Is Gameflip Legit? Everything to Know to Make Money With ‘Gigs’

Miodrag Gajic/Getty Images An online video-game marketplace is adding to the many ways gamers can make serious money from their hobby. Gameflip recently announced the launch of “Gigs,” a freelance platform for gamers. It’s still...

‘Grandkids on Demand:’ How the Papa App Is Helping the Elderly

Silvia Jansen/Getty Images The Papa app connects college students with senior citizens who need a little extra help in their day-to-day activities. Along the way, it provides companionship — and a steady side gig. Since...

How to Make a Lot of Money: 16 Proven Ways

We’ve all dreamed of making a lot of money, right? Buy a house, support your family, cushion your retirement savings, splurge here and there… But then you realize you probably need to get another full-time...

How to Earn Extra Money in the U.K.

Whether you have a full-time job or stay home with your kids, it’s always handy to make some extra money on the side. For some, it’s easy to decide what to do based on...

Everything to Consider Before You Sell Pokemon Cards

The resurgence of Pokemon — thanks to a new movie and video game set for release soon  — has young adults rummaging through their closets in hopes of finding their old collection of trading...

Will Going Back to School Help Me Land a Good Career?

Dear Penny, I am a 26-year-old single male. My issue may be a little different from a typical millennial. I have a four-year college degree in music performance, and my passion is for music composition. I...

Subaru, Amazon, Fitbit Among Latest Class-Action Settlements

The ever-changing legal world keeps on spinning, and new class-action settlement offers churn out daily. Settlement awards are available for everything from leisure activities, such as playing baseball to electronic gizmos, such as fitness...

Everything You Need to Know

When you dream of becoming an entrepreneur, what comes to mind? Building something from nothing? Being your own boss? Earning millions of dollars? While it’s fun to talk about the end results of entrepreneurship, how...

This Company Lets You Support Socially Conscious Investing With Just $50

Carmen Mandato/The Penny Hoarder Investing in the stock market might sound like something that only rich people do. But you can start with only $50 — and immediately double your money with a $50 match. Swell...

I Tried 3 Clothes Selling Apps, and This One Made Me the Most Money

Farrah Daniel photographs her clothes before posting them on Letgo, Craigslist and OfferUp to sell in St. Petersburg, Fla. Tina Russell/The Penny Hoarder It finally happened. After months of ignoring the growing pile in...

Earn Extra Money This Year Renting Your Rig on Outdoorsy

Oleh_Slobodeniuk/Getty Images You own an RV or camper, but how many days a year do you actually use it? Approximately 14.7 million Americans went RV camping in 2016, according to the 2017 American Camper Report...

Use These 9 Business Ideas to Launch a Venture of Your Own

I’ll spare you the sales pitch about being your own boss. You’re likely bombarded with enough “life-changing business opportunities” as it is. Some may promise you can work from the beach while taking care of...

This Woman Charges $50 Per Half Hour for Scratch Massage Therapy

Side hustles can be tough, especially when you keep having to explain what it is you do. Just ask Toni George, professional back scratcher. George and her daughters started the Miami-based business Scratcher Girls in 2016....

Thousands of Bank of America Jobs Are Open and Will Pay $20 an Hour

People walk past a Bank of America in Times Square in New York City. Wilson Valentin/Getty Images Bank of America is making promises. Big ones. The second largest U.S. banking conglomerate announced a plan to...

Learn How to Choose a Career With These 4 Easy Steps

Once upon a time, thinking about what you wanted to be when you grew up was exciting. The possibilities felt infinite and thrilling, mostly because the obstacles weren’t even a blip on your radar. But somewhere...

Here’s How You Can Make Serious Cash Off Esports Earnings

It was overtime, a tight match-up between the Philadelphia Eagles and the New York Giants. The Giants had third-and-3 at their own 30. Then, a miracle play: a catch-and-run with a perfectly executed juke of...

