For most of us, holiday season means looking for best pumpkin pie recipe, whipped cream, best decorations, and exchanging gifts with our loved ones. These traditions also means extra cash on our already stretched budgets.
Many people are “lured” into credit card debt and personal loans, with minimum payments, increasing on their already high loan amount.
Credit card issuers and banks compete for customers; they offer generous balance transfer card and other other incentives. Customers rake up debt to finance their holiday spending.
When the borrower does not to pay back the money, on the agreed date, interest accumulates, making it much more expensive.
Holiday season does not have to be associated with debt. There are more opportunities to earn extra money for Christmas.
This is a perfect time to earn some extra Christmas money, paying off debt quicker, or other financial goals. Use your free time, to make some extra money.
Depending on where you live, pet sitters earn up to $20 per hour. Make extra Christmas money while having fun with furry friends.
Amazon is hiring full-time and part-time seasonal workers to assist customers with their orders for the Christmas season. Amazon is setting up a center in Central Florida are looking to fill 1500 job positions.
Earn extra Christmas money as a Virtual Assistant.
Many companies, bloggers, soloprenuers and other individuals hire virtual assistants to ease their work load as holiday season approaches.
Assignments range from managing Pinterest and other social media accounts for clients, book keeping for small businesses.
Writing articles for bloggers, making and editing videos/images for bloggers.
Payment ranges anywhere from $20/hr to $100/hr and the beauty of it all, you work from the comfort of your own home. You take up as many clients as you can manage.
Ask friends, family, pass the word around in different Facebook groups/Facebook MarketPlace, Craigslist or hang brochures at the mall/supermarket notice board.
Gift wrapping is a great way to make some extra Christmas money while helping others make their gifts look amazing. If you are good at wrapping presents, use your gift wrapping skills.
Advertise your services on Craigslist, in Facebook groups, Facebook MarketPlace, or through word of mouth. Check out Snagajob for available vacancies in your area.
Talk to the person responsible about setting up a table in a shopping center or mall.
Mystery shopping is done in many businesses like retail stores, banks, restaurants, hotels and bars.
A mystery shopper reports on the quality of service, customer care as well as how the business is run.
There are many mystery shopping during the Christmas season.
Retailers want to make sure their employees are offering top-notch customer service to their customers.
To avoid scams, sign up with an umbrella organization of reputable mystery shopping companies.
I recommend Mystery Shoppers Association ( no affiliation) Using this website ensures that you connect with legitimate companies.
Go to “service provider search, down below you will see a drop down menu of the different categories.
Lots of businesses and people need delivery services for food, gift items, parcels and more during the holiday season.
You can also earn extra money as a delivery driver for Amazonflex, Ubereats, Postmates, Shipt, UPS, Fedex etc.
Companies during this time of the year when delivery service is in high demand. You make your own schedule and are paid by the length of your route.
There are many online flower companies out there that hire seasonal virtual agents to assist their clients with orders during the holiday season.
These companies usually offer flexibility, so you will work from the comfort of your own home.
1-800-FLOWERS is a reputable online flower company that hires temporary seasonal virtual agents to work from home during the major holidays of the year.
You may work up to 40 hours per week, depending on your schedule. At 1-800-FLOWERS, seasonal home-based virtual agents are considered employees, not independent contractors.
High school diploma or equivalent is required for the seasonal jobs with this company.
Blooms Today is currently hiring Independent Sales Representatives to work remotely from home.
This work at home position is a performance based opportunity that pays around $15 per hour but top earners earn an average of $24 per hour.
If you work for LiveOps or Alorica, you may be taking inbound calls for this online flower company during the busy Christmas seasons.
They provide you with good training and offer very good renumeration packages to their employees.
There are people who have genuinely busy lives, that will hire other people to decorate their homes for the holidays.
Make sure your work speaks for it’s self. Prices range from 50/hr to 100/hr depending on the workload.
Advertise your services on Facebook Market place, in various Facebook groups, Craiglist and hang up flyers on mall notice boards.
Make extra cash in time for Christmas selling Christmas trees when that time comes.
You will earn between $ 15,000 to 20,000 per season.
Check out this website to learn more about how you will acquire the necessary licences.
Visit http://www.holidaytreefarm.com/ or http://www.carolinafraserfir.com/buy-wholesale/
To learn more about buying Christmas trees at wholesale.
You do not need to go into debt to celebrate the Holidays. Any of the above jobs will help you avoid debt this coming festive season.