Starting a side hustle can be costly. There are a number of flexible side jobs, however, that you can start immediately with a laptop or your smartphone.
“If you’re looking for a side hustle, you need money. You don’t need to spend money to make money,” says Kathy Kristof, cofounder and editor at SideHusl.com. “When you go to work, somebody should be paying you.”
Here are four side hustles that let you get started with little more than your smartphone.
1. Walk dogs
2. Shop for groceries
With apps like Instacart and Shipt, you can earn money by shopping for other people’s food and household essentials as a personal grocery shopper. Plus, you have the flexibility to shop only when it’s convenient for you.
Here’s how it works: You receive shopping opportunities via your smartphone app. If you accept an assignment, you then pick up all of the items ordered by the customer at your local grocery…