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Overlooked Ways To Raise Some Money

We could all do with a little bit of extra money. And then there are some times when we could really do with some more money right now. Sometimes we’re hit with an unexpected expense. Sometimes we have a goal that requires some capital to get started. Most people think that having a slightly healthier bank balance is an unachievable goal. But actually, it’s more realistic than many people realize. If you’re motivated enough, you’ll find that there is nearly always a way to bring in a bit of extra cash. In this blog, we’re going to look at some of the more overlooked ways to boost your financial situation relatively quickly. 

Ask For a Raise

People think that salaries are set in stone. But actually, this isn’t the case. After all, salaries don’t follow a law of nature; they’re created by humans. And actually, the secret among employers is that they’re often more willing to give raises than people believe because they know that it’s cheaper to give a raise rather than run the risk of losing an employee and having to hire someone else. So if you’ve been in your job for a while and you know you’re doing well, approach your boss. Just by asking, you could be earning an extra 5 – 10% each month. 

Sell Your Skills

Do you have a skill that you’ve been working on for years? If so, then you could find that there are people who are willing to pay you to teach them how to acquire that skill. Let’s say, for example, that you speak a foreign language or know how to play an instrument. If you have some free time, you could offer lessons to others in exchange for money. It’s unlikely that you’ll make massive amounts of money this way, but it could be a nice top-up for your current salary — plus, you might have fun giving the lessons!

What’s Around The House?

We all have a habit of acquiring more stuff than we really need. And while overspending can drain your bank balance, it can also provide an income later on down the line. It’s worthwhile taking a look at what you have around the house that you could sell. Do you have an old mobile phone, for example? You could sell that pretty quickly. There’s no shortage of things you can sell. If you have an unused car, for example, then you could search for ‘where can I sell car parts for cash near me’ and get money for something that you’re no longer using. So take a look at what you have, and begin selling!

Rent Out a Room 

Finally, what about renting out a room at your property? This can bring in a fair amount of money, especially if you live in an area where housing is in high demand. Plus, it can be enjoyable. Just be sure to choose a tenant with who you know you’ll be able to get along well, and it’ll be fine. 


Edel Alon
Edel Alonhttp://edelalon.com
Edel-Ryan Alon is a starving musician, failed artist, connoisseur of fine foods, aspiring entrepreneur, husband, father of two, geek by day, cook by night, and an all around great guy.


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