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How To Get More Money When You Need It

Posted on January 15, 2017 by Daniel at 8:25 pm

It’s definitely difficult to live without money. Clothing costs money, food costs money, having a home costs money, and pretty much everything you need and want costs money. It doesn’t matter what you need money for, you need it. So how can you make more when you need more?

There are plenty of ways to make money, some of them more conventional than others. The internet has really opened up a lot of new and creative ways for people to earn a living nontraditionally. If you’re in need of money, for whatever reason, here are a few options for you.

Personal Loans

If you have decent credit you can probably get a personal loan that will cover your monetary needs. Even if you have bad credit, and you want money to fix that bad credit, there are loan options for you. You may need to have a plan for exactly what it is you need the loan for, and there may be different loan options depending on how much money you need.

Credit Card Usage

If you need a smaller amount of money quick you can always put it on credit. There are options in credit cards out there for everyone, no matter how stinky your credit is. You may pay more in interest, and even have an annual fee if you have poor credit, but the card may also help you increase your credit.

You might even want to look into store credit if there is a particular store that has the things you need money for (like getting a Walmart or BestBuy Credit Card so you can invest in a new laptop for your online work).

Second Income

Speaking of online work, you could make some spare cash online. There are all sorts of ways to do this, from getting an actual online job as a content writer or service representative to taking online surveys for fun. Do some research and find a side gig that works for you.

Have A Sale

You could have a yard sale, or even sell stuff online. You can sell used stuff, new stuff, or sell things that you’ve made yourself. Do a little research and find the right site for what you have to get rid of.

If you decide to have a yard sale make sure you advertise it and have plenty of signage. The more you market it the more people will stop by and buy your stuff.

Free Crowdfunding

You can also try your hand at crowdfunding. It’s free to set up, and the companies that run these sites will only take a cut when you get donations. Do a little research to find the sites that cater best to what you need money for. Some work best with people wanting to launch small businesses, while others are more catered to individuals looking for help with medical bills or other personal things.

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