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Best Side Jobs in 2020 To Boost Your Income

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To get closer to your goal of financial freedom, it is important to take up side jobs that will give you extra cash when you are free.

Instead of spending your free time on the couch binge-watching your favorite shows, you can use that time to make some more money.

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Instead of cutting down on spending to afford some things, make more money to accommodate them in our budget. Below are the best side jobs in 2020.

Freelance Writer

If you enjoy writing, don’t sit on your talent. You can make extra bucks from freelance writing.

There are many online platforms that have been created to help writers get money for their worth.

With platforms like Fiverr, Freelancer.com, Verblio, and Upwork, millions of companies are able to outsource writing talent. The beauty of it is you get to set your own rates billable by the hour.

It can, however, get very competitive and you are forced to bid lower to be able to land gigs.

All in all, it is a great way to make extra cash in your free time.

Uber/Lyft driver

If you own a car and a smartphone, a great side hustle to start in 2020 is Uber or Lyft. More and more people prefer these online cabs to conventional transport mediums.

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As an uber driver, you will get to interact with so many different people and you never know who you will be driving next.

If done smartly, you can get good permanent clients.

Delivery Jobs

Delivery jobs are still going to be in so much demand in 2020 as they were last year. All you have to do is to sign up on one of the many platforms to offer people delivery services.

You can deliver anything from food to groceries to supplies. A new delivery app comes up almost every other day because there is so much market for these services.

Companion Care/ Babysitting

With the rise in double-income households, there has been an increase in demand for baby sitters in the USA and UK. The standards and requirements for babysitters have gone up in recent times.

Today, you might need the right referrals as well as training in dealing with children. It is however not limited to young people only.

If you are a mother yourself, you could cash in on your years of experience with your little ones.

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Companion care involves taking care of older citizens. There are also many platforms you could sign up and get clients. Old people are also fragile and some could be sick hence you can’t juggle between many at a time. It pays well though.

Virtual Assistant

The beauty of being a virtual assistant is that you can work from anywhere in the world, all you need is a laptop and an internet connection and you’re good to go.

The demand for people to help companies with tasks like the website and social media management has been on a rise thanks to the evolution of the internet.

Concert Ticket Reselling

Event and ticket reselling is a widely popular way to earn cash on the side. The best way is to buy early bird tickets to the best and most anticipated concerts and wait until the last minute to sell.

It is a gamble as many people do it, but if you’re smart, you can get almost double the profit.

Pet And House Sitting

Pet sitting involves taking care of people’s pets, taking them on walks as well as feeding them while their owners are busy. It is a popular side hustle for many.

Many owners nowadays require some training for pet sitters so as to know if and when the pet is sick or what to do when hurt.

House sitting is one of the most fun side jobs to get in 2020.

It is almost effortless and you get paid to have fun. All you do is stay in the house while the owners are away to keep it warm and ensure it remains secure.

Online Tutoring

If you are skilled in any school subject whether chemistry or math, you can make good money in 2020. You can sign up to teach it online and help kids who need tutoring.

Another idea would be to put up fliers detailing your service around your local area. You are bound to get a bunch of calls from parents and it pays well. You can also make money if you are bilingual.

For example, many people around the world look for a tutor to teach them English.

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