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  1. FormerTaxiDriver♧

    Bankrupt: I'm going back to driving a taxi soon.

    Normally, this is painfully embarrassing, but I have to tell, so others know they are not alone. Financed car is more trouble than it is worth; combined with huge hospital bill! I tried to stabilize things with Chapter 13 payment plan after first car was totaled. Uber fired me over fraudulent...
  2. circle1

    Gold-Plated 2¢ Advice On How to Survive Financially

    This really S H O U L D go into the Advice forum; I've been on UberPeople.net for 1-1/2 years now. I'm reading the progressively desperate tone of drivers concerning their financial condition, and how these feudal-lord "Gig Economy" companies are cutting their income potential, and in some...
  3. Malaru

    Pulling the stickers off 2,000 trips later.

    (Part 1 of 2) My time as a 'full time Uber driver' is coming to an end soon as I start a new job on Tuesday; but I wanted to expand on having done this Uber driving thing. A smart, successful man once said “If you want a real education, finish a four-year degree then go drive a taxi for six...
  4. U

    Your plan to 'wean' from Uber...

    I am at 1110 5 stars but if I had kept at the rate I was when I was still sipping the Kool Aid, i'd be at about 1700 or something. I lost the 'drive' man. I think the psychological part played a bigger role in this than the dwindling profit, ridiculous car wear and tear and the Uber mind...
  5. S

    So long my friends...

    Got an email that I will be de-activated soon if I don't pick up a driver within a week. I haven't worked in the last 3-4 weeks now. After reading many of your posts here I can't find myself hungry enough to drive anymore. I also have two brand new cars 2015 Toyota Carolla and just got a...
  6. Whoomp there it is

    Should I stay or should I go?

    After reading the forum posts called "quit" on this site it looks the average Uber driver quits the company after 3 to 9 months. Reasons include low pay, rude passengers, excess wear and tear on cars and over saturation. Has anyone quit their jobs to become a full time driver or are most just...
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