5 ways to make $100 or more this week!

Can you believe it? Christmas is less than 6 weeks away!

And what does that mean to most of us?

It means it’s the time of year we all could do with earning a few more dollars to help with the festive season and the expenses attached to it!

To help you, and us, we’ve found 5 ways to earn $100 in the coming weeks…and we hope at least one of them works for you!

1. Sell items on Gumtree, Ebay, your local community noticeboard or to your Facebook friends!

This really is a great way to earn some quick cash for items you no longer need or want!

At this time of year, walk around your place and think of what would make a great Christmas present for someone else.

Still got boxes of lego your kids don’t use? What about an old x-box, surfboard, chair or ornament?

Whatever you won’t need or miss, consider putting it up for sale, but always be mindful of your safety and security and take head of any sites warnings on how you do the transaction.

2. Like a bit of hard work? Offer your skills on Airtasker!

Airtasker is an Australian website where you can offer your skills such as gardening, cleaning, handyman jobs, housesitting and more, and get paid for doing them!

It’s basically an online and mobile marketplace which outsources everyday tasks in your local neighbourhood.

Simply register your skill, and when someone needs it, you can bid on the job!

For more information, visit www.airtasker.com.

3. If you love all animals great and small – would you consider Pet Sitting/Walking?

We understand not everyone loves a furry friend, but if you do, pet sitting or walking could be an easy and fun way to earn some cash!

Pawshake.com.au is one website to start with, or like we mentioned earlier, you could even go on airtasker or advertise on gumtree!

Even if pets aren’t your thing, hopefully these ideas are getting you thinking as to what you do enjoy, and what you could convert into some handy money for Christmas!

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4. Like to drive? Consider becoming an Uber/Chauffeur driver or even do deliveries!

For those of you who love your car and don’t mind driving for hours, why not consider earning a few bucks that way?

This industry has definitely taken off in a monumental way in Australia, and the festive season is certainly the right time to give it a go!

This works particularly well if you have a week job and have plenty of free time over the weekend when these services are needed the most.

Just remember, your safety and security is paramount, and make sure you follow all the road rules, the last thing you want is a fine to cancel out all your hard work!

5. Have a good old fashioned Garage Sale!

If you have a house (and garage) full of unwanted items, why not bite the bullet and throw a garage sale?

By sacrificing one day over a weekend, you could sell a lot of clutter and free up your home.

Our tip is to also offer your “garage sale services” to all your friends and family! Most people can’t be bothered giving up a day, so they may just be happy with a free sausage sizzle/ BBQ once you’ve finished and you get to keep all the profits!

We hope our 5 top ideas have helped you come up with some quick and enjoyable ways to earn some extra cash for Christmas!

But what if none of these have inspired you? Well, we hope you can come up with some other creative ways!

If not, you may want to consider taking out a Fair Go Finance Christmas loan to help you get through the festive season. We currently have a fantastic Christmas promotion now on, and by taking out a loan from now until Christmas you will go into a draw each week and could win $250!

From all of us here at Fair Go Finance, we wish you a wonderful Festive season!

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