GTA 5: 12 Ways to Make Easy Money (list)

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Before we get started, let us get one thing straight. This is a just for fun page to help you get a few laughs and possibly some useful information. This is not a guide to tell you how you can make money with a video game that is over two years old.

With that in mind, let’s get started.

GTA 5 will keep you busy for many hours. You will hunt for treasure, take control of an empire, jet set, and blow stuff up. But, if you're anything like me, all this carnage can get a little expensive.

Here’s the best way to save and earn cash so you have plenty to buy the property (among other things) you want while still enjoying your game playing experience.


Early in a Property, Then Hire Los Santos' Trash Collectors.

Property value in Los Santos fluctuates fairly regularly. As you buy and sell you'll notice that the price of a property on any given day can be substantially different than the price of a property a day later.

To gain the best return on investment, you want to wait until the property's value is in your favor, then purchase property when you can reap the greatest return.

In addition to selling any items you find in the trash or your inventory, you can also sell property for an impressive sum of money. There are many neighborhoods in the city you can invest in. The more expensive the homes, the more green you'll get.

If you want to buy a property, do it safely. Don't over-extend yourself – slowly acquire properties and pay off your debt before you move onto a larger purchase. If you completely max out your credit limit, you will not be able to make any major purchases. You'll also want to consider the property's location and the amount of time you plan to invest in it.


How to Make Money

Assassinations are a great way to make cash, but they also have a low rate of success. The more you practice, the more money you make. Also, it’s important to level up your ammo skills and outfit to help your chances of success. Here’s how to make easy money as a hitman:

You can find missions by either going to the contract broker (located in Los Santos) or by searching between 8 p.m. and 5 a.m. The assassination missions are the best money makers, so those are always good to complete.

The more difficult the mission, the more money you make. You also earn a small sum of cash even when you fail the mission. You can become a hitman with some practice, giving you the capacity to make easy money with Assassinations.

Although going up against gangsters may not seem like a good choice for an easy money maker, there is no better place to find contract missions than the group known as the Maibatsu Corporation.

Stop Dying

Start Cashing: How to Get More Loot

GTA 5 is not just about the story. Stand-out in a good way with a well-equipped character and money is no object in the violent video game universe. To get more of it, you just need to know what to do and that’s why we created this list – the 12 Best Ways to get Easy Money in GTA 5.

When you control three characters and commit to the city life (including off-hours), the garage is your home. For starters, upgrade your apartment to expand your inventory. Aside from the obvious things you need, like a bed for health and mayhem recovery, and other essentials like a shower, there’s plenty to get. From a large wardrobe and kitchen, to a workbench for creating deadly weapons, your crib should be decked out.

Your next call should be to your crew. You have to ask Franklin for a free place to store them. That will open up spaces for the Maze Bank West, 24/7, and Suburban to store weapons, vehicles, and clothes.

Rob Stores

Robbing stores is the first thing to do when you start the game as it is easy and fast way of obtaining some extra cash. You can rob shops and convenience stores throughout the game. They are marked with a red dot on the map.

The game allows you to enter the shop and steal all the money they have on the counter. They sell their stock like clothes, jewelry, electronics, food, and alcohol.

You have several seconds to get in and out of the store, and the longer you stay, the higher the chance is that you'll get caught by the cops.

When you obtain the gold medal in the Heists mission series for your chosen crew, you will be able to rob the bank in the "Chumash" district. The vault contains a lot of money. Robbing each store you encounter will allow you to save a lot of time.

Walk with Chop

There isn’t much that Chop can’t do for you. He’s your pet dog for Pete’s sake, the four-legged best mate to any man or woman with a heart. And if you’re looking for a faithful companion who’ll watch out for you and help you earn money, Chop is the one to call. Detailed by this strategy guide, here are a few commands you can teach your furry friend, which he will then perform for money in Grand Theft Auto 5.

{1}. Activates a radar to detect nearby collectables (“Revive!”)
{2}. Collects all nearby collectables for you (“Retrieve!”)
{3}. Follows you for long distances, grabbing your attention if they find something good (“Fetch!”)
{4}. Has your back, attacking any enemies who come after you (“Guard!”)
{5}. Replenishes health (“Feed me!”)