Even if you support yourself through gig work, meaning you make income through a non-traditional route such as being an independent contractor or a temporary worker rather than a traditional 9-5 job, you still need to save for your retirement. But that can be tough when you don't have access to a 401(k) or some other employer-sponsored plan.
Fortunately, there are plenty of ways gig workers can invest for retirement.
Note that if you're surviving on gig work because you've lost your job, you may not have much -- or anything -- to invest right now. That's OK -- staying up-to-date on your bills is more important.
But if you're a gig worker who can afford to invest right now, here are six smart ways to grow your nest egg.
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