An Odd Job by any Other Name would Smell Just as Sweet: Thirty Odd Jobs

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Saving is one half of an equation, but to save, you have to make money. Many like to supplement their regular jobs, many are retired and would like to work — but not too much. Many are teens and can’t get a regular job yet. What, oh, what can you do? So you can hit the pavement running, I did a little footwork for you. Here are thirty jobs you just might be able to do.

  • If you frequent a website and are tech savvy, maybe they’ll hire you to iron out bugs or moderate.
  • Freelance for newspapers, magazines, online journals.
  • Run Errands. Especially if you have a conservative gas machine, you can combine your errands with your neighbors’ for a small fee.
  • Make thin


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5 Responses to An Odd Job by any Other Name would Smell Just as Sweet: Thirty Odd Jobs

  1. ben says:

    There are so many things that one can do to earn a little extra money. It takes effort, but that little extra can mean early retirement.

  2. Shannon says:

    It’s actually been a dream of mine to make a career of odd jobs. I get bored too easily doing the same thing all the time — I like the variety!

  3. Jen says:

    Great stuff! I was just trying to figure out what I could do during the summers or on the side/weekends for extra cash. These are some awesome things I can look into! Thanks, Ann! :)

  4. Meghan says:

    Joining the army reserves is hardly an “odd job”…my coworker is in the reserves and she just got shipped off to Iraq.

  5. Kristian says:

    Good thoughts. I expect placing an ad in the local paper’s service directory for hauling could net a few bucks. Both for the hauling itself and the occasional recycling find. Metal prices these days make recycling for money more viable than it has been in the past.

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