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Make More Money: 5 Amazing Ideas That Will Help You Prosper In 2015

Make More Money: 5 Amazing Ideas That Will Help You Prosper In 2015

I’m a huge advocate of making extra income and dabbling in entrepreneurship. In some cases, this side income can make enough to quit a bad 9-5 job and open up some new possibilities. From there the fun begins as we take a hold of our own lives and experience financial freedom!

So here are 5 ways you can make more money in 2015.

1. Rent out your car, bike, boat, outdoor equipment & extra land

If you’re not using it then why not make money off that asset? You could be making $250 a week from that nice bike you bought last Christmas or rent your extra car out and make an extra $2,000 a month!

For your bike, snowboard & surfboard:

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    For your car:

    relayrides

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      getaround

        For your boat:

        boatbound

          For your outdoor equipment:

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            For your extra land:

            gamping

              2. Renting out your space

              People always need storage. You can charge people to store stuff at your house – a spare bedroom or basement would work perfectly.

              You probably have a friend or family member that needs your help with this right now. A few boxes in an area of the house you’re not using are a perfect idea when you need some fast cash. Think about those self-storage places; they make an absolute fortune! You would be solving a huge problem for people and creating an easy flow of income. Cha-ching!

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              Try posting an ad for this on Craigslist and start interviewing or try this:

              • Roost (Predominantly in San Franciso, California but expanding nationwide. Make $3,000 a year)

              roost
                • Sparechair (Launching soon. The twist here is people can use your space to work at home without being at home. The company is looking to help people network by making coworking fun and profitable. You can charge $10-$20 a day)

                sparechair
                  • Peerspace (If your space is creatively designed and can allow for groups of people to work then consider this)

                  peerspace

                    You can even rent out areas of your home to filmmakers and producers:

                    • Setscouter (If a director selects your home you can make up to $4,500 per day)

                    setscout

                      3. Drive people around

                      The days of investing money to purchase a taxi business have changed. Today you can freely partner up with a driving company and make $200-500 a day driving people with your own car. If you’re worried about insurance these companies take care of it all. The cool thing about this is you can be a driver whenever you want or treat it like a regular job and make approximately $65,000 or more a year.

                      Wondering where you’ll find paying customers? It’s all in the mobile app which you can download and check out now. For more information visit:

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                      • Uber (Available in most major cities)

                      uber
                        • Lyft (Just like Uber but with a cute pink mustache)

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                          sidecar

                            shuddle

                              4. Voiceover

                              There’s a chance your voice is the type someone is looking for in their online or radio commercial. You’ll never know until you try. So find a quiet room away from distraction, stand up to project your voice, and record some samples. You don’t need the most professional equipment right now. Just use your mobile phone or computer microphone. Try these website’s for voice over work:

                              voicebunny

                                voices

                                  5. Writing blog posts

                                  There are more than a few blogs that you might follow. How much have you learned from reading, liking, commenting, and sharing this information? Quite a bit, I bet! If you enjoy it consider offering to write articles for them.

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                                  You don’t have to be a literary giant. Your thoughts are your thoughts and they’re valuable – treat them as such. You should get about 25 bucks per article which can take roughly 30 minutes to research and 30 minutes to write. If you write 40, you’ve got $1,000 – just like that! This is like working a 40 hour work week while staying in the comforts of home.

                                  Here’s one source writers can make $30 a short blog post and $65 a long blog post:

                                  scripted

                                    You can find more options here:

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                                      If you liked these ideas on making money then you’ll enjoy this: 8 Great Ways To Earn Extra Cash

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                                      30 Fun Things You Can Do This Summer Without Spending Much

                                      30 Fun Things You Can Do This Summer Without Spending Much

                                      Summertime can be a real strain on your wallet. The sun is out, there are people to see, places to be; it’s no wonder you might be short of funds during these sunny months. Not everything has to cost you an arm and a leg.

                                      Take some time to go through this list of 20 cheap summer activities and make some realistic goals to complete as many as you can.

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                                      1. Visit a strawberry festival

                                      Summer is prime time for tasting strawberries. More often than not, an area that grows strawberries will have a strawberry festival. Indulge yourself in strawberry pies, jams, cakes and more!

                                      2. Have a picnic

                                      Take your partner or your family to the local park and enjoy a relaxing picnic. Designate each person to bring one food item of their choice to add to the fun.

                                      3. Camp in your back yard

                                        The summer heat can sometimes make it hard to sleep. Why not enjoy the heat outside in the yard? Pitch a tent or gaze into the night sky.

                                        4. Take long walks

                                        Discover something new where you live. Take the afternoon off from your chores and go for a long walk. You may be surprised by what you discover.