Get Paid to Write Poetry for Magazines, Greeting Cards and More

T.S. Eliot opens “The Wasteland” lamenting April as the cruelest month. But he couldn’t have known it would one day be deemed National Poetry Month, celebrating his cherished form. You don’t have to be Eliot...

11 Legitimate Work-From-Home Jobs You Can Do in 2019

Are you tired of the 9-to-5 grind? You stash the kids in day care, fight traffic on your commute, trudge into a workplace that’s blasted by harsh fluorescent lights and settle in for another...

We Found the 26 Best Home-Based Business Ideas for 2019

You fantasize about ditching the daily commute and starting a business from the comfort of home. The only problem with your entrepreneurial daydream? You don’t have any idea what kind of business to start,...

How to Make Money With Music: 13 Creative Strategies

So you sing better than Taylor Swift or Nick Jonas, strum a guitar like Jimi Hendrix or Kelley Deal or play piano better than Tori Amos. Or maybe, if writing music or lyrics is your...

This Garden Business Made $1,200 in a Season

Finding myself utterly broke and apparently unemployable a few years ago, I decided that if I wanted to work, I would have to start my own business. Since I didn’t have any startup money...

Wanna Go Green? Work Remotely at Jobs That Help The Environment

You may be looking for ways to go green  — and maybe make a little green while you’re at it. Working from home is a great way to do both, especially if it’s for...

Here’s How You Can Help Save the Earth by Working From Home

Denielle Kennett works from home in St. Petersburg, Fla., on Monday, April 17, 2018. Chris Zuppa/The Penny Hoarder Need another reason to work from home? Do it for the planet. According to a study published...

These 13 Side Hustle Apps Will Help You Work More Efficiently

Jimmy Chan prefers to go mobile when running his side business. On weekends, the 36-year-old computer engineer from Montreal runs a wedding photography business called Pixelicious. As a wedding photographer, he has to bring...

Our Readers Have Tips for the Best Online Survey Sites

Online survey sites sometimes get a bad rap. And sure, some of them are scammy. Some are shady. Some are iffy. What about the sites that are legit, though? How can you maximize your earnings...

Here’s How One Woman Made $2.4 Million Using Fiverr

Photo courtesy Charmaine Pocek It’s called a side gig for a reason. Maybe a big expense is coming up, or perhaps your 9-to-5 salary just isn’t cutting it, so you pick up a little work...

These 11 Tips Will Help You Get Financing to Start a Small Business

For entrepreneurs, obtaining the right amount of funding can mean the difference between success and failure when launching a small business. But for newbies, knowing how and where to find working capital can be...

10 Best Ways to Make Money Online (Earn up to $336 This Week!)

Trying to make money online can leave a sour taste in your mouth. You might run into a scam or two. And don’t forget about the pyramid schemes that want you to “invest in...

How to Start a Business in 10 Steps

At one point or another, you may have had a stroke of genius: a business idea that stopped you in your tracks. We all get them from time to time. We think about them for...

Sell Stuff Online With These 15 Websites and Apps

Selling your stuff online is a great way to make a quick $20 to tide you over until your next paycheck. It’s also a low-cost way to start a small business venture that brings...

Follow These 7 Tips to Avoid Side-Gig Burnout

When Ericka Eller, a certified health coach and nutritionist, works with clients facing stress from overloaded work schedules, she shares her personal experience of burning out. Eller hit the wall in 2016. Back then, she...

13 Small Business Marketing Tips That Lead to Success

So you’re in the early stages of launching a small business. You’ve got a great product or service and obtained funding to get the company off the ground, but what about marketing? Do people...

6 Ways to Find Affordable Health Insurance for the Self-Employed

spyderskidoo/Getty Images One of the biggest challenges facing freelancers today (aside from landing paying clients) is finding affordable health care coverage. In fact, according to a 2016 study by Upwork, 20% of the 55...

