More For Your Money - University of Illinois Extension

Adding More Income

If you’ve cut back on expenses as much as you can, you may need to add more income.  Think about ways that you might increase your income.

Write your ideas below.

Here are some ideas other people have used to increase income:

  • Can other family members work?
  • Can you work overtime or get a second job?
  • Can you find a job that pays more?
  • Can you use resources other than money?
  • Can you talk to creditors and spread payments over a longer time?

Would you like to add one or more of these ideas to your list?