10 Ways To Earn Money After Retirement

by Donna
(Citrus Heights, CA, USA )




In the recent economic downturn, almost all individuals after retirement are not being able to manage their finances and drowned under the sea of outstanding debt. In such circumstances, people when retired are recommended to earn some extra cash in order to meet the daily expenses. However, you may wonder how to earn money after retirement when there is no capability to work hard. There are several smart ways to earn money that does not require you working hard or investing money. Let us have a look at each of them.

1. Bed and Breakfast:

People often go for a long weekend and look for a cheap place to stay. This is the reason why the old-fashioned B&B is making a comeback. If you have a big house and only two people are living in, this is one of the best options to earn extra cash. This is an attractive way to earn money since it requires modest start-up costs, and generates good revenue.

2. Home Handyman:

Are you capable to fix things around the house? If yes, part-time handyman business is something for you. After retirement you may not be able to work hard all day long, so think of some simple things like putting up shelves, small electric and plumbing work, etc.

3. Tuition Service:

If you have knowledge on a particular subject, consider the option of teaching to the school or college goers. Now days, retired teachers, lecturers, training professionals are highly in demand for the provision of part time coaching services. You can teach one student at a time or more than one to multiple your income. This is an excellent way to earn as it requires zero start-up costs, and can generate high profit margins.

4. Florist:

This is another great way to earn money for retired couples. You can sell fresh flowers and also cash on the recent trends of servicing local retail outlets with artificial produce.

5. Retirement Coaching:

On the booming retirement market, you can earn money by coaching people over 50 who are recently retired or planning for retirement. You can coach them how to manage finances and how to stabilize future finances. You can coach one person at a time or a group of people to make more money. In some states you need to be certified to do this or need to take courses in order to enhance your knowledge on recent market trends.



6. Desktop Publishing:


If you have right computer skills, utilize to earn money. Start a home based desktop publishing business, like making flyers, newsletters, brochures, forms, etc. for small local business. For doing this, you simply need to be equipped with a computer and the internet.

7. Garden Maintenance:

If you love to do gardening and want to take it as a tool to earn money, garden maintenance is for you. Many people work all day long and do not get time to maintain their gardens, so you may do it for them and earn considerable amount each month.

8. Affiliate Marketing:

Affiliate marketing is a great way to earn money. It is a marketing program where affiliate marketers promote products and services of others and earn commission on the total sales generated. So if you want to earn money in affiliate marketing, all you need to do is to sign up with an affiliate program, create a blog, and promote products. You can earn great amount each month since there are many sellers offering commissions as high as 50 percent to the marketers on products they refer to.

9. Make Money On eBay:

Selling goods on eBay is also a great way of earning money after retirement. Sign up for a free eBay account and display products that you would like to sell online. You may create your own design and sell them on eBay, or you may buy stock at cheap rate and resell them. You may also sell goods on eBay that you do not require anymore.

10. Write A Book On Your Know-how:

If you have knowledge on a particular subject and have flair skill of writing, you may write a book or eBook on the specific subject. You may write about your work, hobbies, general interests, and so on.

In conclusion, if you are retired person and struggling hard to meet daily routine expenses, earn money considering the above mentioned ways.


Donna Nell is a financial expert associated with a few financial communities. She also holds honorary posts in some websites as a financial adviser where she advises on debt management,debt consolidation,credit counseling, paydayloan consolidation and taxes.

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