This happens to all of us – the car breaks down, a sudden medical crisis, unexpected bills to pay, the kid declares she simply must have that new toy for her birthday… and you are a bit short of cash. You cannot wait till the end of the month, the payday. You need money here and now. So what do you do?
According to the findings of a Bankrate poll, more than 50% of Americans don’t have enough emergency savings that can cover even a minor cash need, as little as $500. The poll disclosed that just about 38% Americans had enough cash they could access easily in an emergency.
So where do you turn to if you require cash to cover an emergency? Thankfully, there are some ways to get the money quickly, even if you don’t have it at this time.
You can always take a loan to raise the money you need. This will always be an option, but deciding to walk this path, first see whether you can raise the cash in any other way. Here are some quick ways you can raise cash in an emergency.
1. Sell Your Stuff Online