Universal Rules of the Sharing Economy

Trying to get the best return on your RelayRides or Airbnb rental? Expert Eric Rosenberg shares, best practices to be successful in the sharing economy. Whether you are looking to rent your home on Airbnb, rent your car on RelayRides, or give someone a ride with Lyft or Uber, the sharing economy is giving average people...
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5 Ways to Get Paid by Your Car

RelayRides blogger Eric Rosenberg shares 5 simple ways that you can turn your idle, depreciating car into a source of revenue. Most people think of their car as a money pit. It is worth less every year, it costs money to insure and maintain, and gas prices seem to keep getting higher and higher. But...
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Pay Off Your Student Loans in Half the Time

RelayRides blogger Eric Rosenberg paid off his student loans two years after graduating. Here are his tips on paying off your loans quickly and easily. Students are graduating from college with increasing student loan debt. In 2012, the total student loan debt outstanding in the United States passed $1 trillion. I paid of my fair...
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5 Unconventional Ways to Make Cash for Holiday Gifts

With the holidays just around the corner, our blogger and deal-finder, Sydney Jarod, discusses easy ways to earn money to pay for holiday gifts October means the return of holiday season and many people start checking their wallets to see whether “all will be merry and bright” for their loved ones this year. Will Santa...
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Why We Love The Sharing Economy and Peers

RelayRides is excited about the launch of Peers–their mission is supporting the sharing economy. Here is why you should help the sharing economy and join Peers Aalto University recently conducted a study about why people are joining in the sharing economy. If you’ve been on the fence about joining up with Lyft, Airbnb, Sidecar, or...
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5 Unconventional Ways to Plan for Your Retirement

Retirement planning is trickier due to a stagnant economy, so RelayRides blogger Brad Iger pulled together a few tips for securing your nest egg Like the old adage says, it’s never too early to start planning for your retirement. A quick search of the web will generate a torrent of information about the traditional and...
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Sharing Economy Strategies to Spring-Clean Your Debt

Spring is here, but many of us still have not done our spring cleaning. Why not start with your finances? Sydney Jarod shares tips for spring cleaning your debt Now that both tax season and the days of holiday gifting have passed, it’s time to spring-clean your debt. Let’s look at how much debt you...
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Ten Ways to Make Money (That Don’t Involve a Cubicle)

Due to the popularity of our last post about unconventional ways to make extra cash, blogger Sydney Jarod shares an expanded list of ways to earn extra dough The Great Recession is inspiring many unemployed and otherwise cash-strapped people to get creative in finding new ways to make money and beat the recession blues. Here...
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Making Money from the Sharing Economy

We had so much fun with our fellow sharing economy companies at SXSW, that Sydney Jarod decided to given an overview of this dynamic economic movement There’s a lot of talk online about collaborative consumption and the sharing economy, so let’s discuss these concepts and why companies like RelayRides, Airbnb, TaskRabbit and Lyft are changing...
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What is the Difference Between Car Sharing and Ride Sharing?

With so many amazing transportation solutions in the sharing economy, Sydney Jarod clears up the confusion between ride sharing and car sharing There are now more ways than ever to get from one place to another including car sharing and ride sharing. However, we have noticed that sometimes folks new to these revolutionary transportation solutions...
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