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How New College Students Are Earning Money In The Gig Economy

How New College Students Are Earning Money In The Gig Economy

According to Flexjobs, a side job is performed in one’s spare time. With this explanation, it’s no wonder the people most likely to have a side job. Those aged 18-26, older members of Generation Z, and younger millennials working side jobs to pay for their education. This is the case for over half of college students, who on average work a minimum of 27 weeks a year.

College students are actually in the prime position to take advantage of the gig economy. Because of their familiarity with technology, their relatively flexible schedules, and their lack of working professional expenses. Many jobs in the gig economy also do not require a college degree. So making those jobs perfect for young people trying to make extra money.

According to the National Notary Association, signing agents must be a Notary Public, certified and background screened. But CEO and Founder of Loan Signing System and member of the Forbes Real Estate Council Mark Wills says there are low startup costs and loan signing skills can be learned quickly.

A notary signing agent is one job that is resonating with those pursuing a side gig because it does not require an undergraduate degree. Notary signers work in the real estate field and facilitate closing loans for the mortgage finance industry. Notary agents make sure that the client understands. And also makes sure that the paperwork proper, before closing the deal. These agents also tend to work on weekends, making it an even better side job for students.

To learn more about students working side jobs as Notary agents, read the rest of the article on Forbes. 


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