5 ways to make a few extra bucks

first_img 121SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr,John Pettit John Pettit is the Managing Editor for CUInsight.com. John manages the content on the site, including current news, editorial, press releases, jobs and events. He keeps the credit union … Web: www.cuinsight.com Details 1. Keep your changeI know this sounds like common sense, but whoever invented the piggy bank is a true genius. Putting money in a container and not touching it is a great way to save for something. You need an extra $100 bucks for an event next month? Start putting away your spare change now and by the time that day arrives, you’ll be ready to go. The best part is, you find the money without having to budget it.2. Take some surveysI know we’ve all probably heard this idea before, but most of us have never done it. Taking surveys online or down at the mall may not seem like the best way to spend an hour or two, but it can put a few extra bucks in your pocket. Check out http://www.makemoneytakingsurveys.com/ to find some easy ways to make $25-$50 bucks a day.3. Sell some stuffPeople love yard sales. It’s a great way to get something you need at a great price. That being said, you probably won’t get rich from having one, but you can definitely make $50-$100, depending on what you’re ready and willing to sell. Willing to part with something expensive? Put it on Craig’s List and see what happens.4. Mow some grassIf you have neighbors that don’t enjoy doing yard work, this one could really pay off. All you need is a push mower and some gas. Spend part of your Saturday mowing lawns and you could easily raise an extra hundred bucks every weekend. Nobody likes getting out in the heat of the summer, so take advantage.5. Deliver some stuffLike taking road trips? Did you know you can actually make money while you’re driving to your vacation destination? Check out Roadie, a service that will pay you to deliver packages on your way to where you’re going.last_img read more

Afghans Ring Warning Bell, But Will Pakistan Repeat History

first_imgBristol: When Afghanistan got past Pakistan by three wickets on Friday, it looked like an upset. But come the World Cup, this could be the norm when the ever diminishing fine line between minnows and heavyweights could further whittle down.Yet, just like every dark cloud has a silver lining, Pakistan too can take solace from the loss. In 1992, the Imran Khan-led team lost to then pushovers Sri Lanka in a World Cup warm-up game and the rest as they say is history. Whether history repeats itself is still to be seen, but from the initial tryst, it looks highly unlikely that this team which lacks balance is going to go the distance.After the 4-0 drubbing at the hands of hot favourites England, Pakistan were desperate to get their house in order. A fast improving Afghanistan team was never going to be easy, but when Sarfaraz Ahmed called right and decided to bat first, not many would have thought that their opponents would have a stroll in the park by the end of the match.The highly rated Babar Azam was the only shining light for Pakistan as he notched up his third hundred of the month, a 108-ball 112 laced with 10 fours.Afghanistan were poor in the field, but Pakistan batsmen still failed to make the most of it as the likes of Imam-Ul-Haq, Fakhar Zaman and skipper Sarfraz gave a poor account of themselves. With the ball, the usual suspects in Rashid Khan (2/27 in 9 overs) and Mohammad Nabi (3/46 in 10 overs) did the damage.Pakistan then came up against Hazratullah Zazai, who struck a 28-ball 49 in the first Powerplay. From then on, the required run rate was always in control, and in Hashmatullah Shahidi, Afghanistan had a batsman with the temperament to see his side through, finishing unbeaten on 74.Afghanistan’s maturity could ring warning bells for other sides too in a World Cup format where every team plays the other.India coach Ravi Shastri and skipper Virat Kohli had said before leaving for the UK that they are a far better side than what they were four years back, and now every team will know they cannot let their guard drop even for once against the Afghans. IANSAlso Read: SPORTS NEWSlast_img read more