A weekend is 48 hours, or even longer — if you count Friday night. That gives you plenty of time to get to work and drum up some extra cash for yourself.
During these days of high unemployment and rampant business closings, thanks to COVID-19, you could probably use at least a little more money. And you may not be able to count on the government sending more of those $1,200 stimulus checks.
So, this weekend will give you an opportunity to get ahead, whether you’ve got money woes you need to address or are just looking to pad your bank account. Don’t let it slip away — and find yourself facepalming on Sunday night.
We’ve checked out a bunch of income-boosting ideas to offer you 17 legit ways you can cross “Make more money” off your list this weekend.
1. Get paid if businesses behaved badly
When companies do the wrong thing, they get taken to court — and sometimes their customers get compensated.
Check ClassAction.com to see if you qualify for reimbursement over products or services you purchased in the past that were falsely advertised, defective, or that you were overcharged for.
Recent settlements have involved companies including Apple, Tesla, Juul and others. Many class action claims can be completed online in a few minutes, though it may take up to a year to receive your rebate.
The criteria for eligibility will vary depending on the lawsuit, but in some cases you may not even need a receipt to get reimbursed. If proof of purchase is required and you can’t find your receipt, remember to check your bank and credit card statements.
2. Pay less for everything online
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