Ways to Earn Extra Cash from Home

Whether you are a stay at home father, busy mother, college student, retired grandparent, or simply want to earn some extra money, the below listed ways are some of the best means to earn some extra cash. These ways are legal and may or may not require an investment from your end.

Take part in Surveys

A simple way to earn cash is to participate in surveys. Share your thoughts and opinions and start earning cash rewards and gift vouchers.   

Play Games Online

Another fun way to make some money is playing games that let you earn real cash. There are several online rummy game sites that let you play rummy and win cash. You can try your luck at other games like poker, as well.  


Doing freelance work can help you increase your income tremendously. You can take up freelance tasks based on your skillsets – writing, proofreading, transcription, data entry, SEO, web designing, photography, and lots more.     


You can give private tuition classes in your study room on a language, art, or course like SAT. Private tuitions can be scheduled as per your convenience.  Or, you can even create videos of teaching and share them on YouTube or a mobile app and earn money via ads.  

Become a virtual assistant

Being a Virtual assistance (VA) is a fun task. You can do everything from checking emails and making travel plans to working for their small business or handling internet research.   


Some people love to bake and cook. If you are one of those, then you can consider this hobby as a wonderful means to earn cash. You can take baking orders for cakes, cupcakes, cookies, and pies. So you can start your very own catering business for dinner parties, birthdays, and small social events. Or you can conduct every Sunday cooking class right in your kitchen. Make sure to follow the food safety laws and regulations.


If you own a vehicle you don’t use or a parking spot unoccupied, simply give it on rent. You can even rent out a spare room in your house, a musical instrument, or clothes. There are several websites that can help you put up your products online for free or at a minimal cut.