The great thing about doing side hustles to generate extra income is that you can hustle on your own terms. The more hard work, time, and creative effort you put in, the more extra money you can make. You can hustle as little or as much as you want, whenever you want. It’s your extra money, and you can choose how you want to spend it. Instead of focusing on what ideas don’t apply to you, try focusing on different side hustle ideas that you can implement to work for your situation.
Welcome to May. Are you hustling on the side for more income? Or are you just waiting for your next paycheck to arrive?
Here’s our monthly summary of side income that we have generated in the previous month of April.
On 4.4, my wife received a $20 Visa gift card from Staples for a previous gift card promotion.
On 4.12, my wife received a $10 statement credit from AMEX on her Starwood Preferred Guest credit card from AMEX Offers (Spend $75 on your cell phone bill, get $10 back)
On 4.20, I received a $20 Visa gift card from Staples for a previous promotion (buy $300 worth of Visa gift cards, get $20 Visa gift card rebate)
On 4.21 I received a $50 statement credit from my Citibank Double Cash credit card
On 4.27, I received $50 statement credit from AMEX on my SimplyCash Business card (buy $50 at Smart & Final, get $25 cash back – up to 3 times)
On 4.29, I received $0.60 statement credit cash back from AMEX on my SimplyCash Business card
Search and Win
On 4.7, my wife received a $5 Amazon gift card from Swagbucks
On 4.12, I received a $5 Amazon gift card from Swagbucks
On 4.8, I received a $5 Amazon gift card from Bing Rewards
On 4.26, I received a $5 Amazon gift card from Bing Rewards
On 4.7, my wife received a $5 Amazon gift card from Bing Rewards
On 4.1, I received a $3 PayPal deposit from PineCone Research
On 4.28, I received a $9 PayPal deposit from PineCone Research
On 4.25, I received $154.77 for selling items on eBay (after accounting for purchase, eBay fees, PayPal fees, and shipping expenses).
On 4.1, I received $550 from one housemate for rental income
April was an okay side hustle month.
We earned $150.60 in cash back
We earned $25 worth of Amazon gift certificates from Search and Win sites
We earned $12 in cash from paid surveys
We earned $154.77 (after expenses) for selling items on eBay
We earned $550 from rental income
All of this totals $892.37 from our side hustles for the month of April. It’s been a slow side hustles month for us. Much of our time has been dedicated to working on our rental property and getting it ready for tenant occupancy – more on this later!