Do You Need a Second job or a Second Income?

Do you really need a second job?

Looking for second job?

Looking for second job?

Most people need to have a job to support themselves and their family. The majority of the jobs usually is just good enough to pay the bills and hardly any left for savings. To get extra income, many sort to find a second job to supplement their existing primary income.

The most common second job are waiters/waitresses, cashier, barista, personal trainer, yoga instructor and many other odd hour jobs.

However, to take a second job to supplement your primary income can be very taxing to your body, especially if you do something just simply for the money and not out of true passion.

So think again, do you really need a job or what you really need is a second income? Big difference right?

You need a second INCOME stream NOT another JOB



As you can see, having a second job to supplement your primary income may not be the best of idea to generate extra cash for yourself.

Do you know that J.O.B is also called as “Just Over Broke”? That doesn’t sounds too appealing right?

What you really need is actually a second income stream that you can depend on for some extra money and also as  a temporary buffer should you face problems with your job.

What Makes a Great Second Income Stream

When you are looking for a potential second income stream, you should consider these factors below:

Flexibility – A flexible income stream where you can set your own time would be the most desirable. A second job elsewhere from home would be super taxing to your body and chances of burnout is very high.

Scalability – Look for a second stream that has the potential to grow big and generate a considerable income stream.

Enjoyable – It is much easier to work on something you enjoy or passionate about.

Inexpensive – Start small and gradually work your way up generating good income growth. It is not advisable to risk early without knowing your project would work or not.

Consider Online Business for a Second Income Stream

Consider Online Business for a Second Income Stream

Consider online business for your second income

There are many ways to earn a second income. If you want to have all the factors above as your main factors to earn a second income, there are no better way than to do online business.

Why online business you say?

It is simply because, with the right steps and guidance, online-based business or Internet Marketing will give you

  • Flexibility in operating your business
  • Scalability to expand and reach a wider audience
  • Sustainability where you are still able generate cash and make money
  • Reasonable price for websites.

I have shared in my previous post that shows the other avenues that I have used to earn extra stream of income here.

If you are serious in succeeding in the online business, you really need to have some proper training and guidance. Read about my no.1 rated Affiliate Marketing program here for more information and you can join for FREE!

I hope my simple post today will somehow be beneficial for you and other visitors as well.

If you have any comments or inquiries, just leave your comments below!


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Do You Need a Second job or a Second Income?
Many people make the wrong assumption of looking for a second income means looking for a second job. Jobs that you can do yourself is limited but income is not, can be increased & diversified.


I decided to start my own online business so that I can escape the rat race that I am in. Things are really progressing well and it is just a matter of time before I can be finally free from my 9-5 job. With ratracebuster.com, I hope I can help other people to escape or avoid the rat race through learning the online business and other legitimate opportunity in the online world. I will be reviewing products, sharing discussions, and blog about my online business ventures as well.


    • Certainly komodo, focus should be to add income not adding another taxing job. Thanks for stopping by.


  1. I really enjoyed the section on – What Makes a Great Second Income Stream – people really get this confused when they run to a second job. Nice article! Sharing

    • Thank you Daniel. Yes, if one have a primary job, I think the person is better off looking for a second income, based on the factors that I have explained.


  2. What a great domain name! I love the logo and the idea behind this site!! Excellent work! Great layout and an excellent way to portray wealthy affiliate! Much better to obtain a second INCOME rather than working your fingers to the bone. Thanks for a great site Dominic. I will be back to check out more of the scams section.

    • Thanks a lot Paul! In this day and age, with the rising cost of living and constant inflation, it is a good idea to find a second income to ease our financial burden and commitment.

  3. Hi there,
    I have been looking online for options for a second job ( to earn that little bit extra every month ) but I’m very confused at what to actually go for. I’ve read so many horror stories on people losing money through scams I’m too scared to commit to anything.
    You mention a recommendation near the end of your article – would you say this is a totally safe option to earn online?

    • Hi Chris, I know. The net is a hotbed for scams and I was a victim before too. But with Wealthy Affiliate, you can be assure of the best online marketing training program with a big community that is so supportive and knowlegable. If you have any doubts at all, you can start with the free starter program first and experience yourself before you decided. No obligation at all.

  4. Hi Dominic, I like your article! It’s hard for people to get around with a primary income, so many need to take on secondary jobs. Working late in the evenings after your primary job is no fun. I would love to replace all that with an online business so I’m working on this. Hoping that within one year I’ll be able to quit my 9 to 5 job and have freedom 🙂

    • Hi Jurgen, keep on working and improving your online business. Always learn and open your mind to new ideas as the technology and internet world is constantly changing and evolving. Wealthy Affiliate will be able to guide you along the way the best they can and support from its great online community.

  5. Hi, WA colleague 🙂
    We are all here to find something legit and really working…
    I found really good info on your website, I will make sure I will read it A-Z.
    How long have you been in online business?
    Added to favourites, will be coming back often. Keep up good job.

    • Hi there Marcel, it is great to see a fellow WA colleague here at my website as well 🙂 Like you said, we came to WA to find something to do legitimately in the online world. I am really happy to know that you can find some info that you deem as good. I have only being in the online business about a year plus, but fastest and best learning curve is when I first started with WA. What an awesome program they have and what a blessing it has been since. Thanks for the support Marcel!

  6. Catchy name! Nice logo and banner on the front page. I love the “cartoon” look.
    Thanks for the info on affillorama – I will stay away from that one.
    I am having some success with the other program that you mentioned Wealthy Affiliate – I also live love the ease of use with their program. Very comprehensive.

  7. Hi, thanks for sharing this article with us. You have some great information here. I have been working online for some time from home and would love to do it full time. The work isn’t always easy and sometimes it can be long hours, but it certainly beats doing a normal J.O.B!
    Do you have any tips for someone like myself who would like to go full time working from home?

    • Hi Andrew, you are certainly most welcome. Thank you for visiting my site as well

      It is great to hear that you have already been working online for some time at home. Keep on working Andrew and don’t give up. Learn and experiment new things everyday, the only way we can improve and succeed in life. Currently, I am working on a part time basis and also working an online business part time as well.

      I would advise you to work on your online business part time, but treat it like a real business. Only go full time as an online marketer once your income is on par or more from your previous job, and you have to have a lot of confident in your ability. That is the route that I am doing currently as well.

      All the best Andew!

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