7 Rewarding Side Hustles for People Over 40

In a study conducted in 2021 by the American Advisors Group (AAG), 46% of seniors (aged 60 to 70) said they intended to work part-time after retiring.

A side hustle has the potential to grow into something that will keep you busy and engaged for the rest of your life. You can continue working at your current position while starting something on the side with little to no start-up money.

Furthermore, having a side business can provide you with financial stability and security, as your employment prospects may dwindle as you age.

A mystery shopper is paid to shop at a certain store and report back on the customer service they receive.

Mystery Shopper

You could be asked to rate your overall shopping experience, including the selection and quality of products, the store's cleanliness, and the friendliness of the staff. You'll have to make a purchase while out shopping, but you'll get compensated both for your time and whatever you end up buying.

If you can consistently post valuable content, bloggers usually make around $500—$2000 per month in their first year.

Start a Blog

Using platforms like eBay, Etsy, or Amazon, you can establish an online business where you're selling your products around the world. This will give you a chance to work on your own business and make some extra money in the meantime.

Selling Products on E-Commerce Sites

The small rewards may be secondary to the enjoyment you get from sharing your thoughts and opinions. Sites like Make Money, Eureka, and Zap will pay you to do so.

Online Surveys

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