I’m always looking for easy ways to make money, it’s kind of like a hobby for me. Some people like to watch tv or play sports, but I’m always on the hunt for hobbies that align with viable business opportunities. The first time I realized that I could make money off a hobby was during college when I started coaching volleyball. Obviously it wasn’t the same as getting paid to play, but I did get paid to hang out with my friends(who were also coaches), hit balls at a bunch of kids (as hard as I could!) and exercise for a couple of hours a day.
Now that I’m older, my hobbies have changed but I still like making money. So when I first heard that Lyft drivers were making $40-$50 an hour driving their car around my ears perked up. It sounded too good to be true, especially considering that that was more than I made per hour at my day job.
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After some initial research, I realized that not everyone was making that much, but it was very possible to make $40 an hour or more if you drove during peak times. I was sold. I was ready to give Lyft a try and it ended up being even easier than I thought to get started. [Read more…]