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7 Ways to Create Extra Income on the Side

Updated on June 18, 2017

Real Ideas for making extra money( for Moms, students, teens, anyone)

Everyone can make some extra money by the knowledge they possess. Here are some basic ways to make money.


There are many individuals who want to grow their own garden and have beautiful flowers in their front lawn, but simply do not know how. If you have knowledge of how to tend and grow a garden and plant flowers, this hobby can be a very productive way to earn extra money.


There are many people out there who are computer illiterate and would love if someone took the time to teach them basic computer skills. You need to think of all the things you know about computer and put that knowledge and information to good use for others. With new technology and new systems coming out, there may be a group of people who do not quite understand, but want to learn. From taking photos on a digital camera and transferring it to your computer to print, or taking photos and sending to their phone, your knowledge of these simple tips can allow you to make extra money.

If you are good at fixing Computer problems, cleaning out an infected computer, updating programs, installing software, cleaning out old files, this can be another great way to get some extra cash in your pocket.


Many families and individuals are struggling financially and need assistance to budget and save money. You can earn some money by helping them create a budget, sort out where they can save money and cut back on some things and bring peace and stability with their finances.


When your car has problems, it cost hundreds of dollars and even sometimes up to of thousand dollars, when you send it to a shop to get fixed. Your skill in repairing mini car repairs, doing transmission, brakes, and other car work is a valuable asset to many people and offers you a chance to make extra money.


Everyone needs to stay fit. Gym memberships and fitness clubs can be quite costly, so starting an exercise class at an affordable price can be great and fun.


This is a great way to earn some extra money. If a family or individual is moving from an apartment to a house, or a house to a condo, you can help people pack up their items, move their furniture and take it to the designated location.


Think of all your skills and talents and use it as an opportunity to teach others. If you are good at playing a musical instrument, cooking, baking, sewing, knitting, fixing cars, math,saving money, computers or whatever skill you have, this can be an excellent way to make some money. Advertise online, place posters wherever possible and in the newspaper.


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    • joym7 profile image

      Joy 4 years ago from United States

      nice ideas... we should try to follow them, who know which one will be worth for us.

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      Audrey Howitt 4 years ago from California

      Very good ideas I thought!

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      beingwell 5 years ago from Bangkok

      Great tips! Tutoring is another good way to get extra cash.

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      Susan Haze 5 years ago from Sunny Florida

      You've included some very good suggestions for making money. I have seen more and more ads on the internet to offer some of thesse skills to other people. Very interesting.