Are you looking for extra cash for easy work without having to deal with a boss? How about some under the table work to get extra cash on top of the welfare or unemployment benefits you currently receive? There are plenty of ways to earn this extra cash without paying a lot of money and you still have the freedom of being your own boss.
Babysitting, house sitting, house cleaning, lawn mowing, and freelance writing is all good ways to get extra money for teenagers or for adults who would like to make some extra money.
Babysitting is one of the great ways too earn extra cash for a few days, but if you have weekly clients it becomes a weekly paycheck. You will need to have a child proofed house and age appropriate toys or offer to baby sit at the clients’ house. Most clients will want you to watch their offspring at home so the children are in familiar surroundings.
House or pet sitting for people on vacation is a great way to get a short vacation. Usually you just need to hang out and make the place look occupied such as bringing in the mail, and turning on lights. For some clients you will need to feed, water and walk pets, so make sure you enjoy animals and know how to properly care for these animals.
Invite a friend to open a house cleaning business and begin cleaning the houses in your neighborhood or local area. It’s always better in this day in age to have a friend accompany you until you know the area is safe. This is usually quick and easy money if you do not mind picking up after someone else. The only skills you will need is normal house cleaning skills that your momma taught you and common sense.
You and a friend can begin a lawn care service, in the summer you can mow, rake leaves in the fall, and shovel walks in the winter. Of course you will need to enjoy working outside and have the tools which to work with.
If you have a computer and a good command of the English language, you could sign up for an account on Associated Content by yahoo, Helium or Bukisa and earn some extra money. Many places online will pay you to write articles based on things you know or are willing to research. Some of these places pay per article while others offer one a month pay for page views your articles bring to the site.