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In Debt? You Might Consider a Side Hustle

| Jun 25, 2018 | Education |

If you are struggling to make ends meet, you might want to consider a side hustle to help. What is a side hustle? A side hustle is what your parents called a second job, however, with the advent of technology, some of those additional jobs can be done from home.

In the article“How I Ended Up With $110,000 Of Debt—And What I’m Doing To Pay It Off” by Natalie Gould Tomko, she shares a few ideas of what her side hustles are:·

·    Waitressing
·    Cleaning a preschool after hours
·    Babysitting, babysitting, babysitting
·    Gardening/picking weeds
·    Helping people pack and move
·    Farm sitting, house sitting, pet sitting
·    Ghostwriting
·    Writing blogs
·    Writing articles
·    Writing product descriptions for a food service supply company
·    Writing apartment descriptions for an apartment finder website
·    Website consulting
·    SEO consulting
·    Editing resumes
·    Editing books, articles, blogs, etc.
·    Tutoring
·    Public speaking

These are what worked for her; however, there are literally thousands of different ways to earn a little bit of money while still working fulltime. The website Penny Horder offers a listing of 45 Honest Ways to Earn Money Online.

If you are good at navigating social media or have experience in design, bookkeeping or marketing, you might set up a free account on Up Work, a virtual worksite that allows users to offer their expertise for money.

Smaller amounts of money can add up – it is a numbers game – so you might check out Fiverr. Here you will find thousands of ways people are making $5 at a time.

Side hustles thrive on the creative and enterprising mind. If you are in debt and struggling to make ends meet, finding a way to generate extra cash is one sure fire way to help.

However, if your debt situation is more complex and overwhelming than the income generated by a side hustle, you might want to seek guidance from an expert. Give us a call – we can help.

Southern Illinois Bankruptcy Attorney law firm Bankruptcy Advocates is located in Carbondale and serves a wide geographic community in southern Illinois, including Carbondale, Murphysboro, Marion, West Frankfort, Johnston City, Benton, Herrin, DuQuoin, and Pickneyville. We are a debt relief agency. Our southern Illinois bankruptcy attorneys help people file for relief under the Bankruptcy Code. The first consultation is always free. Give us a call at 618-549-9800 or email us at [email protected]  to speak about your case or legal matter. Convenient appointment times are available.