Make Money

If you want to achieve financial independence, the formula is simple. Maximize the gap between what you earn and what you spend.

Yes, it’s great to cut as many costs as you can and find clever ways to save money. But you can only save so much. You can make literally ANY amount of money.

By creating multiple streams of income to bolster your annual earnings, you can create a much larger gap between your expenses and your income. Using side gigs, online businesses, peer-to-peer marketplaces, real estate and good old fashioned hustling, it’s easy to start today and earn money to supplement your salary. I’ve broken down posts from our blog into categories so you can quickly find new ideas for making money.

To prove I’m not making this stuff up, I wrote a page with all of the ways that I have personally made money (outside of a full-time job).

The good, bad and ugly:

Latest Blog Posts About Making Money

The best referral programs to make money

The best referral programs to make money

Easy and high paying referral programs that give you cash, credit and gift cards for referring friends.

The Ultimate Guide to Making Money with Swagbucks

The Ultimate Guide to Making Money with Swagbucks

Swagbucks is a cash back app that rewards you with money for your online activities. These rewards are paid in the form of a digital ...

I quit buying Bitcoin and started mining cryptocurrencies

I quit buying Bitcoin and started mining cryptocurrencies

How I ended up building three computers that mine cryptocurrencies 24/7.

Unique ways for kids to make money

Unique ways for kids to make money

Forget the paper route. Here are a couple dozen ways for kids to make money.

The 4 best online survey sites

The 4 best online survey sites

If you want to make money taking surveys online, you need to know about these four sites.

A Superhost signs off: the end of my Airbnb hosting

A Superhost signs off: the end of my Airbnb hosting

After almost three years as an Airbnb host, we've sold the house and we're moving on.

15 ways to make extra money fast this weekend

15 ways to make extra money fast this weekend

15 easy ways to make some extra cash this weekend.

Advertise on your car and get paid

Advertise on your car and get paid

Can you really advertise on your car to make money?

Making money through the sharing economy

Turning liabilities and expenses into income-producing assets is one of my favorite wealth building tricks. I’ve done this in a few ways. The sharing economy allows you to turn your vehicle, house and extra time into cash. If you are interested in learning more about how to rent your car to other people, how to become an Airbnb host, or how to make money driving for Lyft or Uber, check out posts on making money from the sharing economy:

Making money online

I can’t think of a better way to increase your income than by working from home or anywhere that you please. This is especially true when you start creating passive income streams online. Here are all of the articles, tips, tricks and hacks that we’ve written about when it comes to making money online and with apps: