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It may seem impossible to get paid more and not change your job or working more hours. However, there are things that you can do which mean that you can have more money without having to change your job.
Ask for a pay rise
The first thing you should try is to get a pay rise. There may be a specific procedure in your workplace that you have to follow to get a pay rise. It is worth looking into this and seeing whether you can follow this and get one. Work harder within your working hours to make a good impression and this could help your case for getting a rise.
Pay off your debts
If you have debts then they could be eating away at your money. The interest payments will be taking money from you each month which is unnecessarily costing you money. If you get those debts paid off then you will no longer be paying those interest payments and you will have more money. You should also avoid buying products using a credit card, overdraft or any other sort of debt. If you add in the fees and interest charges you will be paying way more than the ticket price for the items which will mean you will have less money than without borrowing to pay for it.
Earn passive income
Passive income is money which is earned with no effort form you. Examples of this could be a return on investments or interest on a savings account. There are different ways that you can do this and it is worth investigating some of them to see whether you can earn money by doing almost nothing at all. It may take a bit of research and time to set up, but once it is all done, you will not need to do anything else but wait for the money to come in.
Pay less for things
If you pay less for things when you are shopping, then you will making your money go further. Although this will not increase your income, it will reduce your spending and means that you will be able to have more money left. It will take time to compare prices and switch brands and you may find that you will need to keep an eye on this a lot to make sure that they do not change. If you swap utility providers, for example you could make a significant saving compared to swapping your brand of bread. However, all savings add up and you could end having a lot more money than you started out with.