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7 Alternatives to the Stock Market for Making Supplemental Income

GOBankingRates Logo By Andrew Lisa of GOBankingRates | Slide 1 of 8: On Monday, June 13, the Dow tumbled 876 points. In terms of percentages, the Nasdaq did even worse. The S&P 500 fell by 3.9%, landing it more than 20% off its January highs. That day was the straw that broke the camel's back. After months of losses and volatility, the stock market had officially entered a bear market. Find Out: Stimulus Updates To Know for Summer 2022See: How Biden Is Impacting Social Security in 2022 If you're one of the many disillusioned stock investors seeking alternative ways to put their money to work, good news -- you have plenty of other avenues to explore. Some of the following income-earning ideas call for an upfront investment. Others require some hard work. With others, you can start earning passive income later today without spending a dime or working a side gig. All, however, are accessible to average people looking to turn their assets, ambition or both into extra income in these uncertain times.

On Monday, June 13, the Dow tumbled 876 points. In terms of percentages, the Nasdaq did even worse. The S&P 500 fell by 3.9%, landing it more than 20% off its January highs. That day was the straw that broke the camel's back. After months of losses and volatility, the stock market had officially entered a bear market.

Find Out: Stimulus Updates To Know for Summer 2022
See: How Biden Is Impacting Social Security in 2022

If you're one of the many disillusioned stock investors seeking alternative ways to put their money to work, good news -- you have plenty of other avenues to explore. Some of the following income-earning ideas call for an upfront investment. Others require some hard work. With others, you can start earning passive income later today without spending a dime or working a side gig.

All, however, are accessible to average people looking to turn their assets, ambition or both into extra income in these uncertain times.

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