If you’re looking for ways to earn extra money beyond a day job, numerous websites and apps can help you…
If you’re looking for ways to earn extra money beyond a day job, numerous websites and apps can help you do just that.
In many cases, you can leverage resources you already have — your phone, your car, the junk in your garage — to earn additional income.
You’ll see what we mean in a moment. Here are 30 ideas that can help you make some extra cash.
[See: 35 Ways to Save Money.]
Use Your Car to Make Money
With this strategy, keep in mind that you’ll spend money on gas, your insurance may go up and your car will experience wear and tear. But your car can be a major resource to help you earn money through these services:
To be an Uber driver, your car can’t be 15 years old or older, and it has to have at least four doors. You need to have at least one year of driving experience (three years if you’re under 23). The amount of money you’ll earn depends on how much you drive and where you live. But you’ll be paid upfront for every drive, and any tips you receive are all yours.
You must be at least 21 to drive for this ride-hailing service, and you’ll need to undergo a criminal background check. Your car has to have at least four doors. As for the money you’ll make, it’s the same deal as Uber: It depends how much you drive and where you live. You’re paid by the mile and minute, and tips and bonuses are all yours.
You need to be at least 18 to deliver restaurant-prepped meals and goods through this courier service. You’ll be making deliveries, which is usually done by car, but you could also use a bicycle, the bus or hoof it on foot. The rate you receive depends on when and where you’re making deliveries.
If you are a full-service shopper, you’ll make grocery deliveries through Intacart. How much you earn varies: You might make $7 to $10 per delivery if you’re shopping and delivering. While the gig is pretty straightforward, you may have to attend an in-person orientation, and there will be paperwork, like a W-9 or W-4 tax form, depending whether you’re working as an independent contractor of a part-time employee.
With this service, you rent out your car …….