Having a little extra money is always a good thing. With bills and other expenses, sometimes our budgets can get tight and additional income can be a big help. If you are looking for ways to give your finances a boost, we have a few ideas to try out this month.
Sell unwanted items online.
If you have clothing, shoes, household goods or other items you no longer want or use, turn sell them online. With the growth of the internet, there are luckily several websites where you can sell gently used items. Create a Poshmark® account to sell clothes, shoes, handbags and accessories. Other online resell options include eBay® and Facebook® Marketplace. Cleaning up your closet and home is a bonus!
Become a ride share driver.
Nowadays it seems that ride share companies like Lyft® and Uber® are all the rage. If you’re looking to supplement your income, you can apply to become a driver. One of the best parts about driving for a ride share company is that you make your own schedule. When you have time to drive, go for it! Whether it’s in your spare time in the evenings or on the weekends, it’s a great way to earn some extra money.
Take on freelance work.
Do you have a skill you can use to make money? Why not use it! Whether you’re looking to do maintenance work, babysitting, copywriting or whatever your skill is, there are likely people looking for help. There are plenty of websites that offer chances to sign up for freelance work or have listings of opportunities near you. Who knows, the new contacts you make might turn into future work opportunities!