Find $285 Under the Couch
We've found eight easy ways to pick up extra cash, from high tech to old school.
Take a Break from Your Favorite Show: $8
Netflix lets you pause your membership at any time, whether it's because you're taking a trip or you're racing to finish your book club book and need to stop watching Downton Abbey. During the time off, you won't be billed at all, and you can set the reactivation date to be anywhere from 7 to 90 days later (and you can still access the site to read reviews and get movie and TV show suggestions).