For the next few weeks, we’re going to be running a series on federal unemployment benefits lapsing and how the gig economy can provide a safety net for millions of Americans who are out of work.

Here’s what we’re reading now. Have questions? Click here to ask us! We’ll be answering member questions on our blog and social channels as part of our running series.

Opinion: How Uber, Lyft and other gig work provides a safety net for Americans that unemployment checks cannot — MarketWatch

Ways To Increase Entrepreneurship For Economic Recovery From COVID-19

Economic Diversity As A Solution To Uncertainty: Why Self Employment Matters During Recessions

The Importance Of Side Income As W-2 Jobs Become Unstable

Can Gig Work Help Workforce Recovery? A Pilot Review (Part 1)

How Training Gig Workers Can Increase Financial Stability: A Pilot Review (Part 2)