Sometimes you have the motivation and drive to work extra to make a grand per month in your spare time, but what you’re missing is a good idea. Maybe you’ve tried a few different ideas, and they didn’t take off or they required too much work. Just because you’ve tried a few ideas that weren’t successful, don’t give up. You simply haven’t come upon the right idea yet.
If you want a jump start on ideas, Jackie Beck’s 101 Ways to Make Extra Money In Your Spare Time may be just the book for you.
What’s To Like About This Book
This book is short and is a quick read. You could read it in an hour or two and start working on a way to make money the same day.
There are plenty of ideas here for everyone. Beck offers ideas for individuals from all walks of life with
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After making an extra grand per month for awhile, you may find that you have paid off all your debts and have established accounts for larger ticket items like an emergency fund, retirement or college savings, or automobile replacement. But you may find that you still have some money left over in the budget and want to begin investing. The question is: where to start?
Three Questions to Ask Yourself
First, start off by asking about your risk tolerance. Do you have plenty of other funds and can afford to lose some? Would the thought of losing money keep you awake at night? These types of questions can point you toward certain investments. Less risky investments such as CD’s or balanced mutual funds might be appropriate as you near retirement. On the other hand you might want to speculate in commodities or forex.
Risk can sometimes be a manifestation of
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This site does a great job promoting all of the various ways you could earn yourself an extra grand per month. You could do it by blogging, working on cars, waitressing, cutting hair, mowing lawns, and the list goes on and on, but what if we could earn the money without truly needing it?
I know, I know, you must think I’m crazy. We all live in a world where everyone wants to gather all the stuff they can before they die, but what if that wasn’t truly the end goal? What if that wasn’t the source of happiness (by the way, just so you know, it’s not)? If all of us could simplify our lives and live on less, we would essentially never have to worry about money again. Then, if we happen to earn some extra, what do you think we should do with it? Why not invest
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If you have more time than you do money, selling items you find at garage sales, thrift stores, and estate sales may be a great way to earn a grand per month. Of course, there is a learning curve as you grow to understand what items are more profitable, but within a few months, you should develop a knack for knowing what sells well. (If you have a smart phone, you can always access eBay and other websites to look in real-time to see what items are selling for before you buy them.)
Here are some items you may want to look at buying and selling:
Books. While some books have very little resale value, others can earn you a few bucks to $30 or more. If you buy your books at garage sales for .25 each, you’re making almost entirely profit when you resell them. Some good places to
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