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Five Summer Side Hustles For Millennials

It's summertime and the livin' is easy, right? For some that may be the case; but for those  looking for a second source of income for vacations, concerts or to pay off debts, these summer side hustles could help get you the extra cash you need.

1. Become an Etsy store owner. If you are looking to embrace creative entrepreneurship, owning an Etsy store is right up your alley. Explore your artistic side by designing shirts, drink ware, ornaments, blankets, jewelry, etc., and sell them on Etsy for an easy profit. Etsy store owners are twice as likely to be under the age of 35 as any other U.S. business owner, so it's perfect for the millennial generation.

2. Become a blogger.
In today's world, content is king. So if you're looking for a creative outlet for your lifestyle ideas, recipes, travel secrets, you name it, turn to blogging! It's an innovative way to share your ideas with the world and a great way to generate revenue through affiliated links, ads, sponsored posts and content on Instagram.

3. Become an Uber driver.
Becoming an Uber driver is optimal for millennials looking for a side job that doesn't require a long term commitment. It's a fast way to earn extra income and you can make your own hours.

4. Become a tour guide.
Whether you live in a small town or big city, brush up on your local knowledge and apply to become a tour guide! This side job gets you out-and-about on the weekends while sharing your city or town with tourists. Check to see what different tours options your area offers, such as beer tours, tandem bike or Segway tours.

5. Become the "go-to" for neighborhood odd jobs.
Neighbors are always looking for young adults to help mow their lawn, walk their dog, house or dog sit while their gone, do general landscaping, the list goes on. Advertising your time and skill set around the neighborhood is a sure win for extra income.

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