Weekend Wages: Fast Ways to Make Some Extra Cash Before Monday

boy-1986107_640Times are tough and many of us need to boost our normal pay with some extra cash. If you want to make the most of your earning potential and earn some weekend wages, you should be able to find a way to give your bank balance a lift.

Here is a look at some ways to earn some money straight away. You might decide to offer labor services or do some house sitting or you could use a skill to generate cash by showing others.

Earn money helping with chores

There are going to be a number of people in your area who need help with some household chores.

If you have a vehicle like the Ram 1500, load up the truck with gardening equipment and offer your services mowing lawns and tidying their backyards. This is one way you can use the gear you already have and combine it with your labor services to generate some extra cash.

A good way to generate inquiries would be to post some fliers or knock on doors in your area. It might also pay top put an advert on sites like Craigslist or the labor hire resource HireAHelper.

You could soon build up a list of regular customers who want your labor services, filling your weekend with money-earning opportunities.

Pet and house sitting

There are people who need someone to look after their house or their pet while they are away or working long hours.

House sitting can be a great way to earn some extra cash. It is a popular service to offer as many homeowners don’t like to leave their house empty for long periods. If you don’t mind picking up the mail, turning some lights on and off, and making sure everything is ok in the house, offer your services as a house sitter.

If you like dogs, offer your services as a pet sitter. Plenty pet owners that would prefer to pay someone to look after their pet in their own home, instead of taking them to a kennel.

Use a skill to earn some extra cash

You could earn extra money if you have a skill or a passion for a certain hobby and think you can teach it to others. If you can teach someone how to practice yoga or how to improve their photography skills, you might be able to host a class at your local community center.

Another option to consider would be online tutoring where you get to choose your hours so you can fit this work in around your regular job.

Think about any transferrable skills you have, they could be the route to earning some extra cash when you get paid for showing others how to do it.

Become a virtual assistant

If you prefer to do something more administrative become a virtual assistant. You might work with just one person handling their emails, writing letters and keeping their diary up to date. Alternatively, you could end up generating regular money by becoming a virtual assistant to multiple people.

If you need some extra cash, there are plenty of innovative and proven ways to earn some weekend money.

Brooke Robson started a trucking business several years ago. She loves being behind the wheel and shares some of her business tips around the web.

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