears to my eyes.