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3 Ways to Make Extra Money on The Side

As the cost of living continues to rise, salaries have been staying the same. Many people have turned to different ways to make money whether it is sports betting, or offering certain services online. Studies have shown that most people are living paycheck to paycheck even with master’s degrees. The problem with this is that with the cost of college now, hundreds of thousands are going to be paying off that debt for the rest of their lives. Here are a few different ways to make some money in the short, and long term.

Bet on Mars

There is an interesting betting option offered on some of the sports betting sites which allows you to bet on which company will send the first person to mars. Parade candy will be great to snack on while you make your bets. It may take a few years to make money from a bet like that but the payout if you are right is completely worth it. SpaceX is going to have the worst return on investment but that is what I would put my money on. Elon Musk has repeatedly proven how brilliant he is. He may be a little crazy overall if you look at some of his ventures but at least you know he is not going to stop until he accomplishes his goals.

Start a Writing Service

Writing for someone else is probably the easiest way to make money. There are many different sites that allow you to market yourself. Typically, you start off charging a low price and as you build up your feedback you can charge more. Over time you might find yourself making a decent living as long as you keep up with everything.

Find Leads

This is a huge deal for many companies. They have a service to sell but have no way of contacting the right people. That is where you come in. If you are able to research the industry and be able to find certain contacts and emails, then that is invaluable. Companies have big budgets for stuff like this. I have heard of some contact lists being sold to companies for hundreds of thousands. What people do not realize is that it is so easy with LinkedIn and email finding services.

Overall there is always a way to make extra money. It just depends on how much you want it and to what lengths you are willing to go. It can be hard, and uncomfortable to learn a new skill but in the end it can truly pay off.

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