5 Ways To Make $$ For The Holidays!

It’s that time of year again! With the holidays comes expenses whether it’s gift shopping, purchasing ingredients for holiday meals, or traveling to spend time with loved ones. With these expenses also comes STRESS; the stress of not having extra holiday funds. We’re here to share 5 ways to make extra money this holiday season.

  1. Sell Your Stuff!
    This is probably one of the easiest ways to make extra money. We all have extra items around the house that we no longer use such as clothing, shoes, electronics, etc. Instead of continuing to allow those items to collect dust, you can cash them in using apps such as Poshmark and Mercari.

  2. Drive Uber/Lyft
    Have your own car? Uber and Lyft are great ways to earn extra cash for the holidays. You can earn a couple hundred to $1,000 per week depending on how much you work. One of the plus sides to this gig is that you can set your own hours and increase your network through the people you meet.

  3. Grocery Shop for Others
    Do you like shopping? Grocery shopping? Even better when you’re spending someone else’s money! Apps like Instacart and Shipt allow you to earn money by grocery shopping for others. This is a great way to get out, meet new people, and find out about products at the store that you never knew existed! A lot more people tend to use these apps during the holidays, so it is a great way to make money AND stack up on tips. Some shoppers have reported getting tips of even $100 from one order! SIGN ME UP!

  4. Leverage Your Social Media
    Do you remember what life was like pre-Instagram? I do…VAGUELY! Lol! Nowadays, social media is an important aspect in society and it can help you get paid. If you have a decent following and engagement, you can offer to promote small businesses on your Instagram account for a small fee per post. You can also use your social media to sell a product of your own such as handmade ornaments or ugly Christmas sweaters.

    Wrap Gifts
    Love wrapping gifts? Do you always go all out when wrapping gifts funding the most unique wrapping paper and being precise? Then gift wrapping is a great way for you to earn extra coins during the holidays. Many people aren’t too fond of gift wrapping or simply don’t have the time, but want to deliver beautifully wrapped gifts. This is a great way to not only make extra money, but help others.