PRESENTS Make Extra Money NOTE: THIS GUIDE CONTAINS AFFILIATE LINKS FROM SOME OF OUR SPONSORS From simple side hustles, to launching full blown startups (and everything in between), weve wracked our brains and scoured the internet to bring you the best that we could find. The result? An amazing list of over 17 ways you can earn extra money. Obviously, earning extra money is something that can really change your life. Money can buy you freedom in more ways than one, despite what people may say. Earning extra money on top of your day job can improve many areas of your life: •Less stress from living paycheck to paycheck •Reduce the burden of crippling debt •More opportunities to save for a dream vacation •It can be passed on to others for social good •You can retire earlier •It can be snowballed into even more wealth The purpose of this guide is to serve as a starting point for ideas for you to earn extra money. Let this list be a source of inspiration to you! Whether
youve only got a few spare minutes to make a quick buck or if you are willing to burn the midnight oil in the hours after your full-time job and put in maximum effort, there are SO many ways to earn extra money. 1. Get paid to take surveys online There are many sites that pay a decent chunk of change for the lowmaintenance, borderline mindless task of completing surveys. The best way to make money with surveys is to sign up for several different sites. That way you never suffer from a survey shortage Some of our personal favorites include: • • • • • • • • Swagbucks ($5 Signup Bonus) Survey Junkie Vindale Research ($2 Signup Bonus) Inbox Dollars ($5 Signup Bonus) OneOpinion Survey Club Earning Station VIP Voice 2. Join the blogging world Disclaimer: Blogging is not easy money. But, it can end up being life changing money. There are thousands of bloggers who have turned their online income into enough to replace their full time job. Pick a niche that interests you.
Whether it be a lifestyle oriented blog where you talk about home decor, the newest trends in dress, celebrity gossip, a sports forum, or even a place to share your love for cooking. You can start a blog and write about it. Turn your passion into a business and run with it. Every blog needs “hosting.” We recommend Hostgator for new bloggers, and you can used the coupon code BTOP42 to get started for under $4 a month. 3. Drive with Uber If you live in a hoppin area, driving with Uber could be a lucrative side gig. Some people make a full-time income driving with Uber, but even if you can spare a few extra hours on evenings or weekends, youll be pulling in extra cash before you know it. Uber also allows you to make money on your own schedule . That means if youre an hour into your five-hour shift and dont feel like driving anymore, you can just turn off the app and go home. Whos gonna stop you? Thats right -- no one. Cause youre the boss 4. Deliver food with UberEATS Want to
make extra money with your car but hate people? If you enjoy the company of take out more than actual humans, then UberEATS may be a great fit for you. Uber Eats is the same concept as regular ol Uber, but for food. So rather than sharing your car with someone who will likely judge you for knowing (and singing) the lyrics to every Taylor Swift song ever written, you can share it with a box of chicken wings instead. Chicken wings wont judge you. And neither will we 5. List an extra room in your house on Airbnb Have an extra room in your house? Going to be gone for a week and are looking to make some serious dough? You can make some serious cash as an Airbnb host. Here’s how it works: Create a listing by filling out a description, taking and uploading photos, and setting a price. Your listing helps guests get a sense of what your place is like. Then, you set the availability and house rules for your listing. Once your listing is live, guests can book their stay at your home, and
you start earning money. 6. Lose weight Yes, you read that right. Have you heard of HealthyWage? It’s the latest craze in the fitness world. HealthyWage is a website that allows you to place a bet on your own weight loss. What’s better than losing weight and making some extra moolah?! If you think money would be a good motivator to help you hit your weight loss goals, check out HealthWage’s prize calculator to see how much you stand to win. 7. Get rid of old video games and DVDs Do you have CDs, DVDs, games, Blu-Rays or unused electronics piling up in your home? Get rid of them with Decluttr. If you have a smartphone then all you have to do is scan the barcode on the item and Decluttr will give you an instant cash price for the item. No auctions or silly listing fees like the likes of eBay. Just instant cash for items you dont plan on using again. 8. Get cash back every time you shop online If youre going to shop online, why not get money for doing it? Well technically
