Account Security

Account Security

One part of becoming an Uber driver that we had never considered when signing up was the propensity of Uber scams. These scams can include phone calls from “support”, texts from riders whose name is “generated”, or passengers asking to borrow your phone. These can all...
Uber X, Comfort, or XL?

Uber X, Comfort, or XL?

With Comfort being rolled out nationwide this last year many eligible drivers are benefiting greatly from it. I still see many people asking what exactly Comfort is. This newer option has already started confusing drivers, passengers, and has given passengers another...
Top 5 Rideshare Related Tax Deductions

Top 5 Rideshare Related Tax Deductions

It’s that time of year again.  As all of you know by now, filing taxes as an independent contractor is a little different than as a W-2 employee.  You should receive a 1099 or an annual summary from all of your gigs and those are what you will need to verify your...
Pedestrian Safety

Pedestrian Safety

Tragedy occurred in Grand Rapids this past Saturday night.  Two people were killed in a hit-and-run accident downtown. While the details are still being released to the public, the one piece of information that we do know is the driver ran a stop sign and hit the...
Is the Uber Gobank Debit Card worth it?

Is the Uber Gobank Debit Card worth it?

My Experience with the Uber Gobank Debit Card In late August, after my car fiasco, I decided to go try the Uber debit card. I finally achieved Platinum Pro Status on Uber  and the 11% cash back made it seem worth it. In reality, though, the 11% back was just a...