Do you own a car? There's money in there! You probably spend around 10K per year owning your car - get some of that money back using some of the fun and easy opportunities described in this course!
This course is crammed full of original ideas that will help you identify your car expenses and make money using your car, in ways that fit your lifestyle and desired effort level. All you need to begin is an open mind and a willingness to use what you've got in new and exciting ways!
Did you know you could drive yourself to the airport (saving on taxis there and back) park for free during your trip (more savings) and earn money renting your car out while you're away (cha-ching!)? All this would require 5 minutes of your time to set up, and no cash investment.* If that's exciting, think about the fact that you could potentially earn $400 a month doing the same stuff you do everyday, right now. We'll teach you the tricks and help you weigh the pros and cons of a variety of opportunities.
We'll also provide interactive tools (calculator spreadsheets and more) to help you make the best choices for your circumstances.
Whether you're lazy and want to do minimal work or are willing to put hours in behind the wheel, we've got options for you. Maybe you'd like to start your own small business? We'll tell you how. Take on a few of our simpler ideas or dive in and make big changes - either way, you'll find this course is worth its weight in gold. Turn that car into cash!
Waste not, broke not!
* You must live in a location where this particular service is offered. If it's not, our course offers plenty of other options you can explore.
Is the the right course for you? What do you need to get started, and how can you be most successful? This is a super-quick pep talk to get you pumped!
Hi, we're Chloe and Michel, experts on leveraging our resources (our home, cars and more) to live a full, free life.
We work part time, at home and on the road (we're in Bali as I type this!) and will show you how you can do the same. Stop working so hard to barely keep up with life's expenses - you're already paying for your car, earn some money from it! We'll show you how in this course.
Great news - there are a variety of ways to use your car to earn cash! Depending on your personality, earnings goals, type of car and where you live, you can earn in different ways. This introductory video will give you an overview of your options. The subsequent videos will dive into the details of each option more deeply. Buckle up!
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You've probably heard of Lyft or Uber and may have used this marvelous service to get around. Have you ever wondered what it's like to drive for them? This video will guide you through the basics of rideshare (Lyft and Uber) so you understand what it's like to earn money this way. Put your worries aside and open up to the freedom and fun of rideshare!
This section will describe some features that both Lyft and Uber share, so you can get a feel of how the companies work. We'll compare the subtle differences so you can decide if one is better for you than the other.
How much can you earn driving people around? This video discusses earnings from both Lyft and Uber, with some detailed breakdowns.
We'll factor in expenses as well, so you gain realistic expectations of what you'll take home.
We'll also teach you how to maximize the cash you gain from your time in the car - not all driving hours are the same, so be strategic to earn big!
Now that you have a general understanding of both rideshare giants (Lyft and Uber), let's get into the details. The two companies have significant differences so we'll help you choose the best option for you.
This video tells you all about Lyft and eligibility requirements to drive for them. Ready to get your pink mustache on?
How much can you earn driving Lyft? This video explains how earnings work with some realistic examples. And since Lyft passengers have an easy, in-app way to tip their driver, we'll give you some unique tactics to increase tips! These tactics have worked for other Lyft drivers and they can work for you too!
No doubt you're familiar with this rideshare giant. You may not be aware of Uber corporation's many diverse products though. Some of them may be right for you, and a lot of them pay better than standard Uber X.
Learn the specifics about Uber here to decide if there's an opportunity for you!
How do you earn the most money driving Uber and avoid working hard for minimum wage? We'll discuss Uber's pay scale and ways you can maximize your earnings!
Test your knowledge of rideshare so you can make the best choices around this remarkable opportunity.
This segment of the course discusses driving to deliver items, not passengers, from A to B. We'll discuss the generalities of this work - it's easier to start because you don't have to be cleared to take passengers.
Delivery services may be a better option for you than driving passengers. Maybe you have a beat up old car or you don't like dealing with people. There are lots of advantages to delivery services over rideshare (but also some disadvantages). We'll discuss them here so you can decide if this is the right way for you to earn.
There are a lot of options for delivery service companies. Some of them are available in specific regional areas, others vary by driving history, hours of operation, pay and other factors. Get the lowdown on 8 different companies here, and find the best one for your lifestyle!
Test your knowledge on earning as a delivery service! How is this different to rideshare, and which delivery company is right for you?
Don't want to put in hours behind the wheel? Already putting long hours into your regular job? Travel a lot? Find out how you can rent your car out when you're not using it!
