Random Ways to Make Extra Money

Anelle Valdes
Anelle Valdes
coin jar with money on past due medical bills

Ever wanted to know if you could make some extra money while trying to save? Or ever wondered if you could pay off debt with some extra income you can earn? Well the answers to both of those questions is yes. Yes, you can make some extra money while saving and paying off debt with some extra cash you can start making.

1: Return bottles and cans

If you live in specific states that pay for bottle returns, you can return bottles and cans to your local redemption center. It is a simple way to earn a little extra cash and if you go throw a lot of bottles and cans in a month then it will easily add up. It will add up quickly too, without you even realizing it.

Here are states with container deposit laws that pay between 5 – 10 cents per container…

  • California
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • Hawaii
  • Iowa
  • Maine
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • New York
  • Oregon
  • Vermont

2: Return change

You can return your change once your change jar is full. Most change jars fill up within a month or so, depending on how much you use cash for purchases. Some say that if you mind your pennies then things will start to add up and that saying seems to be true every time. Because if you do start to mind your pennies then you will start to see some extra cash come into your pocket. It doesn’t mean you have to be stingy but you can always think twice before thinking you really need something.

3: Take some online surveys

There are some online surveys you can take that will actually pay you. Feedback is important and who knows, if you take 10 surveys in a day then you could earn up to $35 per survey with some websites.

4: Uber or Lyft driver

You can become an Uber or Lyft driver on days when you want to earn a few extra dollars for driving people around town. On some days there can be a surcharge fee so you will earn even more money for driving people to and from their destinations.

5: Test websites and mobile apps

People are constantly creating websites and mobile apps that are great but need to be tested in order to see if they work properly. People do not want to launch a website or an app without it working properly because then the public will be upset when they do not work. It is always important to give others feedback as well so things will be made properly.

These are just a few ways you can earn some extra money. It is always important to keep income coming in so that way you can simply save or you can pay back Wise Loan quicker than you normally would and it wouldn’t get you stressed or on a budget. It is always that simple! Keep up the saving and hard work, money is always very important!

The recommendations contained in this article are designed for informational purposes only.  Essential Lending DBA Wise Loan does not guarantee the accuracy of the information provided in this article; is not responsible for any errors, omissions, or misrepresentations; and is not responsible for the consequences of any decisions or actions taken as a result of the information provided above.

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