30 Ways To Make Extra Money




I’ve been talking about how to make money at home since my kiddos were in diapers.

Around the time I started my entrepreneurial journey, I had two babies, a new husband, and an assistant secretary job at a local hospital where I was barely making ends meet.

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Then a couple of years ago, I really got serious about finding more ways to make extra money.

Making extra money can change your family’s lifestyle and livelihood that will give you the freedom to:

  • Pay off those credit card bills
  • Pay off your car note
  • Help you build up your emergency fund
  • Purchase a new home
  • Take regular family vacations
  • Pay off those student loans and so much more

If you are wondering “How to make extra money?” then let’s get this party started.

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Start A Side Business — 30 Ways to Make Extra Money

Starting a business can be an easy way to make extra money especially when you are doing something you love.

  1. Start your business today. While I was working as an administrative assistant, I started my business on the side and started generating income right away selling my diaper cakes. This is how I started making money from home. You can grab best tools to starting your business here.  You can start your business for under $100 bucks and I show you how to get started with your business in my FREE  7-Day Business startup mini course below:

2. Babysit. You can babysit your neighbor’s kids or family member. I recommend you try care.com because when my children were smaller, we would get babysitters from them. They do background checks on all their employees.

3. Drive for Uber. You can get paid to be like a taxi cab for people. Why not earn extra money just taking people to their destination. Get signed up with Uber here!

4. Have yard sales. Any gently or unused items lying around your house. You can check your local papers. Sometimes they have neighborhood garage and yard sales.

5. Have a bake sale. If you love to cook, sell your pies and cookies.

6. Teach online. You can sign up at VIPKid.com  You can teach for 7 hours or so twice per week or as many hours as you like.

7. Teach at your local community college. If you have a degree in a certain field, put your degree to work.

8. Clean houses. Believe it or not, you will be surprised at how much other moms just need a break. You can sign up at care.com and find homes that need to be cleaned and some of them start at $25/hour. So if you do maybe 3 hours at 4 hours that’s an extra $300 that you can add to your savings account. This is one of the easiest ways to make money from home!

9. Pet sit. Do you love animals? House sit your neighbor’s pets while they are out of town. You can find jobs at care.com and pick the one that’s right for you.

10. Do hair on the side. Do you love doing hair? braiding, relaxers, etc. Get paid for your talents. I remember growing up as a kid, my friends, and mama used to pay me to do their hair. I use to bring in about $200 every month.

11. Turn your skills into cash. Teach others what you know (workshops, online or live) Use a site like anymeeting.com, zoom.us.

12. Web designer. Love designing websites? make extra money doing that. You can sell your services on a site called Fiverr.com and start earning money right away once your account is approved. I must admit, I have used fiverr.com for years in my business.

13. Rent out a spare bedroom. Have extra room, rent out a room for a college student. You can list an ad on Craigslist about the room that you have for rent. Post it and check back. We have bought furniture and just about everything off of craigslist and have sold a ton of stuff as well.

14. Detail & wash cars. I don’t know about you, but I will gladly pay $20 bucks to wash my jeep.

Find A Part-Time Job To Make Extra Money

15. Work a call center job at home. I have worked with several companies in the past. You can find out the top work at home jobs here.

16. Work at fast food restaurants. Places like Wendys, McDonald’s, and Burger kings are always hiring.

17. A part-time job at retail stores.  Jcpenneys, Target, and Ross are some to name a few.

18. Home Nurses Aide. You can check Care.com and your local area for places hiring CNAs and personal aides. You can find all types of jobs via this site. Babysitting, pet sitting, housecleaning and so much more.

19. Makeup Artist. If you love makeup, you can teach makeup tutorials/workshops, or you can work in stores like Ulta, Nordstrom, and Mac cosmetics.

20. Event planner. Love and have an eye for details? Host parties and plan weddings.

21. Clip and teach people how to coupon. If you love to coupon and know it really well, teach classes and you can even get paid to shop for other people. If you are new to couponing, grab my Extreme couponing course here!

22. Shop online through ebates. Since you are already shopping online, gain some cash back. you can sign up via my affiliate link here!

23. My Resources page. You can always check out my resource page with all my favorite tools and sites that I love to use in my business and life.

How to Discover the Career of Your Dreams



Do you work in a career that doesn’t satisfy you? It’s easy to feel stuck because your job is providing you with security. It’s a scary thing to leave that security for the pursuit of your passion!

At the same time, there are steps you can take today to build the career you truly desire. Your passion for your new career can catapult you to success and unlock your dreams.

Confucius said, “Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life.” Heed his advice and you’ll be glad you left your old job behind!

5 strategies to help you transition to your dream career:

1. Get focused. It’s important to have a plan in place. Write down the specific job you’d like to have and the steps you need to take in order to get there.

2. Assign a timeline. Be sure to give yourself a realistic timeline. As much as you’d like to start your dream job right away, you don’t want to risk stressing yourself out about it.



3. Consider the financial cost. If your dream career involves owning your own business, it’s important to figure out how much this is going to cost you. Research your options, such as how you can save up the money or obtain a small business loan.

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4. Seek advice. Look to people who already have your dream career and discuss your options with them. If this isn’t feasible, find websites or message boards online that pertain to the field.

5. Time Management. Your current career probably already takes up a great deal of your time, so it’s important to manage your time well if you’re going to launch a new career. Allow yourself an hour or two each day to work toward your dream career. Need help with time management?

 

Be willing to work and do whatever it takes to find their vision of success. It’s easy to say that most people who start their own business fail, however, just like everything in life if you keep getting up and trying, you’ll eventually reach your goals! Plan your transition, work your plan, and soon you’ll discover that you’ve acquired the career of your dreams!

I hope this post guides you on your journey of finding the career of your dreams.

Question: How do you search for your career job? Leave me a comment below

 

 



 

5 Tips To Transition Back To Corporate America



I know things can get all chaotic at times; especially when you have gotten accustomed to being a full time Mompreneur. Well, that is the story of my life and where I love love to be home with my babies, At this point in my life, I’m needing to return back to corporate america.  Like so many of you, your stomach knot up thinking about all the different changes that is about to occur because of it.  Today, I want to share with you some of the practical tips that I’m putting into place right now to make my transition a little smoother.

5 Tips to transition back to Corporate America Smoothly

  1. Make a plan of action.  Don’t just sit back and wait for things to happen. Get busy with putting things in order so you won’t drive yourself crazy with the new transition.
  2. Have a cushion of savings for your regular bills.  At least have three to six months in savings for emergencies.  Usually when starting back to work, it’s takes a little while for your benefits to kick in; so while they are getting that together, in case of a mishap with one of the kiddos or your spouse or self, you have some cash for that.
  3. Hire a virtual assistant. For those of you who are mompreneurs, it would be wise to start now looking for someone to handle your administrative tasks(social media management, customer service, etc.) Just because you are away, don’t mean you have to let your business and brand go down the drain.
  4. Hire a nanny or babysitter.  If you have young ones like myself, establish who will be home to get the kids from the bus stop and watch them while you are at work.
  5. Communicate with your spouse. Talk it over with your husband to make sure you two are on the same page. Now that you are back in corporate america, who will pay what bill or will it remain the same. How will you handle household chores, and when will date night be.

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I hope these few tips help you to make a smooth transition back to Corporate America. What are some more tips that you would add to the list? Comment below

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