Eight Ways To Make Extra Money In Winter
Have you noticed that in winter you spend more money than at other times of the year? Whether you buy gifts for the holiday season or prepare to travel in the new year, it is sometimes difficult to take into account all the costs at the end of the year in your regular monthly budget.
To secure a financial respite, think about how you can earn more in the winter, writes Grow.
Here are eight tips to help you increase your income.
1. Rent your space
If you decide to go on vacation, and your house will be empty, consider renting it out for a short time.
Airbnb hosts, for example, earn an average of 924 dollars per month. The exact amount varies depending on the size of the room, the number of nights, the season, location and types of amenities available to guests. You also need to make sure that the laws in your area allow short-term rentals.
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3. Snow cleaning
In most states, homeowners are responsible for clearing snow on the driveway and on the sidewalk in front of their home. Failure to do so may result in a fine: for example, in New York it reaches 350 dollars.
According to Sidehustle.com, you can earn from 30 to 100 dollars on a driveway or footpath. All you need to get started is a shovel, which costs only $ 10 in The Home Depot.
4. Help with resume
For many people, the beginning of the new year marks the beginning of a job search. One way to earn extra money is to help others start their job search by editing or writing a resume.
According to Glassdoor, careful preparation of one page material can bring you The average base charge of $ 21 per hour.
5. Become a Personal Buyer
The holiday season is the best time for retailers. Buyers are looking for the perfect gift for their loved ones and the best deals at the end of the year. If you like to shop, do it for those who consider it a chore. According to Payscale, personal buyers earn from 10 to 16 dollars per hour.
Care.com estimates that college applicants could make money last year Up to 1470 dollars for 80 hours of training during the winter holidays. If you are studying a foreign language or a subject related to STEM, then you can take more depending on the learning platform.
7. Driver in Uber or Lyft
If you have your own car, consider becoming a driver in a company like Uber or Lyft. Winter weather leads to increased demand for drivers.
How much you can earn will depend on the duration of the trip, the distance traveled and the peak time. Al Castillo, a full-time driver in New York, told CNBC earlier this year, that earns up to xnumx dollars a day.
8. Sell last season's clothes
“If it’s cold outside, and you spend a lot of time indoors, this can be a good opportunity to sort out your closet and put aside things that are no longer suitable for you. You can post them on the Poshmark or Facebook Marketplace, ”Flores advises.
According to her, selling clothes from the previous season is a great way to get rid of unnecessary things. For example, she sold a designer bag for 100 dollars at Poshmark.
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