Not everyone wants to quit their job, travel the world, or retire early. I get it. When I quit my job, I enjoyed it. The commute wasn’t great (I did client work and often had to brave the DC Beltway) but it gave me a sense of purpose, fulfillment, social interaction (my co-workers were awesome), […]
What would an extra $10 a week mean to you? What about an extra $50 or $100? $200?
For most people, it would mean a lot. It would mean not having to worry about whether to buy chicken or beef. It would mean not having to cost the last mile home to save a little on gas. It would mean more goes into the emergency fund so you can sleep better at night.
Saving money is great, it's fast and it's immediate, but finding ways to make more money is the next step after the last penny has been squeezed from the stones of life.
This archive contains every post on Wallet Hacks about making money and the most popular ones are:
- A curated list of nearly 300 websites to earn extra money
- How to get free money from sign up bonuses (nearly $3,000 up for grabs)
- 10 sites that pay you money for things you already do
- 21 Passive Income Ideas
- 20+ Best Bank Promotions & Bonus Offers: Minimum $100 New Account Bonus
That's just a start - there are so many posts to learn from!
You’ve probably heard of “the 1%.” They’re the absurdly wealthy who have more wealth than the remaining 99% (based on data from Credit Suisse). But what does it take to be in the 10%? 20%? Is it still stunningly wealthy? Or does the line drop quickly? We know that the average net worth of Americans […]
For as long as I’ve known about banks, they’ve been competing for deposits. When you think about the economics of running a bank, it’s easy to see why. When someone deposits money in a checking account and you pay them 0%, it’s a free loan! Banks then keep whatever is the reserve requirement (say 10%) […]
If you enjoy spending time in your car, you might be able to parlay that into a nice side hustle for some extra cash. With the proliferation of ridesharing apps and others in an increasingly growing “side gig economy,” there are a lot of reputable ways you can earn money doing side jobs involving your […]
There are a ton of paid survey sites out there. Many of them look like they were made in 1990 and shady as all get out. How do you know if a company is legitimate or a scam? How do avoid the ones that keep asking you qualification questions, that look like survey questions, and […]
We all probably have electronics laying around our house that are either super outdated or completely broken and therefore, useless. Though it may be fun to occasionally dig them out and reminisce over the good times, the truth is you could be making money (back) from your junk. If you find yourself needing a little […]
Starting a business can be one of the most beneficial tasks you undertake to improve your financial life. Whether you’re a recent college graduate, a busy stay at home mom, or even someone who is retired, starting a side business can generate some extra cash to help you reach your financial goals. When many people […]
Reduce, reuse, recycle… get paid? Yep. We recycle a lot in our home. We recycle because it’s a good thing to do but it also reduces the number of trash bags. Trash smells so the fewer the better! But did you know the stuff you’re leaving in your blue bin could be worth cash? (we […]
Have you heard of Swagbucks? If you’re here, you probably want to learn more about them. It’s consistently one of the most popular programs on our list of sites to make extra money and I wanted to do a deeper dive into them. I first learned about Swagbucks after meeting with some of their folks […]
Do you like money? What about free money? Of course you like money. And of course you like free money too. What kind of question is that. What if I told you that there are legitimate companies out there giving away free cash? So many companies want your business and will bend over backwards to […]