July 1, 2022

July 2nd: Sh*t You Didn't Learn In School

Ways to make some extra cash on the side 💰


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So, let's talk side hustles. Because who doesn't need a little extra cash these days... or a second passport 👀 🇺🇸

Some people have managed to turn their side hustles into full-time gigs. Like Lili, who made $15,000 in 3 months just by selling stuff on Depop 🔥


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Lili made $15,000 in just 3 months...

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And the red flags you need to look out for...

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This 23 year old proves living at home doesn’t always mean saving…

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Last week, the Supreme Court announced a decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, removing the federal right to an abortion and leaving the decision up to each state.

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📈 As part of an inflation relief package, it’s expected more than half of California’s residents could be entitled for a stimulus check up to $1,050 per person.

🚦 In celeb news, Ben Affleck’s 10-year-old son accidentally backed a Lamborghini worth over $200,000 into a parked car in LA...still less of a wreck than Batman vs. Superman.

🚖  Uber is bringing back shared rides to 9 US cities.
Pros: save money on travel 💰
Cons: need to start practicing conversation starters 🙃

💙 And a certain company you know just raised after raising $80m in a Series C funding round.

(She is also hiring 🚀)


Get paid up to $120 per survey for giving brands your opinions 🤑

Yep. Just head over to usertesting.com and give it a spin.

You’ll need to sign up for a free account (which takes around 15-20 minutes), then you’re good to start making some bucks.

And for any surveys you complete, you’ll get paid directly through PayPal.

But they’re not the only game in town.

Check out the full run down of side hustles that could make you some extra cash.

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Until next time 👋

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