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How To Make The Most Out Of Quarantine

Welcome to  “How to make the most out of Quarantine”, where we will guide you to make the best possible decisions during these times of uncertainty.  

Financial stability is something we all want and need. But, how does that become possible when COVID-19 and the need to quarantine are in the way?  This unfamiliar territory has created economic uncertainty for many people and raises questions about how we make money moving forward.

Although COVID-19 has become a financial burden to hundreds of thousands of individuals nationwide– there are still a few ways to stay afloat financially during these hard times, while creating new ways to supplement your income.

Here are a few ideas during quarantine to earn a few dollars:

1. Deliver Groceries, Food, and Other Essential Supplies

Some people are not comfortable doing their shopping in crowded grocery stores or leaving their houses during this pandemic for carry-out food and/or groceries. Delivery services have become increasingly popular in its place as a safe practice for social distancing and quarantine rules.

Some of these food-delivery platforms include:

·  PostMates

·  Doordash

·  Grubhub

·  UberEats

These and many other food-delivery platforms implemented a no-contact delivery to prevent spread of the virus through close proximity and physical contact.

2. Recently laid off? Apply for Reemployment Assistance.

If you have recently become unemployed due to COVID-19 pandemic, then you may possibly qualify for reemployment financial assistance. The qualifications and requirements for reemployment can vary between states and can temporarily alleviate the financial tensions. If you reside in Florida, visit this website for more information in the state of: https://floridajobs.org/ 

3. Work Remotely at a Call Center Job

This is a great way to make money from the comfort of your own home. A lot of call centers are in desperate need of employees that can handle high call volumes. Simply go on indeed and search for who is currently hiring. Keep a lookout for ‘URGENT’ next to the job title.

4. Become an Online Private Tutor

Due to quarantine, many students are stuck with learning subjects on their own or not having the motivation to do work from home due to its difficulty and many distractions. An online private tutor can assist many students in need.  You can teach anything from traditional schooling, to cooking, fitness, DIY projects, and much more! This would also be a great way to make money from the comfort of your home. 

There are a variety of resources for additional income that adhere to social distancing rules and could ease the financial tensions plenty of adults and students are feeling during the pandemic. At this time, all we can do is to think positively as we look ahead!

“Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.” — Oprah Winfrey

Works cited: 
Nelson, C. and Foundation, C., 2020. 10 Ways To Make Money During COVID-19 | Wheels For Wishes. [online] Wheels For Wishes. Available at: https://www.wheelsforwishes.org/news/how-to-make-money-during-covid-19/

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