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Too much of anything is bad for you. But for many twenty- and thirtysomethings, the idea that too much money could be problematic seems laughable. If only our current income — whether salaried, in tips, or in freelance payments — were enough.
Until the day comes when we all strike it rich, some of us have to get creative when times get tough. When our bank accounts suffer (either due to poor budgeting or unexpected job loss), it’s handy to have a side gig that’s guaranteed to reel in extra cash. For those who lack a fall-back plan, click ahead for 10 inspired tales of money-making schemes. There’s some trial and error involved, but just think of it as part of the adventure.
Illustrated by Mallory Heyer.