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Side Hustles To Start Now 

By: Mariah Rogers
Jun 9, 2020 • 3 min read

Practical Ways To Earn Extra Cash

Looking to earn some extra money while keeping up with course work or a part-time job? Having multiple incomes is a fantastic way to make sure you have enough cash to allocate through budgeting each month. Plus, it can be a lot of fun! Working a side hustle can open doors to new opportunities and career paths, as well as connect you to new friends. If you are interested in exploring a different side hustles to make money, explore a hobby, or expand your network, then keep reading!

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Dog Walking 

Dog walking is a practical and fun way to make extra money aside from your regular income. Not only will dog walking help bring in extra cash, but you’ll be able to enjoy your love for pets, meet new people, and practice self-advertising. Plus, this is an excellent opportunity to incorporate exercise into your daily routine! 


Babysitting is in high demand as parents are going back to work. Many parents are searching for one on one assistance, since childcare centers pose a risk for catching the virus. If you are an aspiring teacher, caretaker, or nurse, babysitting is a great way to gain some real-life experience. You’ll be able to form meaningful and rewarding relationships with the children and learn useful childcare strategies that may benefit you down the road in your career. 


Do you have a unique skill or talent that could be beneficial to others? If so, consider offering your services to companies and individuals by freelancing. There are many sites online that can help facilitate finding a client to assist. Freelancing is great because it comes with a flexible schedule, typically short-term projects, and the ability to work on topics that are exciting to you. Many freelance jobs are also fantastic resume builders! Your talents are sure to set you apart from other candidates. Explore areas such as writing, editing, virtual assisting, or helping clients with finances. 

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Become a Reseller 

If you are interested in shopping and fashion, this is the perfect side hustle for you! Many online commerce websites such as Poshmark and eBay offer listings such as vintage clothing, shoes, and accessories. Stop by your local thrift store and see what you can find! If you customize and revamp these vintage pieces, you can often sell them for a profit on many shopping websites. Try using tie-dye, sewing, and cropping techniques to give your clothing pieces new life. This is a great activity to get your creative juices flowing. Who knows, maybe you’ll find a new hobby from it, too!


Renting your property to others is a fast and easy way to bring in a substantial income each month. Plus, you’ll be helping someone else out by providing them with essentials, which is extremely rewarding! If you are working remotely and are driving less, consider renting your car to someone in need of transportation. If you live in a house, try renting one floor to a possible tenant. Not only will this give you insight into rental services and hospitality, but it is a great way to begin your entrepreneurial journey.

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