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...
Recent Lyft and Uber Updates

Recent Lyft and Uber Updates

There have been many changes on the Uber and Lyft platforms this year, especially in markets that didn’t previously have Uber Pro.  Uber finally rolled out Pro to all markets and Lyft eliminated the percent based Prime Time” that they had been using, in favor of a...
Garbage Truck Snafu

Garbage Truck Snafu

The other day I had an incident with a garbage truck.  I, like many of you, am a multi-gig driver and was currently on an Amazon Flex route.  Of course, today was a day that had me far from home. I was about an hour away actually, in a town called Portland,...