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Piecing Together A Living In The 'Gig Economy'

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Nowadays, the word "gig" is not language used exclusively by musicians and creative types. Journalist Tina Brown, founder of, writes that we are in the age of a "Gig Economy," and anyone trying to pay the rent is piecing together work, hustling to find their next gig.

Sara Horowitz is executive director of the Freelancers Union. She knows a thing or two about who's living the gig life, and how they're making it work.



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