If you're running on fumes, financially speaking, but you have some money coming your way soon, consider pawning something of value to borrow fast cash. Of course, to get those items back you'll need to pay back the loan with interest. If you don't pay it back in time, that you'll lose the item. If it's really something that has a lot of intrinsic value to you, don't do it. But if it's something that doesn't, you can certainly consider it depending on your situation.
I just pulled in $500 the other day by signing up for an American Express card for my wife, and a Chase Ink card for my business. I’m planning a trip and we are paying for it all by using the sign-up offers. There are also no annual fees on these cards. So I recommend taking advantage of a few signups offers and you’ll easily make $100 (if you qualify).
Hi Helena, You might also want to spend some time on Anna’s site checking out all the different categories. She has lots of great information and ideas. One thing she has said is that you can look for jobs on some jobs sites. I have been looking on Indeed for jobs and found two yesterday. I was contacted by both of them very shortly after filling out applications and I am going through the hiring process for both. One thing though I have found with Indeed is that you really have to spend time searching to find the jobs. In other words don’t just think “work from home” or “work at home.” Try different job names you might be interested in like customer service, email support, etc. Sometimes you find better jobs this way. Good luck! 🙂
Wayfair – I have seen email only customer support positions open here, but they are location specific. It is listed as email sales and support when it's open. The positions listed for that now appear to not be home-based and will also involve phone calls, but I have seen a work at home, email only job posted by this company before, so you may want to keep tabs on their careers page.
Become a babysitter if you are good with children. There are websites that will connect you with people who need a babysitter. To get hired by people who do not know you, it will help to pass a CPR class, or to have a special talent or expertise for entertaining children. However, you might be able to make money more quickly just by babysitting for people you know, or by having friends refer you to others who need a babysitter.