10 savvy ways to hike up your income
Everybody goes through a phase in their lives when they are broke, well most of us do. Being young and broke is one of the most frequent situations that people find them into. You may be a college student who needs some extra cash or a new worker who needs to hike up his or her savings as almost next to nothing is left in their bank account when you pay out your monthly student loan. You know how pricy those things can be and ideas that will yield you money are always appreciated. There are so many surprising tricks and tricks and jobs that can yield you money and you don’t even know it. It can be one of your most favourite hobbies. The world is filled with quirky characters and you never know what or how you will get paid for. Also mainstream part time jobs are so boring and it feels so much like work. It would be so much cooler to have a quirky job, a job that simulates all the parts of your brain; you would be way better at a job you actually care about. So here are 10 quirky and unusual ways in which you can earn money doing something you love.
#1 Answering questions
There are professionals who are highly paid to answer questions. Some sites recruit people who can answer the questions and queries of their customers. You need to have good Google skills in order to be good at this job. You can choose a specific subject of your preference but that is not always the case.
#2 Chat with people online
If you are an English speaker you might be good at this job, all you have to do is chat with people online. These people are just starting to learn English and they are not very good at that. With you the learners can practise their English, this is also a very interesting job as you get to talk about anything you want. You can talk about their culture traditions etc; of course you need to be a pro at English before you start with this job.
#3 Meeting & communicationg with others
If you have good people skills and love communicating with people this is probably your thing. There are websites people go to find a friend they can talk to, it does not have to be just talking you can show them around town, go to interesting places or you can also attend some functions with them. If you love meeting new people you will love this job and the best part about this job is that you can set your own prices and rates.
#4 Video games
If you are a video game lover you will be perfect at this. You can create different accounts in different game servers and play those games. If you have an impressive score and can sell that particular server account to anyone who is interested to buy a pre-set up account that has an impressive score. Who knew that playing online video games will earn you money?
If you are good at answering, you can take surveys in exchange for money. There are sites that will pay you to answer survey questions of a certain product or service that you have experienced.
#6 Garage sales
Garage sales are very common in most part of the world; sometimes you can find gems in the garage sells you are attending. Garage sale products are known to be very cheap in price and if you can fish out a rare item, you can sell it for a better price to someone who is willing to buy.
Hospitals and nursing homes very often conduct some medical tests on some people. You can put your name down and be a volunteer. In other words you will be a medical guinea pig. Of course you need to meet certain health criteria to participate but if you get chosen you will receive a handsome amount.
#8 Plasma donator
If you don’t have a problem giving away your blood in exchange of money because you feel like you have lot of it, you can be a plasma donator. There are people who will pay handsome sums in order to get your particular type of blood. Moreover if you are someone who has a rare blood group the chances of you getting well paid will surely increase.
If you love shopping and don’t mind doing it for someone else this is your job. People will hire you to shop for them. They can be senior citizen, working professional etc who have way less time or are unable to perform such activities. You can go grocery shopping for them; pick out gifts for them etc.
#8 Mystery shoppers
Major retailer or restaurants are visited often by anonymous mystery shoppers in order to gain knowledge about their customer service or some other factors. You can be paid to be one of those mystery shoppers.