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Perhaps you had a flat tire that needs replaced, or your paycheck was short and you just can't make that bill today. Whatever the reason, we have all had a day where extra cash would come in handy. Here are some great Ways To Earn $100 Today that are sure to come in handy. While not all will give you exactly $100, the combination can give you some great flexibility and add to your budget.
10 Ways To Earn $100 Today
Donate Plasma: This one almost always tops the list as it is something most healthy adults can do in just an hour or less. Check your local donation banks and go in for the hour to donate plasma. This often pays anywhere from $20-$60 depending on current need.
Sell On Craigslist Or Local Swap Shops: Your junk may be someone else's treasure. If you have gently used brand name clothing, electronics or kids games and toys don't hesitate to post them on Craigslist or a local swap shop site to sell fast. Price well and they will disappear and cash will appear.
Re-Sell: Kind of the same concept above but take a few dollars and stroll through the local thrift store and do some research on what you find you might find some killer deals to resell! At a recent trip the couple in front of me found a complete set of 12 settings of china with a name mark on great condition. They paid $50 for it all and they said they expected to sell it on eBay for over $300! PLUS buyer pays shipping! They didn't just make $100 they made $250!
Turn In Aluminum Cans For Recycling: If you collect aluminum cans now is the time to turn them in for cash. 2-3 large garbage bags can usually bring in $10-$15.
Babysit Kids: Offer up your babysitting services for a few hours to help earn some quick cash. Many people need last minute babysitters.
Do A Day Labor Job: Many local unemployment offices will also have an area you can show up each morning to do day labor for local contractors. This often pays cash at the end of the day. It will be hard work, but quick and easy money when you need it.
User Your Photography Skills: Do you have a great camera and some editing skills? Volunteer to photograph people in your community and do a fun family portrait for a fee. Make sure you have good examples of your work to show.
Pet Sit or Pet Walk: Lots of people need someone to take their dogs for a walk or sit with their pets when out of town. Pet sitting and dog walking can be a great way to earn quick and fast cash when needed.
InstaGC: This is my most ‘unconventional' way to earn $100 today. InstaGC (Instant Gift Card) is a free site I use monthly. I have mentioned it in my How I Earn $210 a Month in Amazon Gift Cards Post. InstaGC is free to join you can sign up and start working right away, watch videos, do surveys and tasks, do offers, visit websites, search the web and even participate in competition and then cash out instantly! They pay with gift cards like Amazon and Target (and MANY more) you can do direct deposit or Paypal each will take about 24 – 48 hours.
Get A Payday Loan: This one isn't suggested by most, but if all else fails and you need that advance you can check into a local payday loan place. Remember the fees can cause an ongoing fund issue, so make sure this is something you can afford to pay back and not need again. I want to state that is should be used only as an emergency option and I recommend trying everything else first.
Don't stress over that bill. These ways to earn $100 today are sure to pad your pockets while being convenient and easy. Always remember to think outside the box to come up with great ways to earn extra money here and there.
I also want to point out one of my favorite ways to make money at home is via blogging! See what you need to know to get started blogging.
I am a mom to 5 kids, homeschool mom, blogger, social media junkie, Frugalista, Book Worm, and Closet Want-to-be Chef. We are a Roadschool family (homeschooling on the road while traveling fulltime).
I grew up learning ways to save from my mom and grandma. I started my own coupon journey when my first child was born in 2009 and started the blog on 2010 when baby #2 was born to share my tips with everyone who kept asking about how I was getting diapers for $1 a pack!
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