Read ahead if you are looking to achieve your financial goals faster.
Do any of the following situations apply to you?
You're looking to enroll in a course to further your skills.
You want to go back to school to further your education and increase your salary.
You need to move out of your parents house to get your own place or save up to buy your own home.
You need to pay off debt.
You need to make a purchase.
You want to afford your dream lifestyle.
You want to make side money to invest into retirement and your future.
You want to save up to travel.
You want to save up to start your own business.
Here are some of the best side hustle ideas:
1. Virtual Assistant $13-35/hr
If you are great with administrative tasks and speaking to people on the phone being a virtual assistant is a great way to earn side money remotely. You just need to have a computer, great internet (at least 10 Mbps download speed and 1 Mbps upload speed, 25 Mbps if there are multiple people who need the internet at home), and headset to answer calls. Some places offer flexible hours. You may act as support to answer inquiries or process orders via chat, telephone, or email.
Skills needed: computer skills, standard office equipment, interpersonal skills, basic research, and Microsoft Office and Microsoft 365, possibly Google Workspace.
2. eCommerce/Online Shop
Amazon FBA stores, packs, ships, and provides customer service.
For more information visit: https://sell.amazon.com/fulfillment-by-amazon
Open an Etsy Shop
Especially great if you plan to sell accessories and/or gifts. Check out https://www.etsy.com/ to see what's currently selling.
Here's a link with step by step instructions: https://help.etsy.com/hc/en-us/articles/115015672808-How-to-Open-an-Etsy-Shop?segment=selling
Open a Redbubble store
If you are an artist, you can sell your artwork on mugs, totes, aprons, clocks, and more.
Learn how you can get started:
Sell products on social media. Find out how you can set up a shop on Instagram or Facebook on Facebook Help Center.
Become an eBay seller and sell things used or new items.
If you have some money you can invest, consider putting some money into cryptocurrency.
Get the latest news from BitBoy Crypto: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjemQfjaXAzA-95RKoy9n_g/about
Subscribe to Charles Hoskinson, the founder of Cardano and co-founder of Ethereum block chain platforms, on YouTube.
Learn about the crytocurrency universe at Coin Bureau.
Here's a list of cryptocurrency films:
Setting up a crypto wallet and download the Coinbase app:
4. Tutor or Consultant $15-$100+/hr
If you are knowledgeable about a particular topic or have an area of expertise, you can tutor or become a consultant from home.
5. Writer, Editor, Blogger, Copywriter $15-$75+/hr
Writing is your forte and your grammar is good you can list yourself as a freelance writer on platforms like
There are a lot of driver gigs you can do, not to mention tips. You'll need a car and a mobile phone to navigate. Here are a few companies that are always looking for drivers:
DoorDash delivery driver - get paid the same day and no bank account required
Instacart full service shopper - shop and deliver
Postmates driver - sign up and you may get cash bonus
Lyft driver - Earn tips and get paid higher during peak drive time
Uber rideshare driver - 18+ yr olds may be eligible to drive for Uber Eats
7. Affiliate & Influencer Marketing
Get paid to promote the products you love and become brand ambassadors through affiliate marketing. You can check out sites from products you use and love and see if they have an affiliate program you can sign up for. Approved ambassadors normally get a referral link to share with fans and followers and some with a discount code. This is a great way to earn hustle money if you are great at growing an audience online. Brands are hiring influencers for influencer marketing on the following social media platforms in 2020-2021: TikTok, Instagram, Pinterest, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Snapchat, Blogs, and Twitch. If you have a podcast, blog, or vlog you can also include your affiliate link for audiences to make a purchase. Digital products give a higher affiliate commission.
8. Market Research Participant <$500/study (you can earn $1,000/month)
Participate in focus groups or market research to give honest feedback as a customer.
9. Real estate
If you own a house, condo, duplex, and have a spare room, a guest room consider renting out the available space to tenants, Air BnB, or another property management company. Property management companies may take 10-20% of the commission for handling the bookings. With Air BnB keep in mind you'll need a cleaning crew or maids you can rely on to clean, do laundry, and restock prior to new guests arriving.
If you have enough money to invest in real estate, consider getting an investment property in a resort or hotel. You can buy a fully managed vacation unit at a hotel or resort. Look in