If you’re having trouble making ends meet, consumer expert Andrea Woroch offers the following tips to generate extra funds.
The 2012 presidential election is just around the corner, but there is still time to join a campaign; show your support and make a few bucks. But be warned, life on a campaign is tough and expect long hours with very little sleep.
Inventory your wallet and look for any leftover or unwanted gift cards--there are websites that will buy them for nearly full value.
If mom and dad are willing to take you back, not having to cover rent, utilities and food can really beef up your wallet. Just don’t make the situation permanent, and be sure to help around the house and make any financial contributions you can afford.
Most people dread getting a jury summons, but if you don’t have a job, it can be an easy way to pick up a few bucks. Website eJury.com gives you the chance to volunteer to give fellow citizens their right to a trial by their peers and get paid at the same time.
If you are athletically inclined or just looking to relive the glory days of high school, sports leagues are often looking for referees and coaches. The pay isn’t spectacular, but you get the added bonus of physical activity.
Take a look in your closet and identify clothes you no longer wear or fit, thrift stores and online retailers will buy your duds for cold-hard cash.
Cutting the lawn and walking the dog isn’t just for kids, neighbors might be more inclined to trust older adults to handle their pets and lawn care
Whether you are unemployed, underemployed or anywhere in between, here are easy ways to pad your bank account with some extra dough.