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19 Best Side Hustles for Retirees: How Seniors Can Make Extra Money

19 Best Side Hustles for Retirees: How Seniors Can Make Extra Money

What are the best side hustles for seniors?

If you’re looking to earn extra money in retirement (or nearing retirement), you’re in the right place.

And you’re not alone — roughly 1 in 4 baby boomers already has a side hustle.

Side Hustle Nation has been covering side hustle ideas and case studies for over 10 years, and these are our top picks for side hustles for retirees.

Ready? Let’s do it!

19 Best Side Hustles for Retirees: How Seniors Can Make Extra Money

1. Flea Market Flipping

Do you have an eye for a deal? This classic buy low, sell high side hustle is a good fit for seniors with a flexible schedule.

And it can turn into a substantial income stream as well.

When we spoke, Jack and Joan Ferrell of Florida had sold around $17k worth of inventory in the previous 30 days, and had plans to scale up to $250k in total sales for the year.

They source inventory from classifieds apps, estate sales, and liquidation closeouts, and resell those items for a profit — usually on eBay.