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How Salary Earners Can Make Extra Money On The Side

  • Jan 2018
  • biz_tips

  • Everyone will definitely like to make more money, You and I not left out. Regardless of if you are on a salary or running your own business. People running their own business can determine their outcome as it is not fixed and also they can diversify and take advantage of other business opportunities. However, we can't say the same thing for the salary earner. The disadvantage of being a salary earner is that your salary is fixed and your time is paid for by your employer so it is very difficult and challenging to go into business or find another source of income. As challenging as this is, some people still find a way to get around this, below are five business or investment opportunity salary earners can take advantage of to earn more.

    [b]1. Stock trading:[/b]
    Buying and selling of shares is an investment opportunity many are still ignorant or very skeptical about. There are people that make a living on trading shares regularly. The idea is to buy shares of a company at a lower price and sell when the price is high, some also buy what we call blue chip share, in this case, they are paid a dividend at specific time intervals by the company for the money they invested and being part of the company. trading shares require some technical knowledge and it is advised to attend a course or find a stockbroker that will give proper advice on how to handle your portfolio. This is a very good investment plan for salary earner as it requires less time to manage.

    [b]2. Forex trading:[/b]
    This is a very technical investment that needs many studies and it is less time consuming depending on your kind of trading. Some traders only trade once a week or once a day so you have enough time to go about your normal business. Unlike shares, forex trading is much riskier and one should have a very good knowledge of the business before investing in it.
    [b]3.Online Internet Jobs:[/b]
    You can get online jobs and work at your on time from home. Online jobs like Surveys, graphic design, proofreading and so on are available on many job platform online. The beauty of this is that you can work at your own pace and earn money. so many people are looking for who will carry out some jobs for them online and they pay for the service you can offer. So for those with writing skill, picture editing skill and other online skill can look for jobs online to earn extra income.

    [b]4. Farming:[/b]
    This is already very common with salary earners as some have gone into small scale farming. some are into poultry and fish farming business at their spare time. You can establish this business as you do not necessary need to stay all day taking care of the farm, you can hire a help or do it by yourself at your spare time.

    [b]5. Consulting:[/b]
    Salary earners can choose to go into consulting at their free time. They can apply the skill from their workplace to earn extra money at the side. For example, an engineer can decide to use his knowledge to help builders around his neighborhood and earn money by that side from the advice given.

    These are just some ideas through which salary earners can engage in to make extra cash.


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