If 2023 was a challenging year for you financially, which it was for many people, you may be resolute to change things come 2024. However, hoping for a change is a lot different from actually making it happen. If one of your goals for the new year is to become financially stable, here are some practical steps that could help get you there:
Become a nanny
Anyone who has some childcare experience, whether from teaching or previous childcare gigs, should consider the benefits found in nannying. Not only are most nanny jobs offering a fair salary but many families take great care of their childcare help, providing them with extra perks that help to make the job easier.
If you love kids and also appreciate the pay for work as a nanny, simply make sure you pass nanny background checks and get to looking for a family on sites like Urban Sitter. While you will need to be physically present for this type of job, a lot of families can be flexible with paid time off as well.
Go to trade school
If you want to learn a skill that can help you to make fast and reliable money, learning skills like plumbing or welding at trade school could make it easier for you to earn extra income this following year. Because a lot of jobs in the world of trade are necessary and in high demand, there’s typically no shortage of the kind of work that you can find when you have a trade skill under your belt.
Yes, it may take time and money but if it opens doors to better income, then it’s more than worth it. Start your 2024 learning a new skill so you can set yourself up for the success you want.
Browse the web for remote work
Whether you write, translate, design, or code, the world of remote work could help you make a lot of extra income if you just tap into what’s available out there. Take time to browse the web for remote work, typing in keywords that can help you find the sites where you can offer your skills, whether you look at options like ProBlogger, Fiverr, or Freelancer. There are plenty of jobs out there if you take the time to look.
Drive around town
Do you like driving? Are you seeking to get paid for it? Take time to research the best company to drive for. Some like driving for Favor while others prefer the Door Dash platform. While you’ll need to be sure to drive at the right times, such as when people typically eat their meals, it’s the kind of job that allows you to easily earn extra income while you set your schedule.
Perfect for a side hustle or for those who don’t have a specific degree or career at the moment, it’s built for hustlers who want to make as much money as they feel like working on a daily basis.
Try new things
When it comes to making money, don’t stay stuck on what’s always worked. Instead, consider trying new things, whether that’s shifting careers or starting a side hustle out of curiosity. You could be making much more money than you ever thought possible with a little shift in what you do to make money.
You may need to get some training in some areas but as long as you have a desire to learn and succeed, this investment of time could lead you to lucrative careers that make your 2024 a financially successful year.
Whether you start nannying or you want to study a new skill, make 2024 your year by setting yourself up for a better income so you can have the financial resolutions in place that will bring you the success you’ve only dreamed about.