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Great Ways to Earn Extra Cash in Retirement

Bringing in a few more dollars each month can make a difference, especially if you’re living on a fixed budget. Finding ways to earn extra cash in retirement often takes a bit of time and creativity.

Here are some ideas to make money in retirement:

— Declutter and sell.

— Assist the elderly.

— Share your vehicle.

— Put pictures up for sale.

— Care for pets.

— Fix and resell items.

— Help with websites.

— Assist local sports.

— Assemble furniture.

— Volunteer to get connected.

— Babysit.

— Deliver items.

— Sell at a farmers market.

— Start a gardening service.

— Offer handyman services.

— Work at an apartment community.

— Be a notary.

— Do graphic design work.

— Tutor students.

— Be a mock juror.

— Help with research.

— Be a local tour guide.

— Sell jewelry.

Use these ideas to help you start upping your retirement income.

Declutter and Sell

Old phones, used bikes, electronics and any other gear you no longer use can be posted on sites like Facebook Marketplace or OfferUp. Include a photo, description of the item, its current condition and the price. If you give priority to those who show interest first, you can often make a quick sale.

[See: 15 In-Demand Jobs for Seniors.]

Assist the Elderly

Look on your community website for listings that request helping a senior. This might involve taking care of housework or shopping for an elderly individual. “If you once worked with numbers or bookkeeping, there are opportunities to help seniors pay their bills a few times a month,” says Mark Charnet, founder and CEO of American Prosperity Group in Pompton Plains, New Jersey.

Share Your Vehicle

Car sharing platforms like Turo and Avail connect car owners with drivers who

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