If you feel like you work really hard every day but still live paycheck to paycheck, then you're certainly not alone. In fact, statistics say that about 78% of Americans live paycheck to paycheck. Instead of having to look for an entirely new fulltime job, however, it's good to be able to find something that can supplement your current income. This article will list a few ways that you can supplement your income without having to go to school to study or get a lot of training. Read on to learn more.
Scrap Metal Recycling
Do you have a lot of scrap metal sitting around your house or lot? Do you live in an area where you have noticed a lot of farmers or residents are holding onto a lot of scrap metal? If so, you could get metal from that scrap metal from a scrap metal buyer. When gathering scrap metal, make sure that you ask your neighbors and friends for permission to take the scrap metal off their hands and then take it to a scrap metal buyer. The scrap metal buyer will then assess the items you brought them, weight them, and hopefully offer you a price that's appealing. Then, from there, you may be able to start searching for scrap metal elsewhere and make it something that's a consistent form of supplemental income.
Another great way to make some additional money is to buy old furniture for cheap from yard sales or online classifieds, fix them up and refinish them, and then sell them for a greater cost. If you have a really good eye for interior design and decor, then this may be just the thing for you. Just make sure that when you are buying furniture to refinish that you buy solid wood furniture so that you can sand it and stain it or paint it; otherwise it's going to fall apart, peel, and not be worth it to even sell in the long run.
Do you find that you are a type A personality who always has to have your house clean? Because a lot of people may not be like you and may not have time to clean their own homes, you could start advertising yourself as a housekeeper that just cleans on the nights and weekends; the great thing about this is that you can really set your own schedule and you can typically make a lot of money per hour.
These are just a few ideas of ways that you can supplement your current income. For more information, contact your local scrap metal buyers.