How to Negotiate Your Salary in 7 Steps and Get the Best Offer

After all the hard work you’ve put into designing your resume, crafting your cover letter and acing your job interview, you might be tempted to cash in on the first job offer a company...

Got an Idea for a T-Shirt? Here’s How to Earn Money From It on...

Josh Waldron is usually skeptical when he hears stories about people making colossal amounts of money working side hustles. While killing time at an airport in February 2017, he read an article about how a...

Learn How to Sell T-Shirts Online With Print-on-Demand Services

Josh Waldron is usually skeptical when he hears stories about people making colossal amounts of money working side hustles. While killing time at an airport in February 2017, he read an article about how a...

Upwork Fees Too Much? Here Are Some Alternatives for Freelancers

Want to find freelance gigs on Upwork? It’s going to cost you. In an April 2 email, Upwork CEO Stephane Kasriel announced plans to charge the platform’s 14 million freelance users to bid on...

Here Are 31 Resume Tips That Will Impress Any Recruiter

When you’re on the job hunt, you only have six seconds to hook a recruiter or future employer with your resume. Six. Seconds. And with the rise of applicant tracking systems (those doohickeys that scan...

Need to Pay Freelance Taxes? This Guide Will Help You Do It Right

Dave DiVerniero admits that when he started freelancing about 10 years ago, he didn’t use trial and error to figure what qualifies as a business expense when he did his taxes — it was...

Need Extra Income? One of These 10 Best Side Hustles Can Help You Out

Is your financial situation making you think about starting a side hustle? Side hustles, also known as side gigs, are jobs you do outside your primary day job. These gigs can be a great...

How to Make Extra Money in Canada (Without a 2nd Job)

O, the Great White North. Nova Britannia. Land of Maple Syrup. America’s Hat. The 14th colony. *Whispers* America’s friendliest neighbor. It must be nice to have the best nicknames around. And while we’re on...

The Ultimate Guide to Babysitting (Plus How to Command a Higher Rate)

Years ago, I worked as a live-in babysitter for a couple of months. I didn’t have to dress up like Mrs. Doubtfire, and the kids were OK, but the experience still might be part...

How to Make Money in College Without Skipping Class

Working through college is one way to reduce the amount of debt you’ll have after graduation. You know, make some money now and take out fewer student loans. Big. Win. But finding a job with...

A Step-by-Step Guide on How to Write a Resume

Hiring practices may have changed a bit in the past few years, but one thing has stayed the same: Resumes are a must during a job hunt, and a quality one is a very...

How to Write a Cover Letter: The Ultimate Guide

When you’re writing a cover letter, all of your deepest insecurities can surface. You start to question your writing skills, your professional experience and, really, your entire life. How do you introduce yourself? Do you repeat...

Tidying up? Here Are the Best Apps for Selling Stuff That Doesn’t Bring You...

The first thing I learned from Marie Kondo, a Japanese organizing consultant, was this: If you walk into your home and feel some discomfort in your life, it’s time to tidy up. I’m pretty...

What Is a Luchador? This Man Explains His Wrestling Side Gig SEO Keywords

LUCHADORWRESTLER110818 wrestling-luchador-luche libre-mask-man behind the mask Motros Jungle makes an extra a week being a luchador, known as a Mexican wrestler. He often practices on a makeshift ring inside a barn on a farm in San...

Earn Gift Cards With Shopkick (Without Spending Money)

Shopping is such a double-edged sword. On one hand, you have sparkles dancing in your eyes as you walk down the aisles of Target and T.J.Maxx. You run your fingers across all the items promising...

These 10 Tips Can Give You a Leg Up in Your Next Job Interview

Just the words “job interview” can strike fear into the hearts of the average job seeker. What should you wear? How can you research the company? What should you say — and avoid saying? But if...

The 13 Best Ways to Make Extra Money in 2019

When it comes to padding your bank account, there’s no time like the present.Whether you’re saving for a rainy day, planning a major purchase, or just need to relieve some financial anxiety, there’s nothing...
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