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Earn Extra Cash
18 WAYS TO EARN EXTRA CASH
How to Earn Extra Cash!
How many ways can you think of to earn extra cash? Earning an additional $1000 a month sounds like a hard task. I mean, after you toss in a 40+ hour work day, daily tasks around the house, and taking care of kids it really may seem like you do not have time for a “2nd job” but the truth is, you do not have to have a second job just to earn a little extra income.
What could you do with an extra $1000 a month?
- Help pay off some of you old debt.
- Your family can go on a nice vacation.
- You could afford a new car note
- It would be less of a burden to buy Christmas gifts.
Speaking of Christmas gifts, with it coming up so soon, you should check out 11 Creative Ways to Save Money on Christmas Shopping. Whatever your reason for wanting a little bit of extra income, you will find here that it is not as difficult as you may think.
1. Proofreading articles
Wether you are proofreading articles for your local newspaper or for an online article, there is not a shortage of people needing the help. Even bloggers such as myself have a need for someone to proofread there articles.
2. Take online surveys
You can look all over the internet and find people willing to pay you to take surveys online. It can be a quick and easy way to earn extra cash from the convenience of your own home.
3. Freelance writing
You can make money by writing for other people. While I was looking around on the internet I came across someone who makes $4000 a month as a freelance writer. I couldn’t believe it either!!
You can make around $20-$25 an hour driving for uber. All you need is a clean dependable car and a valid drivers license and you are in business. Another great benefit about this, is you can set your own work hours and work as little or as much as you would like. (Where was this when I was in school?!?!) Oh and if you use the promo code RIDINGUBER20 you will receive up to $20 off your first ride with Uber! (You’re welcome 😉 )
5. Work for Rover
I did not even know something like this existed, but that is the beauty of the internet. Rover is a cool little app that allows you to connect with people in need of assistance with their dog. You can make money walking dogs along with many other services. If you want to know more, I found a great little article explaining how to use Rover to make money with dogs.
6. Yard work
You could do yard work for people that live in your neighborhood. You can make over $1000 a month just by doing 10 yards a week!
7. House sitting
Who knew this was a thing? You can make money just for taking care of someones house while they are gone on vacation or on a business trip. Depending on the customer, some have you stop by to check on the house and make it look like they are home. Other people may ask that you stay there for the week so someone is home while they are gone. Either way, it sounds like a killer deal to me!
Making money with pictures can be fun and make you some extra cash in the process. If you have a decent camera, a knack for taking pictures, and a decent knowledge of photo shop, you can make some extra side income such as my friend Steve with Steve Acquire Photography.
9. Window washing
Cleaning windows correctly can really be profitable. How often do you go and make sure the inside and outside of your windows are clean a crystal clear? Plus, the larger the house, the larger you can take home. Everyone loves a freshly cleaned window!
10. Cleaning cars
Everyone loves the look and smell of a freshly cleaned car. Whether you are cleaning just the outside or willing to detail the whole car, you can be sure there are no shortage of people looking for your service.
11. Painting houses
When I bought my home, I felt the need to paint my entire house a new color. Instead of being able to move in right away, I had to learn how to paint correctly, had to buy the materials to paint with, and actually get the house painted. Looking back, I wish I would have had someone come and paint for me. It would have saved me so much time, and maybe even a little money. (I doubt I will ever use those supplies again.)
Yes you heard me right, YouTube. If you are great in front of a camera and have some creativity skills, you can actually earn money by placing your videos online!
Since we are talking about social media, here is another platform you can use to make some extra dough. Are you a good looking individual? Well get to taking pictures and eventually someone may offer you a “sponsorship” just like they would any well liked public figure.
14. Rent out a room
This is one that I like to take part in myself. Currently I live alone and have extra rooms that I do not need. Why not find someone who is trustworthy and let them crash at your place to earn extra cash?
15. Rent out your shed
Do you have extra space in your outside shed? Well, if you do then maybe you can make some extra cash by renting that storage space out.
16. Own a vending machine
I am sure we have all used a vending machine at some point in our lives. I mean, it is just so convenient when you are out and about and need some caffeine in your life. They are everywhere, so someone is making some money off of it.
17. Donate plasma
You can donate plasma by searching for donation centers near you. It is a little like donating blood but it takes a little longer and they pay you for each visit. You can make around $300 a month just by going twice a week for an one-and-a-half to two hours each visit. (That’s over $35 an hour!!)
Earning Swagbucks is another way to earn some easy money online. They give you free gift cards and cash for taking surveys, watching videos, shopping online, and more! If you are interested in trying this out you should sign up for Swagbucks and give it a go! They even give you a bonus $5 just for signing up!
So there you have it, 18 ways to make extra cash! Hopefully this list has helped give you some ideas on how you can earn extra cash to help accomplish some goals you may have. If not, here are two more ways you could earn extra cash
So I know you probably do not want to spend any extra time at your job but, if they allow it, overtime can be a huge addition to your pay.
Sell items online
You can make money buy selling items online. Wether you are good at knitting, wood working, or maybe even painting, you can sell it online in places like Facebook, Craigslist, eBay, or Etsy.
So what are some ways that you like to earn extra income?