High inflation is pushing American workers to consider second jobs

High inflation is pushing American workers to consider second jobs

High inflation is pushing over half of the American working population to consider taking a second job.

A survey of over 1,000 adults with full-time jobs found that 38% have looked for a second job, while 14% plan to do so.

Close to 70% of working parents said their pay isn’t keeping up with costs, according to the poll.

Close to 70% of working parents said their pay isn’t keeping up with costs, according to the poll.

Interest in gig work and side hustles has picked up since inflation soared to a 40-year high.

Most others are working to cut back on everyday expenses.

Another group is planning to trim holiday spending this year.

Americans are also resorting to putting expenses on credit cards as their wages lag inflation.

Accruing credit card debt carries more financial risks as credit card companies are charging much higher interest than in 2021.