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Retirees Are Earning Up to $20,000 Per Month With One Fully Remote Side Hustle Quitting your day job doesn't mean you can't have an additional — and extremely lucrative — income stream.

By Amanda Breen Edited by Jessica Thomas

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Retirement doesn't mean you have to stop earning altogether — in fact, it could allow you to make more money than ever before.

Side hustles can be an effective way to supplement income from Social Security or investment accounts. Twenty-one percent of Baby Boomers (age 58-76) work a side gig with a median income of $500 per month, per a 2022 Bankrate survey.

One especially lucrative side hustle for semi- and fully retired people? Answering questions on professional help platform JustAnswer. These experts make an average of $2,000 to $7,000 per month — with the biggest earners hitting figures as high as $20,000 per month, according to the company.

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