In this video, we'll give you an overview of Turo.com so you see how this unique opportunity works. Rent your car to other responsible drivers and put some easy cash in your pocket. Save money getting to the airport too, and learn other tricks that will help you earn/keep cash without lifting a finger!
Got access to several cars? Want to rent your car for a short time period? Want to borrow a car to drive rideshare? Need a specific car for a special occasion? We go over various car-sharing options in this lecture.
How much can you make renting your car to others? What length of time can you rent it for? Test your knowledge on this exciting, passive way to earn using your car!
If you have a truck or roomy car, you can earn significant money moving items for people! Here are some things to consider if you want to try this easy and profitable business.
Grow your delivery business and get regular customers so you have a income. We'll give you awesome suggestions for local partnerships, ways you can cheaply advertise and other secrets to getting customers.
If you're willing to get dirty or deal with difficult materials, a haul away service is an easy way to make serious money. We'll give you all the major considerations here to help you decide if it's right for you.
Thinking of using your big ol' truck for delivery services to others? Take this quick quiz before you start.
Want easy, predictable income? Like kids? This might be just the right way for you to get some regular cash into your life, while still giving you time for other pursuits.
Some things to consider if this is the right opportunity for you - how to get those parents to hire you and refer you to others year after year. No advertising or expenses necessary - just easy money!
Want a secure, regular cash flow business? Predictable hours and driving routes are your thing? Take this quiz to check your knowledge on starting this small business.
Willing to have your car wrapped or place an ad on your back windshield? There's lots of money here, but watch out for scammers. We'll show you how this works and some legit companies.
How do you earn money with an ad on your car? How much, and what kind of a driver must you be? We'll discuss that here so you can decide if this is the right opportunity for you, and how to go about it.
Want to try the laziest way to make money? Get your car wrapped! Test yourself on the details with this fun quiz.
Do you really need you car? You'll be surprised by the varied and fun alternatives to driving. This lecture will go over some benefits to not driving and some awesome alternatives to car dependence. Prepare to be amazed!
If you're considering going carless, we'll help you figure out if it's the right move for you. Do a trial period so you don't get stuck making the wrong decision. And learn from our example - we got rid of a car and gained massive cash, health and other benefits. Here's our story and how it could work for you too.
What value does your car really provide to your life? Do you have a car just because everyone else does, and it feels like you "have to"? Maybe you don't. Take this quiz on determining your car's ROI.
Download this calculator tool - there are three tabs on an Excel spreadsheet with build-in formulas that tabulate the numbers you enter and give you totals. This first video walks you through Tab 1.
Tab 1: Figure out your annual car cost. Bet you'll be shocked at how much you spend - it's more than you think!
Tab 2: Imagine (just for fun) what life without a car would be like. Consider the cost in MONEY and TIME of a list of alternatives to driving your own car.
Tab 3: Considering selling your car? On the fence? Scared? Use this tool to objectively place value on your car to your life, and help you make the right decision.
Bike, bus, carpool, Uber and other ways to get around. How much will they cost you compared to driving? How much time will they take? What are some pros and cons of these alternatives vs driving your car? Plug in some numbers and figure it all out here, for your life in your location.
This tool uses a numeric value system to determine if your current lifestyle and car use merits keeping or selling your car. We've thought of all the reasons your car is part of your life - getting to work, road trips, safety, climate, family, shopping and other factors - plug in the numbers that pertain to your life and figure out if your car should stay or go!
Tried our interactive calculator to see what your car costs? Have an idea of the cost/savings of the alternatives? This quiz will test your calculator-savvy!
This course is about making money using your car - we suggest you try several of these amazing opportunities at the same time, so you earn multiple streams of income! Earn while driving, while not driving and while you're not traveling. Earn extra money for very little extra effort. "Work" the system to maximize earnings! This course summary will show you some examples of how to stack opportunities so your earnings skyrocket!
Now that you've gone through the whole course, what's in it for you?
Hi! I'm an Ivy-League educated ex school teacher who got tired of working so hard for a limited salary. So I found ways to make a comfortable living (6 figures annually!) using the assets at my disposal.
My goal is to minimize work time so I can travel, socialize, do creative things and engage in activities with purpose.
Teaming up with my partner, Michel Bayan, we've managed to use our assets - our home, car, community, and others - to make a respectable living with minimal time and effort. This first segment of my master course Waste Not, Broke Not shows you how your car can be used to make money in a variety of ways. We've tried most of them and the rest were thoroughly researched. Have fun and let the cash roll in!