Simply Nerdy Mom: 3 Simple Ways To Boost Your Budget

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

3 Simple Ways To Boost Your Budget

 

Who wouldn’t love to make a bit of extra income every month to boost their monthly earnings? Whether it’s to save up a bit of extra cash to spend during the summer holidays with the kids, to start saving up early for your family Christmas this year, update the house, or to even just put away for a rainy day, an extra income always comes in handy.

 

What may seem like just a pipe dream, though, can be made a reality, and earning a bit of extra money every month can be a lot easier than you might think - all it takes is a little time and dedication.

 

 Here are three simple ways to boost your budget from the comfort of your very own home, while still being able to take care of, and spend time with your kids and family 

 

Sell unwanted and unused items from around the home

Everyone has things in the house that they no longer use that are probably building dust somewhere in the corner or that haven’t seen the light of day since they were put in that bedroom drawer months ago. But what’s no longer wanted or loved by you, could be by someone else. From jewelry to furniture, clothing to electronics, all can be easily sold and given to a loving new home. Sell your iPhone 11 Pro Max, unused tablets, and other electronics if you need money quickly in particular and for guaranteed sales. If you find that you enjoy the selling process, you could even think about starting an online sales business through thrift shopping or becoming an official seller on Amazon or eBay.

 

Monetize your skills

Selling and monetizing your skills is a guaranteed way to make some extra money each month. Whether you are good at writing, editing, photography, or even simply have excellent organization skills or a social media wizard, someone out there will need your skillset. If you don’t have any experience and are new to the freelance game, look at sites such as Fiverr, People Per Hour, Freelancer, or Upwork to get you started. Alternatively, you can offer services such as dog walking or house sitting in your local area through word of mouth or a little self-promotion via your Facebook or Twitter page. 

 

Start a blog

This is a money-making idea that you’ve probably seen hundreds of thousands of times over, but for a good reason. While blogging does take a lot of hard work and effort, it costs hardly anything to set up and can be about anything you like, no matter how niche your interests are. It’s also a great form of passive income, meaning that you can carry on earning money even once you’ve done the initial work. A blog post that ends up going viral can still make you money even years down the line, so not only can you literally make money while you sleep, but your earning potential is limitless! Who knows, if you fall in love with blogging, it could even go from a passion project to a full-time career and income. 

 




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