It’s no secret that we can all struggle with money from time to time and finding ways to build up the funds we need in a short space of time can cause more stress than we might think. While same day loans are available in an immediate financial emergency, for a little extra cash when it’s needed, you’ll need to find an alternate method – and we’ve got a few to get you started below.
In recent years, the internet has been becoming more and more visual. From Snapchat to Instagram, through to Facebook’s penchant for videos and images, we’re easily being drawn into an internet experience surrounded entirely by images – but this is a money making opportunity you can’t miss. While more and more people want to use photos, not everyone has the skills to take good ones. If you’re a dab hand at snapping photos and you have a smartphone or camera to do just that, you can create a pile of stock photos to upload and sell to willing buyers. Every time the photo is used, you’ll get commission too!
Sell Or Rent Your Clothes
We all have those clothing items we don’t wear, but we really don’t have the heart to throw away. Whether it’s the prom dress you haven’t worn since the big night, or a designer piece that you only bought for that one event you went to, it could be time to list it on online and let someone else enjoy its beauty. If you really can’t bear to part with it, but need extra cash, you could opt for renting it out rather than selling it. It’ll be more of a ‘see you soon’ than a ‘goodbye’, and you’ll get to enjoy a handy amount of cash. Sites such as Style Lend allow you to rent out clothing, shoes, accessories and bags, so if you have those expensive, designer pieces hanging about in your wardrobe, it could be time to try it out!
Rent Out Your Unused Space
Bedrooms, gardens, garages and driveways can all be listed and rented out for a little extra cash, and it can be incredibly simple to do so! AirBnB are always looking for new locations, and travellers are always looking for cheaper alternatives to hotels, or you could opt for renting out your spare driveway space to a commuter looking for a cost-effective place to park for work. What’s more, you could rent out your garden space as allotments, or even for someone looking to pitch up a tent as part of the Gamping.com service.
Become A Driver
If you have some spare time on your hands, you could apply to be an Uber driver or a Deliveroo member. With Uber, you’ll need to make sure that it is currently allowed in your location, but if you can get in and submit an application, you’ll run through a few checks and be well on your way to working part time on the side as flexibly as you like. Deliveroo is a delivery service which holds the same flexibility and you don’t even need a car. Hop on a bike and you’ll be ready and raring to pick up orders from restaurants and deliver them, all while setting your own hours.
Making money doesn’t always have to mean putting in extra hours at work are starting that nerve-wracking pay rise conversation with your boss. Through renting out spaces, selling things you don’t need or taking on a part time job, you could be raking in the extra cash for when you need it in no time.