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Ben Franklin closeup from money About 48 percent of those with a side job say they’re doing it to earn extra money—but not all of them are doing so because they need the money. (Photo: Shutterstock)

It’s apparently not enough for Americans to have “a job” these days—increasingly workers in the U.S. are juggling multiple jobs with multiple income streams. And although about a third are working in multiple forms of employment out of financial necessity, about 48 percent say they’re doing it to earn extra money—but even so, not all of them are doing so because they need the money.

Marlene Satter

Marlene Y. Satter has worked in and written about the financial industry for decades.

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