With the economy reeling everyone is beginning to feel the pull on their income. We are seeing more and more people lose their jobs at record paces. Unemployment is now at 7.6% and the experts think we could hit 9% this year and maybe go into double digits. The price of homes continue in a downward spiral and the Dow Jones Industrial Average is somewhere in the area of 7550, and that too is expected to hit 5000. That means your hard earned money in your retirement account is going to take more hits and pushing your retirement date out much further than you had planned. Well having said that many people are looking for ways to make more money and bolster their income. Here are the top 15 ways to make more money.
Ebay: You probably have a lot of items in your home that you can sell which you are probably not using anymore. If you don’t have any things in your home to sell then you can purchase some at some of the thrift stores or flea markets and then mark up the price. This can prove to be quite a profitable venture.
Writing articles. Another way to make more money is writing articles at www.demandstudios.com or www.associatedcontent.com . After you get established this can prove to be quite lucrative.
Blogging: More and more people are starting their own blog. People all over the world are blogging and some are making a decent living. It is not easy to make money blogging but if you are persistent and keep at it eventually you will begin to see your hard work payoff. The important thing to remember is that you want to blog about things you enjoy and are passionate about.
Tutor: There are plenty of children that need to be tutored in a variety of subjects including math, English, science, physics, and business. Find out what your expertise is start tutoring. Some tutoring jobs can pay as much as $20 per hour if not more.
Internet business: If you decide to start an online business and sell things on the internet you could be looking at a substantial income. This type of business can be started in your spare time and you can sell a variety of products. Some people sell t-shirts or digital products, but it’s all about finding your niche and taking it from their. There is plenty of information on the internet that will assist you with starting your own online business.
Life Coach – If you are good at motivating people and getting them to follow through with their goals then you may want to consider a career as a life coach. This type of endeavor can also be done in your spare time. You can fit clients into your own schedule. Some coaches make a full time income doing this and others pursue it as a matter of making additional money. You could make as much as $400 per month per client. Do the math to see what that averages out to with 10 clients.
Garage sale: A garage sale can help you get that extra cash you are looking for. You have probably accumulated so many things in your home including clothing, equipment, furniture that you no longer have a need for. Selling these things can not only get you extra cash but free up some room in your home.
Newspaper carrier: You can earn extra cash by delivering newspapers right in your neighborhood. For the most part you are only required to do this in the morning which leaves the majority of your day free.
Mystery Shopper; Make money as a mystery shopper. You frequent various shops to purchase items.
Craigslist: Create an ad and sell those things you don’t need on craigslist.