With the holiday season quickly coming up there is a sudden urge to make more money before Christmas finally arrives. Here are some ways to make money before Christmas, to help you out with all the extra demands that come up on your wallet.
Pick up a Part Time Job
From September through December there is tons of seasonal work you can pick up. Look at the online classified and see if there is anything you are interested in doing that fits your schedule. Bonus points if you can find somewhere that has offers a discount on your shopping needs.
List a Room or Even Your House with Airbnb
From listing a shared room, to even your whole house, Airbnb has you covered. This is probably the best ways to make extra money using your house. You choose the rates for what you are listing (Airbnb has an awesome tool that shows you what’s best to charge), and you get to interview the people before they rent from you. For more on Airbnb rates in your area, you can check here.
Best of all Airbnb is free to sign up and simple to get started. You can sign up in a matter of minutes for free. There is no cost to list your place and they only take a small commission once you have a guest. Plus, they handle all the money so there is no awkward collecting from the guests who stay at your house.
Get Cash Back for Shopping Online
Eventually we are going to be buying the majority of our purchases online the easy way to do it. But there is a smart way to do it.
The smart way involves signing up for these programs and using them before you begin your shopping experience. Places like Ebates, My Points, Swagbucks and ButterflySaves all offer points for using the portal. As you gather points you can cash them in for gift cards at some of your favourite online shopping places.
Best of all they offer incentives to get started.
Use Your Car to Make Money
Did you know you can make money in your spare time driving people or food around? With Uber you can sign up and start earning money so that you can crush your earnings going into Christmas. This is the time of year where everyone is going out and needs a driver. That’s where you come in. You can find out more about becoming an Uber driver here.
Sign up quickly to become an Uber driver here.
Answer Online Surveys
Surveys are a great way to make some extra cash while never leaving the comfort of your living room. Here are a few to get started earning, click on the link to get started.
If you are looking for a way to earn extra money sitting on your couch at night, surveys are the quickest one to get started with. Here are some of them:
A great way to earn extra money in your spare time is to test websites. Being a website tester involves going on someones site and giving feedback as to whether the site makes sense if it’s navigable and user friendly. There are several companies out there that will pay you to test websites for their functionality. They usually pay about $10 a test. A few of them are:
Deliver Food in Your Spare Time
Not keen on having people in your car? UberEats may be the perfect side hustle for you. With all of the parties and get togethers delivering food can be a great way to earn money before Christmas. You can courier food using the Uber Eats delivery program and make extra money in your spare time. Best of all you don’t need a car if that’s what’s holding you back, Click here to learn more about becoming an UberEats driver.
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