I always wondered how everyone has extra money. Then I thought, there are so many different ways to make extra money. You can sell your unwanted things, drive an Uber or even just take some online surveys.

Earning extra money is something that can really change your life and here are ten different legitimate ways you can put that green in your pocket. Enjoy!

1. Get Paid to Do Online Surveys: Yes, companies are willing to pay money to get inside the heads of consumers. They’re free to join and free to use. Here is a list of sites.

2. Sell your unwanted items for extra cash. You will be shocked at what people are willing to pay money for. Your old DVD collection, shoes you never wore but thought you would and even those designer jeans you wore twice and grew out of. You can use this app to see what some items are valued at.

3. Download Dosh and get extra cashback. The Dosh App is a smartphone app that gives users cash back whenever they shop with their credit cards at participating stores.

4. Drive driving with Uber and Lyft for each cash. They are in demand and $200 a week back in your pocket can make waves for your future. You can find out more information by clicking here.

5. Invest! Robo advisors use technology to efficiently manage your portfolio which is safe and easy to use. There are minimum fees and no minimum deposit required. One great Robo advisor platform is Betterment.

6. Grocery shopping can give you some extra money back! The Ibotta app gives you cash back on the groceries you already buy. It is a little time consuming, but all you need to do is choose your deals before you check out, then submit a picture of your receipt and get paid via Venmo, PayPal, or gift cards. Sign up here Ibotta to claim your $10 welcome bonus!

7. Are you an artist? If you are creative and want to make a profit from your work, there is a website that will help you with everything. All you need to do is upload your design and get to selling. See how to get started here. #SideHussle

8. Did you know you could get paid to watch videos online? Swagbucks gives you the opportunity to watch certain videos and like them. They will even give you $10 just for signing up. See more here.

9. Help others and donate Plasma. Some donation centers pay donors and it’s a great way to give back to the community. Visit donatingplasma.org to find out more.

10. Look into temporary event staffing gigs on SnagAJob or a local forum. In our city, there are always people looking for help!

Alexis Zarycki is your average girl with the hopes of leaving an everlasting impact on the world. Follow her on Instagram @official_lexpaige