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  1. E

    What retirement fund do you have??

    Lyft and Uber both are offering IRAs for drivers. Lyft works with Goldman Sachs and Lyft with Betterment. Lyft offers a Pep IRA for 1 dollar a month plus .25 percent per year on your balance (if over 5000) dollars. Are you guys using any of these two and or another cheaper of higher yield...
  2. thai-chi-master

    Mercedes E class Upgrade HELP! PLS

    So... Hello all 1st of all, I am planning of buying Mercedes Benz E class (2018 plate from official car dealer)... - Shall I buy brand new 2018 plate or second hand?so I don't have to pay 10k to own the car. Car would cost 41-47K -Shall I get petrol or hybrid engine? -Shall I get borrow...
  3. Kurt Halfyard

    Car Payments: THE #1 'Wealth Killer' for Household Finances

    An interesting read from a finance guy in the Globe today. https://www.theglobeandmail.com/investing/personal-finance/household-finances/article-this-is-the-no-1-wealth-killer-in-your-household-budget/ "The frugalistas of personal finance would tell you to buy a used vehicle, or to find a...
  4. B

    Seeking advice on buying multiple cars under a business

    Greetings i want to buy multiple vehicles under a business. I am wondering where I can go for financing and how I can get commercial insurance that is reasonably priced. Does anybody have any experience with this type of financing? and also this type of insurance?
  5. MoneyBeard

    Uber/Lyft Analytics

    Good morning! I've been kicking around an idea to add value for Uber/Lyft drivers by providing incite into advanced analytics and statistics of their driving habits and marketplace. The quick version of this back story; my thesis for my grad program in statistics/economics was based in analysis...
  6. Makeabuck

    Financed On a Car in San Diego County With horrible Credit and 200 down

    If you are reading this you may be in a position of having really bad credit and need a rideshare car. Never thought it would happen but I just got a 2015 Passat. Almost as nice as my prior totaled Camry. It was a prior rental. It is a beauty. I like others had almost no money down and the...
  7. Vishnu643

    Does Uber Black provide good revenue?

    If you guys can reign the jokes in this time and actually give a decent answer that'd be great! I can finally afford a down payment on a Honda Accord but since I'm eligible to do Uber Black, I was thinking of saving $1K more for a Lexus, the cheapest "luxury" brand in the market (haha they call...
  8. Frank Underwood

    Seeking Financial Advice - Serious replies only

    Asking for a friend, I don't know the answer so I came to the only place I know could potentially answer due to the kinds of things discussed here. *What can be done about a 'charged off vehicle'? Can it be re-financed... Is there any way that can be done? *What is the process of bankruptcy...
  9. Way2irrational

    Personal to TLC Insurance

    I'm going to finance a car and going to but personal insurance on so I can get a better rate then switch it to TLC insurance the following week. I want to know if anyone here has done that already and will the insurance company give me back a full refund?
  10. V

    Wanting to Start

    Hi Guys, been lurking around the here and had the idea of driving for Uber as an side job to make a few extra coins for the week. I have a few questions in need of answers if anyone can help me clarifying these if possible thanks. 1. From my understanding is that the vehicle used for uber...
  11. BurgerTiime

    Uber lost hundreds of millions in the last quarter

    http://fortune.com/2016/12/19/uber-financials-2016/ Uber lost more than $800 million in the third quarter, according to a report from tech news site The Information, citing anonymous sources. But Uber’s exit from China in the middle of the quarter slowed the growth rate of those losses to less...
  12. V

    Need an advice

    I'm about to start driving Uber plan to drive 3000-3500 miles a month - mostly northern and central NJ. Will try to do mostly surge shifts: mornings, evenings and weekends - altogether around 50 hours a week My car monthly costs are following - $650 I pay for car, 200 for gas, 100 insurance...
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