Babysitting is a very easy to make some extra cash when you are in need. If you have a young neighbor or young brother or sister you can probably make about $15 an hour to watch them for short periods of time. Offer to watch your friends kids so they can go out on a date, it is fairly easy to find a kid who needs a babysitter.
- Return Past Purchases
Recently bought some electronic or got a crappy gift and still have the receipt? There’s a good chance that you can take the product back to the store you purchased it at and get that money back for yourself. A very easy way to get some extra cash for yourself.
- Recycle Scrap Metal
Have a car? You can go around your town during trash day and take scrap metal from people’s trash, like copper piping, and sell the metals to scrap metal yards. A very easy way to make some cash today and it offers a great opportunity to make a lot of it.
- Sell Roadside Items
You can buy a $5 30 pack of water and sell the bottles for a dollar a piece on hot days. It is a quick and easy way to make an extra buck for those desperate times. While it may be embarrassing, chances are you can sell a few packs of water in under an hour, making you a lot of cash.
- Make Things to Sell
If you are crafty you can make your own business and sell things such as t-shirts, soaps or perfumes. You can sell your product on websites like Etsy and make a lot of money for yourself.