4 Best Ways How to Earn Extra Money

Best Ways to earn extra money

Are you looking for the best way to earn extra money in the Philippines? You are in luck! This post is a good help not just to those people looking for ways to earn extra money, but for those who want to get a work-from-home job as their career.

I have here listed for you different ways on how you can generate another source of income to help you achieve you financial goals.

Without further ado, here are the 4 best ways you can earn extra money in the Philippines without leaving your full-time job.


1) Blogging

You can earn money while blogging by posting interesting topics with useful contents to keep your readers entertained. The goal is to drive more traffic to your blog so you can earn bucks even while sleeping.

With consistency and creativity, blogging is very effective, and as a proof, there are a lot of bloggers who turned blogging as their main source of income, and I wish to be one of them soon!

What you will need:

  • A blogging site
  • Interesting topic
  • Passion
  • Consistency

Related post: How To Start A Blog

Simply think of a topic, discuss more about it in your blog, either in English or Tagalog then post it! Easy right?

Now, you might ask, “I have created a blog and topics to post, how am I going to earn from it?”

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There are a lot of ways to earn through blogging, start off by creating interesting topics to invite more readers to come to your blog. Always remember: More readers, more income.


2) Online Selling

This is by far, the most popular part-time/side hustle in the Philippines. In this generation where everything can be checked online has made everything almost easy to get connected.

What you will need:

  • A social media account: Facebook or Instagram
  • Friends and followers
  • Products
  • Business Plan or strategies

You can start using your personal Facebook account and offer your products or services to your friends. Then create a page later on if needed to widespread your connection since personal accounts most of the time has limitations.

If you are planning to sell online, look for products that you are passionate about and something that you will also buy for yourself. Make sure that you don’t just want the product for profit but you also believe in it.

Lastly, create a system you will follow to organize your business. A simple business plan will do wonders.


3) Become a Life Insurance Specialist/Financial Advisor

You’re probably asking, “Why?”

Life Insurance nowadays, is part of our basic needs, but not all people realize this until the need comes up.

Kapag may nagkasakit na ng malala or may namatay na tsaka lang nila maiisip, may insurance ba sya? Sana may kumuha na sya nuon ng insurance habang malakas pa sya kumita ng pera.

Truth be told, only 16% of the Filipinos are insured, most of them are people with middle to upper-income.

Not all people are educated what life insurance is, and this is where you comes in. There’s a huge need, therefore, a huge opportunity.

What you will need:

  • Life Insurance training
  • Life Insurance License
  • KKK (Kapatid, Kapamilya, Kaibigan, Kapit-bahay, Kakilala, atbp.)
  • Referrals

All life insurance companies are in need of Life Insurance Agent, they just have a different title for the job and are often called a Financial Advisor. Your KKKs are your target market, and don’t forget to always ask for referrals to widen your market – creating more prospect clients.

KKK stands for Kaibigan, Kapamilya, Kapuso, Kamag-anak, Kakilala atbp.

I started my life insurance agent career at Fortune Life Insurance Company, a Filipino-Chinese owned life insurance, that is very well-known to public teachers of DepEd.

Aside from my KKKs, their target market: DepEd, made it easy for me to get even more clients, and their professional team helped me all through the way until I was able to close my very first client.

You can start this as a part-time during your spare time. Convenient right? You can do your full-time job while spending your spare time meeting clients.

If you want to do this as your side income, you can reach me in this page so I can help you be part of a great team that will also support you to succeed in this career.


4) Virtual Assistant

Filipinos are very in demand when it comes to Virtual Assistant services. Foreign business owners looks for Filipinos VAs that will help them manage and grow their business because we can deliver quality work for a low price (our salary due to currency conversion).

Which is still a good news! It give us more opportunities to earn side income.

What you will need:

  • Knowledge about computer and work you are applying for
  • Virtual Assistant Account

Simply create an account with Upwork or Freelancer, then apply for a job.

You have the option to choose jobs that will only require 30hrs or less of your time per week or a long-term job (6 months duration and longer).

The goal is to finish your job on or before the due date set to get a good feedback from your clients and get more paid works.


These are by far the 4 best ways I have tried and tested that will surely help you earn money while keeping your day job.

There you have it!

I hope I was able to give you ideas on how you can earn side income.

All the jobs I posted above can be done during your spare time, but if you want to pursue it as a career, why not?

If there is anything you would like to add in this post, please share your comments below! I’ll be glad to read all your opinions.

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