"Night three: Saturday night, dinner at a decent restaurant, nothing super fancy. You get a glass of wine while you're waiting for your table ($10), then split a bottle over dinner ($18 each). Your total: $28.
"Combined, that's $107 on alcohol in one week. Obviously some weeks may be more and some less, but this seems like a reasonable average. That's $5,564. On booze. In one. Year. Excuse me while I go re-evaluate some life choices.”
Airbnb your apartment
Amount earned per year: $2,000 on average if you rent your place for two weeks out of the year
“Despite their persistent PR campaigns, this remains kinda-sorta-no-but-really-technically illegal. That said, there’s good money to be made renting out your place when you’re not here, and your super probably won’t get wise if your ‘friends from out of town’ come visit occasionally,” says Brown. “A week-long rental could easily put $1,000 in your pocket, and there are even servers like Happy Host that, for a small cut, will handle all the logistics for you.”