While it's true that the economy is getting better, it's also true that the pocketbooks and wallets of many Americans are still a bit light. It's no wonder that so many people have an interest in making some extra cash to supplement or even replace their income. That's why this blog post will give you ten ways that you can easily earn extra money.
If you have either expertise in an academic subject or are just good at teaching complex topics to young people, you can find work as a tutor either online or in your local area. You can look on Craigslist for tutoring opportunities in your hometown. If you want to teach students without leaving your home, you can apply for positions on websites such as Tutor.com.
- Teaching English
As long as you have a degree from an English speaking university, you can find work from plenty of websites teaching English to people from many different countries. If you're truly up for some adventure, you can teach English in a foreign country and make pretty good money.
- Sports Referee
If you played youth sports when you were younger, you might have barely noticed the referees who oversaw your games. Well, these men and women didn't work for free. If you know a lot about a sport that's played by young people in your local area, you can contact the youth league for information about referee positions.
Bookkeeping is one of those skills that will always be in demand. That's because business owners will always need people to keep track of their records, taxes, and financial information. Do some bookkeeping for a couple of individuals, and word of mouth will get out about your services before you know it.
- Writing Blog Posts
If you're both an excellent writer and a subject matter expert, you can make a sizable income writing guest blog posts for prominent blogs. You can do this on a freelance basis or advertise your blogging services on websites such as Upwork.