FINANCIALLY GETTING BY IS A SHARED EXPERIENCE FOR COUNTLESS AMERICANS, AND THE WALL STREET JOURNAL REPORTED THAT STAGNANT WAGES ARE NOT KEEPING UP WITH INFLATION. WITH A LITTLE EFFORT OR CREATIVITY, YOU CAN EARN ANOTHER $500 TO $1,000 EVERY MONTH.
If you can’t find a higher-paying job or a raise at your current job isn’t an option, the following five ideas can help you earn extra cash or provide significant savings.
Old clothes, unused electronics, and various books are popular items that can command decent money on websites such as eBay. Also, go to flea markets and garage sales to make a profit on items people are getting rid of.
Find a good deal on something, such as an appliance, upgrade it and sell it for a profit. People who are eager to rid objects and clutter from their home resort to Craigslist to make sales and extra cash.
If you have a vacant guest bedroom in your house, rent the room out to tourists through Airbnb.com or another vacation site. If you don’t need your car during the day or on the weekends, use a service such as Relay Rides or Getaround that rents your car out by the hour.