TechCrunch  Lyft is going to start offering its drivers access to college advising and tuition discounts for classes, certificates and degrees through Guild Education. The discounts for Lyft drivers will range between five to 20 percent off, with the average Lyft driver working to earn a degree saving $4,220 per year. The majority of Lyft drivers are part-time, with 93 percent driving less than 20 hours… Read More 1 month
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