Extra Income

Written by Blaire Chandler-Wilcox
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Except for trust fund babies and genuine millionaires, most of us could benefit from having a little extra income to rely on month to month. Unexpected expenses (which really ought to be expected, as regularly as they pop up) always seem to take whatever precious little extra that's been set aside. It would be nice to be able to spend a little "fun money" on important days, like anniversaries, birthdays and other holidays. Some people don't even want the extra income for spending, but rather for saving, to ensure that the future offers some security.

Extra Income: My Favorite Daydream

Most of us, however, are already working at least one job. The idea of taking yet another job, for most of us, is impossible. The dream of extra income, then, usually evolves into an elaborate fantasy that some unknown uncle will leave us a wad of cash, or maybe, that our lottery numbers will finally come up.

For many people, the only realistic option also sounds like a fantasy: the perfect little job you can do in your spare time from home. A perfect little job that: would entail as much time as you're able to spend on it; that paid you regularly; that allied you with a product or service that you actually could believe in. Here's the good news: these little jobs exist. You do have to work, and sometimes work hard, but opportunities like these are out there, and many of them can easily be discovered online with just a few educated clicks.

The fact of the matter is that health and wellness has moved from a cottage industry into a full blown movement. There are many fine, reputable, leading companies that are constantly looking for new hires to work from home. While it can sometimes be hard to recognize genuine leaders from charlatans, a precious few of the really good companies have actually been written up in financial news magazines like Forbes and Fortune, which are surely reliable sources. If you're looking to make a little extra income, you may be pleasantly surprised to discover this growing market that allows great flexibility, and even greater cash flow potential.

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