Who doesn’t want to make some extra money? Nobody. There’s a side hustle out there for everyone regardless of your experience or skills. We put together a list of easy side hustles you can start right now that’ll help you make some additional spending money. Be sure to read on if you’d like to learn more.
Ridesharing or Food Delivery
Do you have a car and a clean driving record? Perfect, you’re in. Ridesharing might not be the best option right now with COVID-19 since very few people are going anywhere. Alternatively, a lot of people are staying home and ordering take-out. You can easily earn some decent money by merely picking up food from restaurants and delivering it with one of many food delivery services.
If you were (or are) a good student, you can share your knowledge with someone who needs help. With so many schools being online or parents homeschooling, there’s never been a higher demand for tutors. There are plenty of online marketplaces you could sign up with to be a tutor. Just note that most of the sites require you take an exam yourself to make sure you know what you’re doing.
Scrap Metal Recycling
If you like driving around and collecting every and any type of metal, you could cash in your findings to a scrap yard. You just need to know which scrap metals are highly valuable to maximize your scrap metal profits. In general, most non-ferrous metals are going to make you more money. Think copper, lead, nickel, and brass.
Buy and Resell Things
Maybe you have a really good eye when you go to charity shops or garage sales. Why not buy some of those items and resell them at a profit on places like Craigslist, eBay, and other online marketplaces? If you have specific area you know a lot about, such as sports, music equipment, old cameras, or playing cards, you can carve out your niche in the market. By focusing on a specific area or topic, you can increase profits faster and develop the knowledge necessary to find good deals.
The pandemic has made most of us realize we could use a higher income—and for most of us that means getting another job. Luckily, another job could be one these easy side hustles you can start right now. You don’t have to work 80+ hours a week to increase your income; you need a life too. Find a side hustle that interests you and have fun with it.