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All of us could do with a little more money to play around with each month, especially with Christmas just around the corner. However, not all of us have the time, energy, or ability to sign up for overtime, find a better-paid job, or take on a second one. Thankfully, that doesn’t mean that you should keep living paycheck to paycheck. As long as you have internet access, there are lots of ways to make money without even leaving your home. Here are six for you to consider.
- Take an online survey
No one is going to become a millionaire taking the odd online survey now and then, but, if you try to get a few completed each day, you will soon start to notice the difference in your finances. The surveys usually only take about ten or twenty minutes and often give you a choice between a cash reward or gift cards. If you review products too, you are usually allowed to keep them.
- Start your own blog
Blogging has always been a fun and creative hobby, but, in recent years, it’s become a legitimate source of income for thousands of people all over the world. There are plenty of ways to make money from it, including sponsored posts, affiliate links, and advertising. You may also be sent gifted products to try out. However, before this is possible, you will need to build your audience.
- Clear out your closet
With Christmas not too far away, it won’t be long until your home is crammed full of new and exciting goodies. To make way for them, you should take the time to clear out the unwanted things cluttering up your home. Rather than letting these go to waste, you could host a garage sale or list them online. You’d be surprised at just how valuable your junk is to another person.
- Create an online store
Once you’ve sold the things you already own, why not take it one step further and create your own online store. You could buy items in bulk, like rugs from a wholesale rug supplier, and sell them on to customers for a profit. Of course, you will need to invest some money to get things up and running, but, if you work hard, you’ll reap the rewards in no time at all.
- Look after little ones
When you’re already at home taking care of your own children, adding an extra one or two isn’t going to make much of a difference. For this reason, you may want to offer your childcare and babysitting services to those that need it. They’ll be grateful to have someone they can trust watching their little ones, as your bank balance will be pretty happy too.
- Rent out extra space
Extra space in a home is wasted space that you can easily make money from. If you have a whole room free, you could consider getting a housemate, even if only on a temporary basis. If you have an almost empty garage, then rent the space out to those that need to store their car or other important belongings.
Making money from home may seem too good to be true, but it’s actually much easier than most think. If you’re in need of some extra cash, hopefully, one of the money-making ideas above is right for you.