No matter how the grindstone can wear you down thin, it doesn’t always leave your pockets padded thick. When it’s a matter of just a few bucks a week whether or not the thinness snaps, many people decide to dig down deep and put in a few more hours of work per week for peace of mind. Not all jobs offer overtime. As a matter of fact most of them don’t. It can be very expensive from an employer’s standpoint.

Yet when the will exists to scrounge together the essential extra Ben Franklins a week, the way is there. There are part time jobs out there right now. You can walk right out your front door and do them on nights and weekends right now with no special training. Here are some second job ideas that you can look into that require just a few hours a week.

Gather up you unwanted household stuff and sell it at the flea market or swap meet. Go on a Saturday or Sunday morning. Take every last useless dust gathering trinket in your house and get rid of it. Even if each item fetches just a few bucks and you sell 50 pieces of junk, thats $150 to $200 – could make the difference in paying rent or not. 

Deliver pizza or chinese food at night. Night delivery shifts can be as short as 4 hourse – 8pm to midnight. A good evening can send you home with $100 to $200 in tips alone.

Work short security shifts in a bar or nigtclub,These shifts start at 8:00 or 9:00pm

work short host/hostessing shift in a local restaurant. These shifts start at 6:00 or 7:00pm and usually end by 10:00 or 11:00pm.