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5 Unconventional Ways to Make Extra Cash

Knowing you need some extra cash in your pocket is pretty easy, right? But figuring out how to make extra money can be very hard. Fortunately, thanks to the internet, we have new initiatives popping up every day. Here are 5 easy and  unconventional ways to make extra cash on the side!



1. Sell unwanted items on eBay

Whether you’ve clearing out your wardrobe or have a computer sitting in a drawer, selling unwanted items online on sites like eBay is a great way to declutter and make some extra money. This is one of the easiest ways to earn while staying at home!


2. Put your skills to the test on 5squids


Did you know you can make £5 for doing odd jobs, like creating a logo design or a voice over, through this 5squids? Whatever your skills, advertise them and see what comes through!


3. Sign up with TrustedHousesitters

TrustedHousesitters is just one of the many house-sitting agencies where you will find house sitting jobs all over the UK. Depending on the contract, you can get paid £10/day, plus food and fuel allowance!


4. Become a tasker on TaskRabbit

No, you won’t be selling rabbits! What TaskRabbit provides is a means for service providers and clients to meet and do business. So if you are confident about your handyman or cleaning skills, this could be the platform for you!


5. Get perks from drinks with Serve Legal

Serve Legal is the market leading provider of ID and compliance testing services in the UK & Ireland. They ensure leisure operators, national retailers and broadcasters are checking IDs before serving booze to young customers. If you are 18 or 19 years old, you can be hired by them as a mystery shopper. If you're 20+, you can also be hired for wider compliance audits.



Don't forget to file your Self Assessment tax return when you do any of this activities. Yes, filing your tax return seems scary, but it doesn't have to be. In fact, it might be easier than you think thanks to Tommy's Tax certified accountants! 

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Published by Elisa Ribeiro Soares
Elisa Ribeiro Soares