youre not getting money, but youre getting money back (cash back) on purchases you would have made anyways. Cool thing is, this is on top of any discounts/coupon codes you already have. There’s no reason not to do this. And you only need an email address to sign up – that’s it. Even if it’s $100-$200/year, this is the easiest money you’ll ever get. The two best cashback websites on the internet that you should sign up through are Swagbucks and Ebates. 9. Start a side hustle as a proofreader Caitlin Pyle of Proofread Anywhere made over $43,000 by working as a freelance proofreaderin her spare time. When she wasn’t working, she even had time to go on several fun vacations. After she had a ton of success doing that, she decided she wanted to teach others how to do the same thing, so she started up Proofread Anywhere. Sign up for her Free Training on making money as a proofreader. 10. Start investing with as little as $5 The Stash app one of our favorite ways for beginners
to get started with investing. You can open your account with just $5, pick what investments you like, and slowly watch your savings start to grow. The app is simple and easy to use. As an extra bonus, Stash will give you $5 for free once you download the app and begin investing! Free money is always a good thing Download the Stash App: iOS (iPhone) | Android 11. Break up with your lousy bank Chances are, your current bank isn’t paying you the interest rate you deserve. And they’re hoping you don’t notice Move your savings over to a bank account that actually pays you a decent interest rate on your savings. We like Discover Bank because they pay out about 5X the national average savings rate . Take 10 minutes out of your day and do this- over time, it really does make a difference. 12. Cash in on those gift cards you’ll never use We all have them. That random store that you never go to, but your grandma thought youd love. Raise is a marketplace for buying and
selling gift cards online. Its free to join, and consumers can either buy discounted gift cards or sell their gift cards in exchange for cash. 13. Sell your textbooksthe right way Have a local book buy-back store that you frequently use? Stop. Youre basically at the mercy of that singular store and their willingness to offer you a decent price on your book. Instead, let BookScouter compare book prices across 44 vendors and then choose the one that offers you the best price (much like Expedia does for flights and hotels). With no listing fees, free shipping, and the best price for your book, there is no reason to sell anywhere else. 14. Give peer-to-peer (P2P) lending a try Using a service like Lending Club is a great way to act as a lender and earn interest on your money. Essentially, YOU act as the bank, which is pretty neat. Lending Club is the worlds largest online credit marketplace connecting borrowers and investors. Definitely something worth looking into! 15. Get cash back
on your groceries, too Ibotta is one of the best money saving apps out there for grocery shoppers. If youre going to shop name brand, we can all but guarantee that Ibotta offers a rebate on whatever it is youre buying. To get your cash back, all you have to do is scan an items bar code, take a photo of your receipt, and the money gets into your account within 48 hours. You even get $10 just for signing up , and they’ll also pay you $5 more for each friend you refer. 16. Become a virtual assistant Virtual assistants (VAs) are self-employed individuals who provide administrative and technical assistance to businesses. Since all the work is done online (hence the term "virtual") virtual assistants can work from anywhere in the world. Many small business owners outsource work to virtual assistants so they can focus on the most important thing in any business: growth. Outsourcing to a VA also keeps them from having to pay employment tax -- music to every business owners
ears. Here’s a link to everything you need to know about becoming a VA. 17. Sell crafts on Etsy Have an arts and crafts hobby? Start earning money from it! Use Etsy to sell your own handmade stuff. 18. Get serious about your investments We mentioned the Stash app already, which is great for beginners. But if you want to be a little more hands on with your portfolio, we like and recommend Ally Invest. Their platform is very easy to use, and its one of the least expensive online brokers out there (just $4.95 per trade) Plus, theyve got all sorts of really helpful educational stuff, if youre into that sort of thing � Moral of the story: you better be investing! Which of these ideas on this list are you going to try out? And how are you going to leverage the money you earn into even more success?