Whether you’re a stay at home parent or you’re out in the workforce, earning extra spending money is always a help. There are many opportunities to be had.
Below are ideas to consider for making that extra cash along with suggestions if you have the time and inclination to take it to the next level.
This tried and true method could be right up your alley if you love kids. It’s not much bother to add a few kids into the mix with your own and parents are paying upwards of $15 an hour.
To take it to the next level, offer to take the kids on a field trip to the library, museum, or a visit to a farm for an extra fee. Any place you can think of that may be of interest to the age group you are dealing with.
Many people need someone with a true love of animals to give compassionate care to their animals while they are at work or away on vacation.
The price you charge will depend upon the hours you’re needed, the size of the animal, and whether it needs special care.
Take it to the next level by offering dog walking services. You could offer to clean up doggy doodoo from yards, or provide a daily cleaning of the cat litter box. Some people love their animals, but just can’t stomach cleaning up after them.
Survey Reward Sites
This is a great way to earn some extra cash, gift cards, or products. You can spend as much time as you want and pick your own time frame. Filling out surveys while the kids nap won’t take your time away from them.
Take it to the next level by also signing up for consumer panels and product testing. The compensation varies depending on the time needed and other factors. An added benefit is that you normally get to keep the product being tested.
If you’re really good at knitting, sewing, drawing,or any other craft you can sell your wares at a flea market or online. You can set your own price and change it to a lower one if things aren’t selling.
Take it to the next level by teaching a step-by-step class on some of the things you’re good at doing. This could be anything from baking a cake to changing the oil in the car.
Start with the more well known tasks and when you are comfortable with it, add the next level task for a bit more cash.