The need for quick cash is something that happens to just about every consumer or resident. Emergencies still arise even for the best-prepared budgeters. The following are six tips you can use if you need to get cash fast.

1. Pawn Shops
Pawn shops can provide you with cash for your items in less than an hour. Pawn shops are amazing because they do not force you to sell your personal items. They give you the right to come back and reclaim your jewelry, electronics, furniture, gaming systems and such items if you so desire. All you have to do is pay a little interest when you return. They only resell the items if you do not return.

2. Auction Sales
You can get fast cash from online auction sales on sites such as eBay and You can sell an item that you no longer want if you don’t mind waiting to receive payment. You can get the cash in less than one week if you have experience selling items.

3. Yard Sales
A yard sale is a front-lawn sale of all the household items that you no longer desire. A yard sale can get you some extra cash, but it may not be a large amount. Setting up a yard sale is easy, and you can set the price of all your goods to any price you desire. Make sure to market the sale properly so that people know when it’s going on.

4. Collateral Loans
Collateral loans are loans that go against items that you own such as your home or your vehicle. Vehicle collateral loans are loans that you can receive quickly. You should always research the lender and find out all the information you can before you sign a contract for such a loan. Shops like Sol’s Jewelry & Loan offer collateral loans for jewelry if you have it.

5. Classified Ads
Free classified ads are a great way to get quick cash for items that you have around the house. All you need to do is list them and give prospective buyers your contact number. You can meet the prospective buyers anywhere you like.

6. Odd Jobs
Odd jobs such as babysitting, yard raking, lawn mowing and snow shoveling can help you get the quick cash that you need. All you need to do is ask prospective customers if you can help them.
The previously mentioned ideas should help you to gather the funds that you need for your emergency. You may even come up with some additional ideas from these ideas.

Author's Bio: 

Dixie Somers is a freelance writer and blogger for business, home, and family niches. Dixie lives in Phoenix, Arizona, and is the proud mother of three beautiful girls and wife to a wonderful husband.