By Barbara Balfour

Man with headphones and a laptop reclining on couch

1. Rent out your stuff on Ruckify

2. Rent out your parking spot on Rover

3. Pay your rent by sharing your home on Airbnb or CanadaStays

4. Sell your skills and time on Fiverr or TaskRabbit

5. Sign up to be an extra on the big screen

The bottom line

Barbara Balfour

Written by
Barbara Balfour

Barbara is a TV host, producer and prolific print journalist with bylines in BBC, ELLE, the Economist Group, and every major daily newspaper in Canada. She has salsa danced in Cuba, sipped wine in the country of Georgia and interviewed Noam Chomsky in his office in Boston. Her work has taken her to more than 40 countries.