Best Money Tips: 60 Ways to Make Money Without a Job

By Amy Lu on 12 December 2014 4 comments

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found terrific articles on ways to make money without a job, tips to clean holiday party stains, and lazy ways to save money.

Top 5 Articles

60 Awesome Ways to Make Money Without a Job — It's easy to design and sell T-shirts on sites like Threadless and DesignByHumans. [Money Pantry]

How to Clean 8 of the Worst Holiday Party Stains — Got a grease stain? Sprinkle the area with salt, which absorbs oil, to start the cleaning process. [PopSugar Smart Living]

6 Lazy Ways to Save Money — Don’t even look at deals or coupons — at least until after you've made a shopping list. [Cult of Money]

A Sneaky Way to Stick to Your Christmas Budget — Buy a predetermined amount of gift cards, and use only those to pay for your holiday shopping. [Everybody Loves Your Money]

Should You Quit Your Job If You’re Unhappy at Work? — Before you take any action, figure out why you're unhappy at work. This will help you plan for the future. [Ready To Be Rich]

Other Essential Reading

How to Take Your First Steps Investing — Make sure to pay yourself first, even before you pay for things like rent or the cell phone bill. [Get Rich Slowly]

What Benefits Should You Try Asking for These Days? — A good work-life balance is beneficial to both you and your employer; go ahead and ask for vacation time or a flexible work schedule… or both! [Grad Money Matters]

How to Budget When You Don't Have a Steady Income — Start by making a list of everything you HAVE to pay for, then make a list of the things you WANT to pay for. [Credit.com]

4 Holiday Financing Options You Should Avoid — BOGO sales are great — if you actually need both items. If not, skip the deal… or buy one and gift the other. [Phroogal Blog]

5 Holiday Traditions Kids Will Love — Throw on your jammies and take a drive around town to check out the holiday lights and decorations! [Parenting Squad]

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Great stuff. Yeah today with the Internet and it being a worldwide marketplace now there is no reason for people to start to create additional income for themselves and family.

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Guest

This is really good stuff, I didn't know there were so many options! I don't know about full replacement income, but I know you can make extra cash online without having to spend any money. I use kashpointz they pay you just to participate, it's not a ton of money but it's super easy!

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Bolelang

I want to make money without going to work?

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James Hoodie

Awesome article! I totally agree but sometimes I think it can be important to have at least a part-time job. When I was attending university I worked a part time job at the front desk and it certainly helped me make some walk around money that was steady. Also a lot of the time with these jobs you can make your own schedule.

Another thing I did where I made a surprising amount of money was just selling my used books and dvds and stuff online. Here is the link of the site I used if anyone is interested: https://www.bonavendi.com/ its free and basically you could sell just about anything and it does a price comparison from different sites to show which will offer you the most money for your stuff.

I would also recommend being productive and joining a lot of extracurricular clubs and intramural sports if that is something you are into. I think in college you really find out how important it is to meet people and network, I made some money doing freelance work for a production company simply because I made friends with a guy whose dad owned the company. I would never have met him if I wasnt involved in a entrepreneurial club at my university. I would def recommend getting involved.

This article was great, if you take advantage of this stuff you will be fine! and have multiple means of income.

Cheers!