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7 Ways to Make Quick Money in LA

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7 Ways to Make Quick Money in LA

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7 Ways to Make Quick Money in LA

It is inevitable, that there will be a time while in Los Angeles, when you will run into a crunch…

How will I pay rent this month?
I need money for gas!
Ahhh! My cell phone bill!

It is inevitable, that there will be a time while in Los Angeles, that you will run into a crunch for money. Especially, if your career is centered in the creative industry. Inconsistent paychecks and consistent bills can take a toll on the best of us. So, I decided to compile a list of ways to make quick money when strapped for cash in LA.

Note: These are ways to make quick money in LA. I would not treat them as a steady source of income but instead to help you get out of a tight situation.

  • Craigslist Gigs– Do you see anything you may be able to perform? There are thousands of gigs listed here on a weekly basis. From a extra in a movie to a bartender at a special event in the Hollywood Hills. They have it all
  • Ultimate Staffing– This is where I landed my first gig in LA. My first assignment was working on the studio lots of 20th Century Fox. It was an awesome experience.
  • Ad Personnel/VNH Staffing– Looking for a temp job in the entertainment industry? They staff positions in all the major entertainment companies in LA such as William Morris, CAA, Sony and many others…
  • Sell your clothes– Do you have nice designer clothes that you don’t wear anymore? Companies like  Buffalo Exchange and Crossroads Trading Co. offer to buy your clothes at a reasonable price.

Justin

Justin Resarieo is a creative entrepreneur and graduate of The University of Alabama. He has lived in LA for 10 years and enjoys the weather, creativity, and opportunity the city offers.

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