6 Easy and Totally Legit Ways to Make the Rent

The rent is too damn high! Here are some (mostly) legal ideas for earning some extra money.

Rachel Wayne
6 min readMay 28, 2024
Photo by Shane on Unsplash

So, you’ve come up short for rent. You’re desperate for cash. You may be wondering, how on Earth can I get money fast?

Don’t panic. Believe it or not, there are plenty of ways to make money in a pinch! If getting a second (or third, or fourth, or fifth) job isn’t an option, here are some quick ways to earn that extra dough. No scams, I promise!

Earn Money Playing Online Games

You’re playing bingo or solitaire on your phone anyway, right? At least when you’re not doomscrolling in a state of existential dread. Why not earn money while you play?

You’d be amazed by how easy it is to earn up to $7.25 for just 3 hours of play! I’m serious, it’s that simple. That means you can come up with your $1,300 for rent by playing just 538 hours per month! Who needs sleep?

Of course, there are plenty of other ways to earn extra cash for rent. Keep reading to learn all about them!

Take Online Surveys

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Rachel Wayne

Artist/anthropologist/activist writing about art, media, culture, health, science, enterprise, and where they all meet. Join my list: http://eepurl.com/gD53QP