What credit crunch? Here are 17 ways to get your mitts on some money, ranked from best to worst.
Pros: Duh - this is what an emergency fund is for. And with most cash investments yielding less than inflation, you won't be missing much.
Cons: Draining it leaves you unprepared for the next crisis. So start building that cash cushion back up ASAP.
NEXT: Sell some investments