There are now so many ways that you can make money outside of your normal working hours – even from the comfort of your own home! Here are our top 5 ways to earn extra cash.
TRACK DOWN OLD ACCOUNTS
The British Bankers’ Association estimates that there are billions sitting in forgotten bank and savings accounts in the UK. The average balance of these forgotten pots of money is believed to be £600.
Tracking down old, unused accounts could be a quick and easy way to top up your money pot. Some websites will do your detective work for you!
MAKE MONEY ONLINE
There are now many ways to make money online. Cashback sites, paid-for surveys, web research and music reviews can all yield a healthy return giving you a few extra pounds each month.
SELL YOUR STUFF
How many of us have an attic full of unwanted stuff? “One man’s junk is another man’s treasure” and selling your old belongings through online auctions and car boot sales can be a valuable exercise for your bottom line.
Do you have a spare room, storage space, garage or parking space that you could rent out for some extra cash? The Government’s ‘rent-a-room’ scheme lets you earn up to a threshold of £7,500 per year tax-free from letting out furnished accommodation in your home! Also there are many people out there looking for places to park their car, store stuff cheaply or to rent as a lodger.
Go online and look for sites that can help you connect with them.
SELL YOUR SKILLS
Do you have a particular skill that you could sell as a service or teach others to do for some extra money?
There are plenty of websites and communities you can join to help you sell your services or skills.
So before you sign up for another double shift, try these 5 ways to make some extra cash. It’s easier than you think!