7 Ways to Earn Extra Cash for the Holidays
Guest post by Rover
Looking to earn extra cash during the holidays or even long after? We’ve got you covered. Whether you want to make money from home or get out there and meet people, it’s easy to find the perfect seasonal gig for your goals.
Become a Rover.com Pet Sitter or Dog Walker
Rover is the nation’s largest community of pet sitters and dog walkers. On Rover, you set your own schedule and rates, get access to 24/7 support, and enjoy automatic and secure payments. Curious about what you can charge? Here are what top dog walkers in San Antonio and top dog boarding sitters in San Diego are charging.
Snag a Seasonal Retail Gig
According to the National Retail Federation, retailers are expected to hire between 640,000 and 690,000 seasonal workers in 2016. If you’re looking for short-term work, have a flexible schedule and would love a store discount, holiday retail work could be the perfect job for you.
Become a Tasker on TaskRabbit
Are you the person your friends call to fix their dripping sink? Do you finding cleaning your baseboards oddly rewarding? List your services on TaskRabbit. Potential clients can contact you directly from the site, and you can offer everything from bartending to assembling IKEA furniture.
Rent Your Car on Turo
Don’t use your car very much? Turo makes it easy to share it with your neighbors. They’ll set your car’s rental price based on market value, location, and time of year—allowing you to get the most out of sharing your ride.
Sell Your Stuff on Craigslist or eBay
We all have things we’d like to get rid of, and the holidays are the perfect time to give old stuff the old heave-ho. An easy way to do that is to list them on Craigslist. If you don’t feel like doing the work of taking photos, creating a listing or handing off your stuff, eBay Valet could be your best bet.
Rent Your Home on Airbnb
If you’re traveling for the holidays or have an extra room in your house, rent it out to travelers on Airbnb. Right off the bat, Airbnb will tell you how much you could make based on your space and the demand in your city.
Become a Driver with Lyft
Are you most relaxed when you’re driving? Do you like meeting new people? Become a driver with Lyft and earn up to $35 an hour. You’ll get to keep your tips, take advantage of Prime Time pricing during peak hours and get access to insurance protection at no extra cost.
Whether you need in-home dog boarding, pet sitting, dog walking or day care, Rover connects pet parents with people who’ll treat their dogs like family.