Do you need some extra cash? If you’re unlikely to be receiving a pay raise from your 9-5, and you’ve got bills to pay, it may be time to start a side hustle.

This is when you find an income stream outside of your day job, and use it to bring in some extra money. If you’re lucky, you may even find that your side hustle becomes your full-time job, allowing you to make great money doing something you’re passionate about.

Here are some options for a side hustle this year:

Betting online

If you’re looking for a side hustle that’s also fun, consider making some money by playing in an online casino. You may be surprised to learn that this a legitimate way to earn some extra cash, and there are a number of websites that have reviews and info about online casinos and games, along with helpful information and strategies so you can get the most out of playing.

It can take some time to get good enough at online betting that you’re making a consistent income, but one of the great things about it is you can do it from anywhere- even from your own couch while you’re watching Netflix. You can also begin betting without using your money while you learn how to play different games and refine your technique.
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An extra job

You can still keep your day job while also picking up something for nights and weekends. Sure, you’ll be busy, but if you’re saving for something special or need to pay for something large, this can be a good option.

Uber or Lyft are good ways to make some money, and all you need is a car in relatively good condition, a license, and the ability to make people feel safe and comfortable in your car.

Sure, it may be hard to work so many hours, but once you begin managing your time well, you’ll be surprised at how much extra time you have for earning money. You may even find that you prefer your second job to your day job, and may just find a new passion.

Competitions and surveys

We all have opinions on numerous things, but did you know that you can make money from sharing your opinions? There are many different companies online that will pay you for taking surveys from a variety of companies, and this is something that can be completed when you’re hanging out at home, in line at the supermarket, waiting to pick the kids up from school, or watching TV.

There are also so many competitions available which could allow you to win some great prizes and prize money. Sure, lots of people are entering these competitions, but someone has to win. The more competitions you enter, the greater your chance of winning, and there are some people who make enough money off competitions that they’ve quit their day jobs and enter competitions for a living.