4 Ways to Make $100 In a Week
If you want to make $100 in a week, you might want to rob someone, but getting money legally is wiser. These are jobs an average middle schooler can do in their own neighborhood.
Yard Work: According to lawnstarter.com, you can make $25 per ⅛ of an acre to mow the lawn. You can pull weeds and make over $20, depending on the size of the yard. Depending on how many yards you mow or weed, that can add up to $100 a week. Isaac Blevins in 8th grade said he makes $20 for mowing the lawn.
Plant Work: Putting in plants can be a good way to make some extra cash. hunker.com said that a fair amount of money for planting flowers is $20. This job won’t give you as much money as mowing the lawn, but it is a good way to earn extra money. Watering plants is another job you can do if you can't mow lawns or pull weeds. The going rate for watering plants is about $5. Combined together, these two jobs can add up to at least $25, depending on how much you do.
Babysitting/Pet Sitting: You can babysit children or pets for $17/hour according to blog.urbansitter.com. If you're lucky, “Depending on the person, you can make up to $80/hour” Sadie A. said. $80 an hour is very rare. If you keep babysitting you might find a person who pays a fair price, maybe even $80 an hour.
Washing Cars: Washing cars is another way to make money. According to jbsindustries.com, you can earn up to $15. 7 cars including tips, can total $100 or more. It may take a couple of hours or more than a day, but it’ll all be worth it when your hard work pays off. 7th-grader, Jax W., says that working hard for money is worth it.
Working hard for money gives you money and self-confidence when you finish your task. Working hard for money teaches independence and prepares you for the real world.