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Where did you find money when you were flat broke?


Asked by SweetLuci at 4:39 PM on Feb. 19, 2011 in Money & Work

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  • We'd just wait until the next payday. If we ever needed help with a large, unexpected bill, such as medical or a car repair, I am fortunate enough to have parents that have helped out if I really needed it.


    Answer by KairisMama at 8:18 PM on Feb. 19, 2011

  • Paychecks, pawn shops, family, title loans, cash in retirement, taxes, student loans, donating plasma...blah blah. I have been there...quite often.

    Answer by ashisamom at 4:41 PM on Feb. 19, 2011

  • getting loans on my husbands stuff at the pawn shop or selling my stuff at consignment stores and if a bill needs paying and I'm broke I ask my sister for a loan and pay her back in small installments

    Answer by togo90210 at 4:52 PM on Feb. 19, 2011

  • Never take out a loan, never use a credit card and never, ever borrow money from friends or family.

    If you are flat broke, try going through everything in your home, and selling everything that you either don't need, don't use or don't want. Do not sell anything that means a lot to you, like an un-replaceable family heirloom. Check your closet for clothing you can't wear, shoes that don't fit or toys your kids never play with. Put everything on Ebay or Craigslist for cheap. Sell jewelry you don't like, take books to a local bookstore, if you have been in college recently, check online to see if your textbooks are worth anything.

    If you do all that and still need money, sell plasma.

    If you have a car payment, get rid of that car and get something cheaper, one without a payment book.

    Answer by SnapdragonSMT at 2:33 PM on Feb. 20, 2011

  • My next paycheck.

    Answer by louise2 at 4:40 PM on Feb. 19, 2011

  • You rob Peter to pay Paul!! LOL!

    Answer by Cindy18 at 4:40 PM on Feb. 19, 2011

  • Work

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:41 PM on Feb. 19, 2011

  • My arse!

    Answer by tiddliwinks at 4:44 PM on Feb. 19, 2011

  • Got a second job

    Answer by Namaste17 at 4:48 PM on Feb. 19, 2011

  • I started selling my 14K jewelry on eBay

    Answer by elizabr at 5:51 PM on Feb. 19, 2011