Christmas is fast approaching and that means you’ll be spending more money than usual to purchase gifts for your friends and family members. This can be a difficult time of year for some people. If you don’t have the extra money to spend, but you want to make the purchases, you may find yourself using a credit card for your gifts.
This is not a good thing because you have to pay the bill later and that may be difficult. If you find yourself in this situation, you should consider finding a way to make extra money so you don’t have to put your purchases on a credit card.
Here are a few suggestions that will give you an idea of ways to make a little extra cash for the holiday season. These are options that would take you away from your family, but you’d have the extra money on a regular basis and you won’t have to wait too long to receive it.
1. A second job
2. Increase your hours at work
3. Yard work
4. Paper route
Here are a few options that will help you get the extra money you need, but it might take a month or so to receive your money.
1. Affiliate marketing
2. Have a sale on your products or services
3. Online or offline parties
4. Start a new business
The first set of ideas are ones that will help you get the money quickly, but you’ll find it may be hard on you due to your family commitments. The second set of ideas will keep you at home more often, but it may take a little bit to receive your money. The second set of ideas may take a little while to build, but you’ll have a nice income once you get it going.
These suggestions will work no matter what time of year it is and what you need the money for. They’ll work if you want to go on vacation, purchase a new wardrobe, or send your child to a summer camp.
Instead of a credit card Christmas, when you use these suggestions, you’ll have the money you need to pay cash for your gifts and not have the stress that comes after the holiday season is over and the credit card bills start coming in. Once the holiday season is over you may want to keep the money coming in so you have the ability to pay off other bills or do things you weren’t able to do before.
Corrie Petersen runs a success Virtual Assistant business. She enjoys helping her clients have more time to spend with their families. If you’re ready to create more time for your family, visit her site at www.virtualfreedom4you.com.