5 Ways to Earn Extra When You Already Have a Day Job!

Feel like you’re living from paycheck to paycheck? Here are some side gigs you can do while still having your day job!

Explore new opportunities to earn and learn more even in quarantine

With the current situation, having side gigs or raket for extra money is an easy and practical option to boost your household income. All you need to do it make time after work hours. 

Earning extra and on the side is a smart way to jumpstart and achieve your financial goals, whether it’s saving up for your retirement, your kids’ educational funds, or your passions and dream jaunts. 

You just have to pick the right side gig that’s right up your alley and will fit your work schedule. Here are some suggestions. 

1. Freelance writing or blogging
Get paid by writing on any topic under the sun or anything you’re passionate about! You can start by launching your own blog about your recent travels or reviews of restos you’ve tried or critiques of that a book or movie. Check out writing sites like Upwork, Freelancer, and Yonipp for writing opportunities.

2. Starting a small online business
If you’ve been on social media lately, you might have noticed the amount of Facebook and Instagram shops and stores of different types popping out here and there. Running a business online has become a practical and lucrative alternative to those who sell their products in bazaars and trunk shows. And with the public health and safety protocols still highly implemented, more and more people buy stuff online. That means you can practically sell anything online now. From homecooked dishes to secondhand clothing, potted plants, down to appliances and electronics. With its popularity and convenience (which you can do at home and with your phone), you’ll be able to earn extra if done right!

3. E-Tutoring
 Are you a Math, Science, English wiz? Do you love literature or philosophy? A guitar prodigy, perhaps? Tutoring services can still be done online, and lessons aren’t just confined to school subjects nowadays. Just advertise your skills online and have a video conferencing app like Zoom, and you’re good to go. 

4. Decluttering
Selling off your old items will not only create more space in your place, it can also help you earn extra income! Sell through websites like Olx, Shopee, Carousell, and even via personal social media accounts like Instagram or Facebook.

5. Being a financial advisor
These days, more and more people are seeing the importance of life insurance protection for their loved ones. Being a financial advisor is not only a good paying commission-based raket, it’s also very noble and fulfilling to help more Filipinos take that first step towards financial freedom and security. And as you educate others, you too can gain more knowledge to save, invest, and earn for your future. FWD Insurance is one of the few companies that can sell insurance remotely, via Zoom, email, or just a phone call! To learn more on how to apply as an FWD financial advisor, it’s career program, and benefits, click here https://financialadvisor.fwd.com.ph/