Do you want to make some extra money in your spare time? Online platforms make it easy to find freelance gigs to earn some extra income. We’ve put together a few options here:
Becoming a driver. Working for platforms like Deliveroo, Stuart, UberEats and Hermes may help you boost your income while staying flexible. Generally, working during lunchtime and evenings rather than mornings, as well as on weekends (7pm to 9pm) may give you a higher chance of earning more due to a higher volume of orders.
Doing handy work. Using platforms like TaskRabbit allows you to get paid for odd jobs and even assembling flat pack furniture!
Investing in an item. Some of our users have also managed to boost their income by investing in an item through a one-off payment and renting it out for a higher return on their money. For example, we’ve seen bicycles for rent on Fat Llama for between £7 to £45 per day.
Developing a side income is one way to improve your financial wellbeing. You’ll be able to reach your goals faster by increasing your income and reducing your expenses at the same time. However, make sure you keep a good balance in your life – there’s more to life than just work.
Portify: the interest free loan provider and credit boost app for side-hustlers
If you are developing your side income, and find yourself short on cash – take a look at Flex Finance from Portify. Flex Finance is an interest free, flexible loan of up to £250.
You may want to get a larger loan but find you are unable to get one, or that the interest rates on any loan you are offered are sky high.
If this is the case, you may want to look at ways to improve your credit score. Portify can help you improve your credit score by building your credit history with Credit Boost. To learn more about Credit Boost or Flex Finance, take a look at our homepage.