This year we’re gonna finally do it: Save money, pay down debt and get that big purchase we’ve been putting off.
But where are we going to find the money to do all of these things? What if we haven’t found the cash to make our financial resolutions happen?
If a new job or raise isn’t on the horizon, there are still ways to make extra cash without a lot of time or effort. Whether you’re selling stuff or getting your side hustle on, you can earn extra income that will help you stick to financial resolutions.
Here are some of our favorite options that anyone can cash in on:
Yes, you can make money by spending money.
Cash-back portals like the following offer money back when you shop online and sometimes in stores:
Swagbucks. This rewards program lets you earn gift cards or cash just by doing online activities you probably already do anyway, including:’ data-reactid=”34″>If you’ve got time to sit around and watch TV, you’ve got time for Swagbucks. This rewards program lets you earn gift cards or cash just by doing online activities you probably already do anyway, including:
- Searching the web
- Shopping online
- Watching videos
- Playing games
- Answering surveys
FlexJobs.com, which vets and posts openings for remote jobs as well as part-time and freelance jobs.’ data-reactid=”43″>Whether you’re looking to switch careers completely or you have a little time outside your full-time job, there are some legitimate work-from-home opportunities. You can find them through a specialized jobs website like FlexJobs.com, which vets and posts openings for remote jobs as well as part-time and freelance jobs.
Fiverr is one option for offering freelance services.’ data-reactid=”45″>I’m pretty thankful I get to work from home as a freelance journalist — maybe that’s in your future, too. Fiverr is one option for offering freelance services.
5. Use your skills
Can you fix computers, TVs and tablets? Are you proficient in Microsoft Office? Can you teach someone how to play a piano or guitar?
Turo help you rent out your car for a few hours or a few days. For more details, check out “How to Make Extra Money Renting Out Your Car.”’ data-reactid=”51″>Sites like Turo help you rent out your car for a few hours or a few days. For more details, check out “How to Make Extra Money Renting Out Your Car.”
You could make some great cash just by opening your doors. Vacation rental websites like these will help you rent out a room, your entire house or even your RV:
7. Sell your old stuff
You’ll instantly feel better once you get your home in order. Not only will you kick out the clutter, you also will earn extra cash doing it.
4 Ways Creative People Can Make Money Online.”’ data-reactid=”62″>If you like to design, create and make your own art, crafts and other goods, you can make extra cash by selling your amazing work. Show off your creations at local craft fairs or online marketplaces like those detailed in “4 Ways Creative People Can Make Money Online.”
Care.com is one place to find gigs.’ data-reactid=”66″>If you love kids and have the extra time, babysit for friends and neighbors. You can make a few extra bucks watching kids for a few hours or even picking them up from school. Care.com is one place to find gigs.
10. Do manual labor
In winter, you can get paid to shovel snow. In summer, you can get paid to mow lawns. Handymen and handywomen are always needed.
Depending on your skills and physical condition, you could get paid to paint, put furniture together, help people move or clean swimming pools. The options for manual labor are endless.
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