How to make money as a kid?

by augustus.ziemann , in category: Personal Finance , 9 months ago

How to make money as a kid?

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by augustine , 9 months ago


As a kid, there are several opportunities to make money. However, keep in mind that your options may be limited due to legal restrictions on employment for minors. Here are some ways you can make money as a kid:

  1. Start a small business: Consider starting a small business like lemonade stand, dog walking service, lawn mowing, or babysitting. Make sure to check local laws or requirements for child entrepreneurs.
  2. Offer your skills: If you are good at something, like drawing, painting, or playing a musical instrument, you can offer your services by creating artwork or giving lessons.
  3. Do odd jobs: Offer to help your neighbors with household chores, such as cleaning, organizing, or gardening, in exchange for payment.
  4. Recycling: Collect recyclable bottles and cans, and turn them in for money at a recycling center.
  5. Online tasks: If you are of legal age to access some online platforms, you can try completing online surveys, testing websites, or participating in online marketplaces focused on tasks for kids.
  6. Sell items: Organize a garage sale or sell unwanted items through online platforms. Get permission from your parents before selling anything.
  7. Assistance for seniors: Reach out to elderly neighbors who might need assistance with tasks like grocery shopping, home maintenance, or technology help.

Remember that it is important to discuss these options with your parents or guardians before pursuing them. They will be able to guide you and ensure you're engaging in safe and legal activities.