5 Easy Ways To Make Extra Cash This Summer
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5 Easy Ways To Make Extra Cash This Summer

We've all been short a bit. Before you sell your soul, try a few other options.

5 Easy Ways To Make Extra Cash This Summer

What’s the one thing we could all use more of, but never seem to have enough of? You guessed it – cash. We all know how it is – at the last minute, at the end of the month, you’re tight on cash. Been there, done that. Believe it or not, there are a few easy tasks you can do to earn a few extra bucks that don’t involve running to Mom and Dad to loan you rent money. Try a few easy ways to gather some extra cash.

1. Donate Plasma

If you aren’t intimidated by needles, donating the plasma from your blood just a few times a month can earn you an extra $400 a month. CSL Plasma, for example, is a donation center that has several locations in Northeast Ohio.

2. Use Apps To Sell Your Electronics

Apps like Decluttr and Second Spin buy used CD’s, Blue-Rays, and DVDs.All you need to do is enter in the barcode, and an offer will be made. If you take them up on said offer, they’ll e-mail you a shipping label, and BOOM! Extra cash.

3. Offer A Tutoring Service

If you’re skilled in a certain subject, you can offer tutoring in a local school system of a local library and charge a small fee. An easy way to make extra cash and also help someone excel in school.

4. Take Online Surveys

Some sites will pay you to take online surveys and watch promotional videos. They usually don’t take longer than 20 minutes. Try sites like SwagBucks and Inbox Dollars, and they'll reward you with gift cards.

5. Sell Your Gently Used Items

There are plenty of options when it comes to selling your gently used items. Stores like Plato’s Closet and Clothes Mentor will buy your gently used clothing. Used books, especially college textbooks, can be sold to online book distributors like Cash4Books and Book Scouter. For any other odds and ends, Marketplace on Facebook has branches in several different communities that allows local people to sell their used items. It’s basically like a thrift store on Facebook.

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