5 ways to make money if you’re unemployed.

5 ways to make money if you’re unemployed.

There can often be a bit of time in between searching for a job and being offered one. If you need money quick then that can be a stressful situation, however there are other ways you can make money in the meantime.

Here are five ideas that you can try out.

Become a Mystery shopper

Mystery shopping could be a good way to make money. You will be paid to review restaurants, customer service in shops and hotels. This is a fun and easy way to earn some cash and is great for fitting around family life. For a full list of pros and cons and for information on the best companies to use, take a look at this web post I put together.

Rent out things you don’t use

It’s not only spare rooms that can be rented out. Do you have a spare car parking space that you don’t use? Well somebody somewhere will probably pay money to use it. Especially if you live close to a city center. Read my guide on renting out your car parking space. 

Take surveys

There may not be huge amounts of money to be made in taking surveys, however, they can be good for a quick fix or even for earning vouchers which always come in handy. There are a lot of scams out there which claim to give you huge amounts of money  for completing online surveys. If it sounds too good to be true then it probably is. Crowdology and MySrvey are both good sites to use.

Make money from unwanted Christmas gifts 

If you’ve received lots of things for Christmas that you’ll probably never read, use or play with then don’t just let them gather dust, make money from them! And there’s more ways to do that than just shotting them all on eBay. Take a look at my guide for making money from unwanted Christmas presents. 

Retrieve your lost money

This may sound like a strange one, but thousands of people have money lying about in dormant accounts that they don’t even know about.Lots of us will of had accounts opened for us as children, lost the details of an account after moving home or perhaps even inherited the money in an account as a beneficiary of a will. You can use www.mylostaccount.org.uk to search for dormant accounts. You never know! Worth a try.

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