Five Ways to Make Extra Money From Home
Everyone could use a little extra cash, but you don't have to run out and find a part-time job just yet. Here are a few legitimate ways to make some extra money right from home.
The Penny Hoarder is a website that, does just that, it gives you ideas on how to earn, save, and grow your money. Because, let's be honest, we all constantly think about money. How to make more money. How to save money. What is it that Snoop Dogg once said? "With got my mind on my money and my money on my mind", yeah, those are the Gin and Juice lyrics I'm looking for. Regardless if you have a lot of it or a little, money is something we all want more of.
So, how can you make some extra spending cash without picking up a part-time gig? The Penny Hoarder came up with a list of 32 Legitimate Ways to Make Money at Home, below are the top five ways to make that green, but you can check out the full list on The Penny Hoarder website.
Yeah, I know surveys aren't fun, but why not take a few and make some extra money while you're just relaxing on the couch. Ipsos Panel is a paid survey company that has an A+ rating by the Better Business Bureau, and some of their surveys can pay up to $95.
This is kind of a no brainer, just sign up for MyPoints. If you buy $20 of groceries from Target.com you will get 1,750 bonus points which you can redeem for a $10 gift card. Pretty awesome, right? And Target gives you two points for every dollar you spend, which is 1.4% cash back. Heck yes!
Swagbucks is a website powered by Yahoo Search and they will pay you every time you make a search on your computer or phone. I mean, you're surfing the internet anyways, so why not get paid for it. It's easy work and you could make $100-$200 a year.
Ok, so you won't be watching funny cat video's, but you will be getting paid, so it's totally worth it. The company InboxDollars will pay you to watch videos, plus you get $5 just for signing up!
This one is my favorite. I love pizza and I can always use more money to buy pizza with, so this is a win-win. Technically this would be considered mystery shopping, but someone has to make sure the pizza places are doing their job too, so why not you?
And if you're into the whole mystery shopping thing you can check out a list of the best mystery shopping companies to work for here.