Georgians searching for ways to make extra cash for holidays, survey shows

Georgians searching for ways to make extra cash for holidays, survey shows

Some Georgia residents will be looking for ways to earn extra money to make ends meet during the upcoming holiday season, a recent survey shows.

Nearly half of respondents in a survey conducted by Georgia Credit Union Affiliates said they will try to make extra money for the holidays.

About 24 percent said they hope to make more than $1,000. Why so much? The average U.S. household in 2013 spend about $740 on holiday shopping, according to Gallup.com.

Consumers in Georgia will earn cash in the following ways, according to the Georgia Credit Union Affiliates survey:

  • Landing a seasonal job
  • Working overtime
  • Selling items online
  • Holding garage sales
  • Conducting personal services, such as house cleaning or babysitting

For tips on how you can land a seasonal job, visit the Georgia Credit Union Affiliates website.