Welcome to another edition of #MM # Money Monday, your weekly guide to better money management and more.
Today’s post is about, having disposable cash, yes that side money. When I say have disposable cash, I don’t mean really money to waste or to just give away, but an enhanced saving technique called “Side Money“. Everyone should have some side money put away on a regular. Better yet a skill to help them gain some side money, quite separate from your day job, or regular income. The skill set is quite endless, as it results from just about basically anything simple. Just something simple that you can do that might work out once in a while, but if it gain much income you might as well consider it another job. Examples of side money tasks are: volunteering, babysit, washing dishes, running errands for someone (LAZY), help fix something that is easy for you for someone, sweep, plow snow, wash someone’s car, cook and the list goes on. It’s all based on your willingness and where the opportunities are.
Either way back on topic, everyone should work on ways to develop an easy and non-illegal way to gain some “Side Money / Disposable Cash” once in a while. It’s just a smart move and notion gaining side money to do small things or save for something such a mp3 player you have been eye-ing and said to yourself if you saw it for a certain price, you can impulse buy with the side money. It won’t harm you, because that is the definition and purpose of “Side Money / Disposable Cash. It’s the kind of money that can go away or get lost and it’s just a minor detail. (*note: if your side money builds up to a significant amount, and you have bills, or short comings else where, it’s a smart move to start over from scratch building the side money and use that alloted amount to those bills or untouchable savings account if you can’t find anything to do with that money, or even just invest it) Things side money may cover is wanted or needed, a date, a new shirt, new sneaker, a small gadget, a fix for your car, household, or even a donation.
So start today by thinking of skills and opportunities you can get on to earn some “Side Money / Disposable Cash.
PS: Remember you can alway add bits of creativity in your research or use practical ways and techniques such as: returning, plastic bottles and glasses, selling on eBay, yard sale, bake sale, or selling things to a pawn shop.
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