Adding extra income on the side can help you reach your financial goals faster. Here are seven ways to add additional income.
1. Drive for Uber or Lyft
Drive for Uber or Lyft (or both) and make extra money by driving. You will be responsible for gas and maintenance, so don’t forgot to calculate that into your potential earnings. You will need a car that meets Uber and Lyfts requirements and will be subjected to a background check and a review of your driving history.
2. Tutor Online
Tutor online and make extra money. There are several popular tutoring sites online that you can build your brand and reputation as an online tutor while cashing in on your expertise.
Tutor Me – with over 300 subjects from calculus, piano, to Python, and everything in-between, there are various courses to tutor students from all over.
Skooli – Offering tutoring from elementary to university learning in various topics, Skooli offers a straight forward platform allowing tutors to help students succeed.
Tutor.com – Tutor.com covers a large variety of subject matter and looks to match teachers, professors, Ph.D. students, and industry experts passionate about their expertise with students who are ready to learn.
Yup – Yup tutors help students with math. Yup looks for current and former teachers, educators, and graduate students with experience teaching students. Get paired with students from around the world and help them get unstuck on homework, master concepts and gain greater math confidence.
Cambly – Cambly pairs tutors with students worldwide to teach English. On Cambly, you help students build their English language skills in 1-on-1 lessons.
VIPKid – Teach English to kids online with 1-1 tutoring sessions.
3. Make Deliveries
During the pandemic, delivery services have had extraordinary demand. Sign up to be a delivery driver on one or more services and begin making extra money. You get paid per delivery in most cases, and you can even make tips.
Instacart – Go grocery shopping for others and get paid. You can shop as little or as much as you want with no set hours or days.
Uber Eats – Make money on the go with Uber Eats. Deliver food orders to people and get paid!
Postmates – No fees or time commitment, signup to deliver for Postmates and earn extra money on your schedule.
DoorDash – Make deliveries on your schedule and earn cash as you need it.
Amazon Flex – Meet your money goals by becoming a delivery driver for Amazon.
4. Do Freelance Work Online
Make money off of your skills by doing freelance work online. With the growing popularity of sites like Fiverr, Freelancer, and Upworks you can easily make money in your spare time.
5. Test Websites and Apps
Get paid to give your thoughts on certain apps and websites. You will have to pass a short test to be accepted, and then you can begin to get paid for your opinion. You can also earn additional cash if you participate in a video conversation with a customer after your test.
6. Advertise on Your Car
Get matched with an advertiser and get paid to drive around. Free car media matches people with advertisers making it possible to make money by advertising on your car. Your vehicle will be either fully wrapped in a vinyl decal or sometimes just the rear window will be covered when chosen by an advertiser. If matched, you will get paid monthly to display the advertisement.
7. Complete Handyman Tasks
With popular companies like TaskRabbit, you can now outsource handyman jobs, allowing people with free time to make some extra cash. Be your own boss, set your own rate, and begin making some extra money.