                                        5. Break a world record

                                        Breaking a world record doesn’t have to be time-consuming. You could even break one on your lunch hour. Give it a go!

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                                        6. Go on a bike ride

                                        The number of bike paths on roads in big cities has increased dramatically over the years. Take advantage, and enjoy the summer breeze.

                                        7. Join a gym class

                                          The gym is not everyone’s idea of a good time, but why not go with a friend a join a class? Spinning, yoga and step classes are always more fun with friends, and a lot of gyms allow you to pay-as-you-go.

                                          8. Find a new hobby

                                          The summer is the perfect time to find a new hobby. Serotonin (our body’s natural “happy” hormone) is produced by the sunshine and will be at a yearly high, which is great for when we want to tackle something new.

                                          9. Join a sports team

                                          Not all sports teams are competitive and require huge amounts of your time. Join in the fun with like-minded people, get fit, stay healthy and make some friends along the way.

                                          10. Make a slip ‘n slide

                                            Gather your friends, some plastic sheeting, a hose, washing up liquid if desired, and make a huge slip ‘n slide just like these guys. Granted, yours won’t be as big, but you get the idea… it’s fun!

                                            11. Make a treasure hunt for your kids

                                            Today’s digital world sees our children more often than not playing inside than outside. Why not create a sense of adventure by making a treasure hunt? Only rule? It has to be outside.

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                                            12. Visit a free festival

                                            Towns and cities are awash with free festivals, with themes from film to science. Scout your local area and discover something new.

                                            13. Visit the zoo

                                              Let’s face it: we love animals. While browsing news websites and social media networks you’re bound to come across a few pictures of cats. Take a trip to your local zoo for a better experience.

                                              14. Take a road trip

                                              Enjoy the open road with a few friends and take a road trip somewhere–anywhere. Just go out and enjoy the sunshine!

                                              15. Play ultimate frisbee in the park

                                                Frisbee is always great fun down the park, but why not turn it into more of a competitive sport by playing ultimate frisbee?

                                                16. Make your own ice cream

                                                Ice cream is a very versatile dessert. Make a sandwich, enjoy a cone, or simply just enjoy a bowl full. Better yet, making your own ice cream allows you to create any flavor you want.

                                                17. Invite your neighbors over for a BBQ

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                                                  When was the last time you invited your neighbors over? Do you even know them? Now’s your chance. Just ask each person to bring a food item so costs don’t mount up for you.

                                                  18. Get a summer job

                                                  For many students, summer is the time for relaxation and fun. But who said earning money and being productive isn’t fun? You only get out what you put into a situation.

                                                  19. Attend a charity event

                                                  Attending a charity event is a great way to raise funds and awareness for a cause, meet new people, and generally have a good time. Search for your local charity event today.

                                                  20. Visit a national park

                                                  National parks are a great way to explore nature and learn something new. You could even volunteer and make a difference in helping restore natural habitats.

                                                  21. Visit your local comedy club

                                                    Local comedy clubs are extremely underrated. They are cheap to attend and no doubt you’ll have a barrel of laughs.

                                                    22. Make your own hammock

                                                      Hammocks are very relaxing, are perfect for summer afternoons and are surprisingly easy to make.

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                                                      23. Read in your new hammock

                                                      Now you have your very own hammock, the only thing left to do is enjoy it. Grab your favorite book and read to your heart’s content.

                                                      24. Watch a movie outside

                                                      Movies are great. Relaxing outside in the evening is great. Put them together and you’ve got a perfect combination. In D.C, Maryland and Virginia this summer, for example, you can enjoy a huge number of movies outside.

                                                      25. Take a hike

                                                        Hikes are a great way to keep fit and see more of Mother Nature. There are countless trails available for you to explore. Why not try some this summer?

                                                        26. Learn how to fly a kite

                                                        As a child, you probably had a kite and haven’t touched it since. Why not dust it off and attempt to fly it? It’s tricky, but well worth the challenge.

                                                        27. Work out at the park

                                                        American cities are full of parks with ample space for a work out session. No doubt you’ll be happier to work out in the sun rather than a crowded gym.

                                                        28. Take your dog to the beach

                                                          One of the many joys of owning a dog is taking him or her for long walks during the summertime. This joy is enhanced when visiting the beach, for both you and your dog.

                                                          29. Make a summer smoothie

                                                          Healthy, delicious and perfect for the summer. Not only that, there are countless recipes ready for you to try.

                                                          30. Attend a free yoga session at the beach

                                                          No experience needed and all skill levels are welcome. Take yourself and a buddy down to the beach and try some yoga. You’ve got nothing to lose!

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