How to Make Extra Money This Holiday Season


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We are entering the time of year when we tend to spend more money. There’s holiday gift-giving, parties, increased energy bills and for many of us travel expenses to head home for the holidays. But here is some good news: this can also be the time of year you can make some extra money! Here are a few ideas on how you can offset those added expenses by padding your pockets this holiday season.

1) Work Part-Time at Your Favorite Store

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Companies like Target are hiring for holiday help. In fact, Target is significantly increasing their holiday hires. Other retailers that are hiring include: Toys ‘R’ Us, Macy’s, William Sonoma, Walmart and JC Penny’s. Plus, most of these stores offer employee discounts which will come in handy this time of the year! UPS and Fed Ex are also hiring. Another perk? Often times these short-term jobs can lead to continued work after the holidays.

2) Sell Your Old Stuff

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Time to clear out the closets and toy chests to earn some cash. This is the time of year consumers will be looking to buy toys, games and winter clothes to why not cash in?
Resale\consignment shops will take your gently used items and sell them for you. The split is usually around 50/50. Some shops will buy your items outright but at a lower price.

3) Get Cash Back from Coupons.com

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‘Tis the season of shopping, so why not get come cash back? Use the Coupons.com app to get cash back to your PayPal account from popular stores like Target and Walmart. And it’s so easy to do. Simply shop, snap a photo of your receipt and send it in through the app. Any savings available from coupons on purchased items will go directly to your PayPal account.

4) Get into the Gig Economy

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These days, there’s an app for pretty much every service under the sun. Hate schlepping to the grocery store? Try Instacart. Don’t want to face busy streets or pay for parking? Call an Uber. Need someone to walk your pooch while you’re at work? Download Rover. Can’t face another IKEA furniture assembly? TaskRabbit can do that for you.

All of these apps are powered by freelancers who complete these jobs and get paid by the app. You can sign up with any of the apps that are available in your area and complete jobs as you’re able to. Some might require a few checks to make sure you have the appropriate skills or equipment, but there’s a low barrier to entry for most of these jobs, and you’ll be pulling in as much extra cash as you have time to work.

5) Hello, How May I Help You?

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Work from home as a customer service representative. If you love tech, share your knowledge as an Apple At Home Advisor and help others from the comfort of your own home. More jobs are available during the holiday season, so do a quick search on a job board for “remote customer service” and see what pops up for you.

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