Easy Side Hustles to Make Extra Cash Fast


This is a list of easy side hustles to make extra money. This isn't the list that includes starting your own blog because that takes a lot of work (without getting paid) and dedication. This isn't the one where you start selling on Etsy or Amazon because, again, those both take a lot of work and a certain skill set. Or being a lyft/uber/doordash driver because those require you owning your own car. This is a list of EASY side hustles to make extra income and we could all use some extra money right now with inflation through the roof. Let me know in the comments if you have a side hustle or something you have ever done to make some last-minute money.


This is a great one for stay-at-home parents to do. You are doing laundry, anyway, so why not do someone else's and make some easy money! You must own a washer and dryer, plus you have to provide the laundry detergent.

Join Merchandiser

Earn money with your smartphone by completing small projects at local stores. Sign up here. Connects you with paid retail service gigs that you complete in local stores.


There are a number of different ways to earn Swagbucks rewards or SB points that you can easily redeem for Amazon gift cards, PayPal, and other gift cards and great prizes.
Shop online for cash back at over 7,000 participating stores and earn cash back rebates.
Scan your receipts for cash back.
Install the Swagbucks browser extension.
Redeem Swag Codes.
Enter Swagstakes.
Get paid to search the web. Join Here.


Neighbor Storage lets you rent out space around your home or store stuff with a neighbor. Neighbor® is peer-to-peer storage. Rent out any storage space, no matter what size. List only a portion of your space or entire rooms on Neighbor. No Long-Term Contracts. Cancel Anytime. The Future of Storage. Verified Hosts.

Field Agent

Like Merchandiser! Australia, Canada, Ecuador, Mexico, South Africa, Spain, United Kingdom, and USA. Get paid to small jobs and try new products. Sign up HERE.


Mobee is a mobile app that helps you find one-off secret shopper jobs in your area. The platform works directly with popular stores in the United States and Canada to send you on mystery shopping "missions". Just as with any other mystery shopping program, your goal when shopping for Mobee is to gather intel while posed as a normal shopper. Every shopping trip you take is a completely legitimate way to make money fast. When you sign up it ask for referral code, please use mine: 5QBN.


Piñata is the first rewards and credit building program for renters. It's simple! You get rewards when you fly, when you pump your gas, but why not with your single biggest monthly expense? Piñata wants to change that. When you use the Piñata app you get amazing rewards just for confirming your on-time rent payments. But it gets better. You can also build your credit, which can directly supercharge your financial wellbeing. Piñata even lets you save on everyday expenses in our marketplace. And because giving back is crucial to our mission, each time you verify your rent payment we buy a meal for someone in need.

Get paid to walk, run, drive, or fly!

Just check out Miles, Paceline, or Evidation. I have a whole list of apps that can motivate you to lose weight or stay active because you make money at the same time!

Join Rocket Money (Truebill)

Managing money is hard, but you don’t have to do it alone. Rocket Money empowers you to save more, spend less, see everything, and take back control of your financial life. Manage subscriptions, lower bills, and stay on top of finances.

Inbox Dollars

Online rewards program that rewards its members with cash for completing a variety of online activities. Take Simple Online Surveys and Earn Cash. 100% Free. No Experience Necessary. Just Your Honest Opinion.

Get Paid for Shopping Like Normal

with apps like Rakuten, ibotta, Fetch, Upside. I wrote a great post about this before and with everything going digital, it is now easier than ever to make money back on each and every purchase!

Donate Plasma

Recycle Used Smart Phones on Gazelle

Start a Drop Shipping Business

Start a Wholesale Business

There are so many other ways to make money, but some of them require more work like starting your own Esty shop, flipping free furniture from Facebook Marketplace, or even "taking donations" for "FREE" face paintings at local parks. But where there's a will, there's a way. Some of these mentioned above even require a little more effort than others. But that is why it is called a side hustle. I started this blog as a side hustle and have turned it into my own business. So, it can happen. The best thing is to take your skill set and apply it to something. If you draw really well, offer your talents up on fiver. You got this!

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