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Smart Ways To Increase Your Current Income

The pandemic taught the world that having an extra income source is not a bad idea. Many opportunities are available if you want to increase your current income. However, whatever your reasons may be, there are easy and manageable ways to get that extra money. That said, here are some ways to increase your income.

Looking for ways to add to your current income? We have put together a list of ways to increase your income easily and effectively.

Sell redundant but valuable products online

Do you have some stuff you deem redundant yet valuable? You can let go of these things in the right and more profitable way. When decluttering for home improvement, electronics, furniture, clothes, and books are valuable things to sell for financial income. In addition, you can earn a little extra in these times when people buy used cars, sneakers, clothes online by selling to the right market.

 

Go back to school or earn a certification

Going back to school is a steady approach to increase your current income. It usually is a long and hectic process but always worth it. Depending on the professional field you may find yourself in, you can go back to school to increase your earning power in that profession. Do you want that higher-paying position with better conditions, or you’re simply looking for a promotion to earn some extra income? Consider going back to school for a master’s degree or a doctorate.

 

For example, if you find yourself working as a nurse in the healthcare industry needing a pay rise, you can enroll for an online masters degree in nursing. It should be enough for you to assume more responsibilities and income. The advantage of earning a certification is that it establishes you and offers appropriate tools and skills to get into new areas and money-making opportunities. For example, earning a certification like a PMP can lead to a compensation increase of 20% and more.

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Start a side hustle

A very effective way to gain some extra income is to start a side hustle or a part-time job. But If you work full-time, starting a side-hustle may be a breach of contract and problematic. In other instances where no clauses are barring you from a side hustle, then starting a side hustle could be your best bet to increase your current income. So, what kind of side hustle should you consider getting into? Many part-time job opportunities are ranging from less stressful to hectic ones. You can drive for Uber or Lyft, start a blog, become a life coach, freelance writing, and part-time photography.

 

Make money from your hobbies

You can earn some cash from the things you love to do in your free time. Some hobbies can be turned into a decent stream of income. There are so many people earning money from hobbies like gaming, videography, art, and cooking. If you love cooking in your free time, it would be favorable to organize sales for some of your cooked food. You can sell baked goods or work part-time in a restaurant. For art lovers and creative people, you can sell your art or paintings online for extra money.

 

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TWL Working Mom

Jennifer is the Owner of TWL and Co-Owner of a Influencer Facebook Group Influential Mamas.  Along with blogging + freelance writing and selling Zyia Activewear, she is a mom, army wife and full-time teacher. Jennifer lives in Washington State and is a born + raised New Yorker. In her spare time, she loves traveling, yoga, the beach, writing, listening to books and drinking coffee.

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14 Comments

  1. This is a great way to supplement income. I have started refinishing furniture as a hobby and I am hoping to sell some pieces as well.

  2. All four of these sound like fantastic ways to earn a little extra money! I’ve thought about some of the clothing sites myself, my daughter has an entire large trash bag of clothing she recently outgrew or hardly wore because she didn’t like them as much. I may end up selling those!

  3. I’ve been thinking about photography on the side and this list may have just given me the nudge.

  4. we have just cleared up some space and items in our rooms so maybe need to find out how i can sell them next .. great tips all

  5. While, I have started my blog as a side hustle besides my full time job, selling products online is a good idea. I’ll think about it.

  6. I would love to see a list of hobbies that would produce an income. Thank you for sharing.

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