3 Ways To Make Extra Cash Quickly

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Do you need to come up with some extra cash quickly? If so, here are a few different ideas that you may want to consider. 

1. Have A Yard Sale 

Having a yard sale is an excellent way to make some extra cash fast. Another advantage of having a yard sale is that it helps get rid of excess clutter in your home.

If the end of your yard sale is fast approaching and you still have a lot of items left, offer to let people stuff plastic grocery bags with items for one low price. Doing this can help encourage people to buy items from you. It will also make it less likely that you will have to haul a bunch of stuff back inside your house once your sale is done. 

2. Sign Up With A Temp Agency 

Signing up with temp agencies in your area is also a great way to make some extra cash. They are almost always hiring on behalf of various employers in your area, so your chances of being able to find work through them are pretty good.

Make sure to dress professionally and look well groomed when you show up for your interview. You should also be sure to bring a few copies of your resume with you.

It's very important that you show up to the temp agency interview on time. If you're late by even just a few minutes then it's very unlikely that they will recommend you to any of the employers that they represent. 

3. Offer To Babysit 

Do you love spending time with children? If so, then offering babysitting services to parents in your area can be a really good way to make some extra money.

One easy way to find potential customers is to post messages on your social media websites letting everyone on your friends list know that you are available to babysit. If you haven't already taken a CPR training class, then it's definitely a good idea to do so. This will help parents feel more comfortable about leaving their children in your care since they will know that you'll be capable of handling any potential emergencies that may arise while you are babysitting. 

There's no doubt that being tight on money can be really stressful. Luckily though, trying even just one or two of these tips should go a long way in helping you to raise the extra cash that you need.


13 July 2015

tax advice for the small business owner

Tax time comes around every single year. Do you file married jointly or separately? Do you claim your property taxes and medical bills? What about a home office and the expenses for it? Were there any changes in tax laws that you should be aware of? My site is filled with advice for small business owners for tax time. You will learn how to get the most from your return and what could trigger an audit or red flag on your tax forms this year. Hopefully, what I have included on my site will help at least a few small business owners get through tax time with less stress.