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Extra money is great, but so is responsibility

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I won’t lie to you: delivering for DoorDash and Postmates over the past few months has been very good business. Thanks to the extra income, I paid off $1,000 of debt, saved up $2,000, and only had to sacrifice my weekends. I still dedicate my weekdays to writing, but Saturday and Sunday are for dashing (as we call it).

All was going well — until I started to bite off more than I could chew.

When I started reading up on food delivery services, I learned that drivers could make serious bank if kept two or three apps running simultaneously…

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