You can spend a lot of time working on websites to make money from Adsense and maybe get a few hundred bucks every month for awhile with no work. That's all good but I want cash now and lots of it.

Look at this guys posts:
Affiliate Marketing Results: December 2008 | Richard Bonner
Affiliate Marketing Results: January 2009 | Richard Bonner

He increased his profit by over 800% in one month! I'm glad I do affiliate marketing.