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If you're looking for a few ways to get some extra money, here are five ideas to consider:

Get paid for a hobby: You can create your own online store to display handmade jewelry, crafts and vintage items on Etsy.com.

Sell your hair: If you have more than 10 inches of hair that hasn't been chemically treated, you can sell it. Believe it or not, there is a market for human hair used for dolls, hair extensions and weaves. How much you make depends on the length, quantity, and color. Natural colors, such as red and strawberry blonde, usually sell for a higher price. Check out Hairbuyer.com.

Sell your skill: Udemy.com allows you to plan, create and promote your own online class. You set the price for the class and you keep 70 percent of the sales.

Cash in gift cards: Cardpool.com will give you up to 92 percent of the card's value, and you don't have to pay a fee.

Sell your work: Upload your original lesson plans, exams, teaching guides and worksheets on TeachersPayTeachers.com. Basic membership is free you get paid through Paypal.

Plus, if you are looking for a part time job, all you have to do is type in your zip code at Snagajob.com and look for the gig that works for you.

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