Earning Money During the Rainy Days
These days it seems common practice to hear of layoffs. While it may help a business’ bottom line to cutback, these cutbacks have serious effect on the employee’s bottom line. The question becomes how to make ends meet after being laid off?
Rainy Day Savings
First thing most people do is cash in on any rainy day savings they have set aside. This may be 401k’s, 403b’s, stocks, bonds, retirements and so on. Unfortunately, this doesn’t always create a comfy lifestyle that can last a long time.
Uber and Lyft Drivers
One of the hottest trending on-demand jobs would be to become a driver for Uber or Lyft. The trend seems to be growing by leaps and bounds in new cities each and every day. Once you fill out your application, you download the app on your phone and wait for passengers to use their app looking for rides. According to several web sources it’s easy to make $35 an hour. SIGN UP HERE! To Become A New Lyft Driver and Qualify for A Bonus up to $1,000.
If you don’t feel like driving people around you could always work for Postmates or Grub Hub and deliver food or goods to homes and businesses. The new app economy of sharing has created so many quick and easy jobs where you do not need to worry as hard when you get laid off. There are so many new ways for income.
There are a number of companies out there willing to pay you to write articles for them. They give you directions, subjects and guidelines based on the client’s request. You write the article, while they publish it under a pseudo-name or someone else’s name. This kind of work won’t make you rich anytime soon but it’s sure to supplement what you have going for you already.
Power washers can be picked up cheaply on a number of sale websites. You can get a minimum of $50 for driveways and more for houses, boats, sheds, garages and other outbuildings.
While you’re off and have downtime, all-be-it unwanted downtime, why not use it to downsize and declutter? You could throw a yard sale a weekend or two a month and make money while enjoying a less cluttered house, workshop or garage.
Rent Your Car
You’ve heard of timeshares for travel and vacation. The next thing to come along is timeshare your car. On average, people can rent their car out for $10 or so an hour. Most insurance companies cover other drivers to use your car, so long as they have your permission.
If you live in a big city, people are always in need of dog sitting. You can leave your name and number with hotels and apartment complexes for free advertising. Most of the time you can walk more than one dog at once. You have the opportunity of doubling and tripling your money depending on how many you walk at once.
As you can see, there’s something for everyone when it comes to making money. You need to be creative and figure out what marketable skills you have and are willing to use. One thing you could always do is dig or dive for gold treasures.