How to get money in your every day life.
If you’re anything like a lot of people in the modern day, you might be thinking about ways in which you can make extra money for yourself in your every day life. Luckily for you, even if you’re working full time, there are a lot of things that you should be able to do which would mean that you are able to make that extra money that you need for youself.
- Look out for your outgoings. For a period of one month, you should make a list of every single penny that comes out of your bank account. At the end of this month, you should take a look at the list and see if there are any things that you don’t really need to spend money on. If you’re anything like me, you will see a list of direct debits that you don’t really need anymore, such as insurance on items that you no longer own. If this is the case, then you can cancel these payments with your bank and this will mean that you can keep a little more of your earnings each and every month.
- Have a good clearout. Most people never properly clear out their house apart from if they’re planning on moving for some reason. If this sounds like you, then you should set aside a period of one week where you just go through every single room in your house and find things that you no longer need. Once you have done this, you should sell the items. Carboot sales can be an excellent way to do this, as well as internet auction websites for some of the larger items that you might want to get rid of. When I did this, I found that I was able to make a couple of hundred pounds just from things that I didn’t even know I still owned. If there is any clutter that you can’t get rid of, then the local charity shop will most likely be more than happy to take the things off your hands so this means that you have done a good deed at the same time.
- Take a look at where you keep your savings. If you just keep your money in your current account then you might be missing out on pounds and pounds of interest each month. If you place your money into a savings account, or into an ISA, then you would be able to get a lot more money out of your savings which you would not actually have to put any more work into getting at all.
- Matched betting. This is a good way to earn some free money without having to put a huge amount of effort into it at all. If you do a quick internet search, you should be able to find some decent guides which will help you to get started. Matched betting is just a way of taking advantage of the free bet offers that you are given when you first sign up to a betting website. When I first started this, I managed to make £400 in the space of two months, which I really enjoyed doing. I plan to do a little bit more of this in the summer when I have some spare time, and I fully expect to be able to make that much again.
No matter which of these tips you choose to take advantage of, you are sure to be able to save some extra cash for youself without having to put too much effort into it. You could do these things every couple of years and find that you’re able to make lots more than you did the time before.
Published in: Personal Finance