Your old reliable car finally conked out on you. You’ve got an important business meeting to get to in a few days and you have to take your kids to all of their activities. To make matters worse, you’re in the famine cycle of the feast or famine cycle that many small business owners operate under. Read on for more information about how to raise funds for something you want to buy.
Have an online yard sale.
I’m sure you have heard the saying, “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure.” You are probably sitting on a gold mine and don’t even know it. Go through your closet and pull out all of the clothes you and your kids don’t or can’t wear. Pull out all of the movies you or your kids have grown tired of watching. You can sell these things on Craigslist or on Ebay to make the money you need to buy something new.
Get a personal loan from a bank.
A bit more drastic but you could also get a personal loan from a bank. You usually just have to have a decent credit score and some way for the bank to get the money to you. Different banks have different rules, so you have to check with the bank. Clydesdale bank would be a good one to start with.
Use a crowdfunding site to raise funds.
There are also sites that use the power of social media to help you raise money. These are called crowdfunding sites. You can just set up a profile, explain what you need and start sharing on your social media profiles. It also helps if you ask your friends to help you spread the word about your campaign.
It can be a challenge to raise money to buy something when you are short on cash. There are a few ways you can get money quickly. You can get the money you need to get what you want. It will just take some ingenuity and some hard work.