7 Ways to Earn Extra Cash

Surprisingly simple ideas to put more money in your pocket.

Coming up with extra cash to cover your expenses isn't as hard as it seems.

Substitute Teach

Pay varies by district, but substitute teachers can make between $90 and $120 a day.

Participate in Clinical Trials

Compensation depends on the trial, but payments can range from $50 to more than $1,000.

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Be a Tutor

You could earn $15 to $60 an hour if you speak a second language or have great math, science or writing skills.

Model for Artists

Typical sessions last three hours, and pay is about $12 to $13 per hour.

Join a Street Team

Earn $20 to $25 an hour by signing up to help promote products and events by handing out samples or dressing as a mascot.

Walk Dogs

Why not get a little exercise while you earn anywhere from $15 to $30 an hour?

Drive Other People

According to Uber, drivers' average earnings per hour are about $19. Lyft says its drivers earn up to $35 per hour.

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Rebecca Dolan
Contributing Writer, Kiplinger.com
Before joining the Kiplinger team as Online Community Editor in 2013, Rebecca was associate travel editor at the Huffington Post, where she also handled the travel section's social media. She landed at AOL/HuffPost after earning an MS in journalism at Northwestern University's Medill School, with a concentration in health and science journalism. Prior to that, she covered lifestyle at Jacksonville Magazine, in Jacksonville, Fla., preceded by a stint at American Cheerleader magazine. She holds a BA from the College of William and Mary.