When times are tough and you need some quick cash we’ve got you covered. These quick cash ideas are split into three sections, 24hrs, 2-3 days and 1+ week.
In total we’ve got 40 quick cash ideas on this list and it’s growing every day. Whatever your need we’ve got a way for you to get some quick cash now.
Sell things in your house. Sell things in your buddies house (that’s a joke). My wife and I made +$1,000 clearing out junk before our first baby arrived. Of that $500 came in the first day or two.
24hr Personal Loan
Personal loans normally take 2-3 days but some places can get you cash in ~24hrs. Avant offers loans from $1k-$35k with interest rates between 9.95%-36%. Funds are deposited as soon as the next business day.
Cash In Old Gift Cards
Find old gift cards lying around (most people have them). Sell for cash.
Sell them to someone. Get cash. There are a few ways to sell rewards points.
Take back those empties for deposit. Offer to take the neighbours empties too.
Be careful. Getting a job from Craigslist is risky. But the benefit is quick cash.
Do odd jobs. Ask friends, family, acquaintances, strangers etc.
Advertise to your Facebook friends. Someone likely has kids they want to get away from. Babysitters make cash.
You can always get a payday loan for some quick cash. Probably not a great idea. But its an idea. Here’s how to find a cheap payday loan online.
Get one from your credit card or go online for a cash advance in 24hrs. Its better than a payday loan (but that’s not saying much). Find out more about getting a cash advance.
Its easier to get a title loan because your car is collateral. Pay it back quick otherwise they’ll repo your car. Not fun.
Terrible idea. Maybe even worse than payday loans.
Not as bad as gambling but still not a great idea.
Ask People For Cash
Ask people for money. It happens all the time. Ask friends, family or even strangers.
Sell Your Blood
Donate some blood for quick cash. Make anywhere from $25-$50 per donation.
Buy Stuff To Sell
Buy stuff on Craigslist cheap. Then resell for more money. Quick cash.
Stalk the free section of Craigslist. Find something good and then sell it for cash.
Mow lawns. Rake leaves. Shovel snow. People hate doing those things.
Dog Sit/Pet Sit
Make money. Play with dog. Win-win.
Hard to get. Especially with bad credit. Try going online to find a lender.
Line Of Credit
Again, hard to get.
Second (or Third) Mortgage
Only an option for those who own a home.
Sell Your Body
Not like that. Geez. Do medical research and get paid for selling your body.
You can do anything online, including crowdsourcing some cash.
Have Extra Hair?
Donate your hair for cash.
Have Extra Sperm?
This one is just for the guys. Donate your sperm for quick cash.
Have Extra Eggs?
One for the ladies. Donate your eggs. Its not super quick though. Lots of medical exams.
Wash and wax cars to make some cash.
No one likes to clean. Do it for them. Clean houses & get some quick cash. Get extra cash for bathrooms/tubs.
Visit a temp agency and get a temp job.
Rent Out A Room
AirBnB your empty rooms.
Room And Board
Live near a college? Offer room and board to exchange students.
Super fun. Offer guided tours of your city to backpackers. Make it unique 😉
Start A Business
Yup. Start a business for under $100. Start earning cash.
Start A Blog
Not super quick. But the extra cash can be great.
Sell stuff for other people. Try Amazon Affiliates or Commission Junction.
Teach a language. Tutor a student. Start a class online. Start a class in person.
Freelance writing, graphic design, programming, virtual assistant etc etc.
Take scrap metal to the recyclers for quick cash.
Enter contests (lots) online. Win some stuff. Sell that stuff.
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