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New Year's megalist: 100 New things to try this year

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2014: Your new year

It's a new year, so why not do some new things? From hobbies to bucket list items, we've got you covered with 100 new ventures to try out in 2014.

10 New ways to make extra money

2014: Your new year


Do you get a lot of compliments on your crafts? And better yet, are they original? If you can say yes, look into an Etsy shop or selling your goods via your personal social media sites.


Ladies who excel at makeup and hair can turn that passion into some serious side cash. List yourself for proms and other special events to help glam someone up.


Gone are the days of booking a studio appointment for family portraits. If you're click happy and have knowledge of Photoshop, you may be able to snap a few photos of friends and family members for some side cash.

Virtual yard sales

Sell your unwanted items in an actual sale and by listing them on Craigslist, garage sales and even your personal social media accounts.


Turn your love for baking into a few extra dollars by jumping on board for a farmers market or community sale event.

Music maker

You can make a few extra dollars by playing a music gig or teaching someone young how to play.


If you have the background and skills, look into freelance writing and editing jobs for a virtual way to add money to the bank.


Whether you have talent in interior design or web design, there is a market for you. List your talents and your work with social media, Craigslist and more.


Many people are busy and looking for ways to get more done in less time. So, offer to do it for them for a price. Walking dogs, picking up dog poo, landscaping, cleaning, running errands and babysitting are all simple skills to put to use.

Business skills

Many accountants make side cash by doing taxes, and business people can do the same with finance, consulting and more.

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