101 ways to earn a little extra cash

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101 ways to earn a little extra cash

Post: #261513 PlainQB
Wed May 30, 2012 6:44 am

I'm after things to supliment a household income and which I can do from home. Here's what I've come up with:

1. Deliver yellow pages using my pram with my baby strapped to my front.
2. Count votes at local or national elections.
3. Work for a sex call line thingy (Mr. QB said no to this one, odd that!).
4. Sell the junk I've accumulated over the years at a car boot sale.
5. Take in ironing.

Now I'm stumped....

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Post: #261519 the.fee.fairy
Wed May 30, 2012 7:51 am

6. Offer to do odd jobs around the neighbourhood. My friend puts up cards in the newsagent saying 'Girl Friday' and then what she will do and how much she charges per hour. She does cleaning, gardening, looking after the local animals when their owners go away - all the little useful things. She charges about £7.50 an hour depending on the job.

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Post: #261547 delineator
Wed May 30, 2012 12:48 pm

7. Cancel broadband package :)

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Post: #261567 okra
Thu May 31, 2012 3:47 am

8. Sell unwanted items on E-Bay

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Post: #261586 chickenchargrill
Thu May 31, 2012 10:22 am

9. Green Metropolis for unwanted books.

10. Become a mystery shopper

11. Stooze (if you're good with money, no way is it something I'd try)

12. Online surveys

13. Recycle old mobiles, laptops etc

14. Sell your story/cute picture of pets to magazines

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Post: #261588 red
Thu May 31, 2012 10:58 am

15 get into crafts and make things to sell at craft fairs or online
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Post: #261594 yvette
Thu May 31, 2012 12:39 pm

16. If you can cook,offer to cook things for people - when my partner was out of work, I made cakes and took soups into work (just thought, if you are doing this for more than friends you might need to be inspected - best to keep it informal).

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Post: #261651 okra
Fri Jun 01, 2012 12:06 pm

17. Sell unwanted books on Amazon

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Re: 101 ways to earn a little extra cash

Post: #261660 boboff
Fri Jun 01, 2012 2:06 pm

18 Get a job.
19 Make sure you recieve all benefits that you are due.
20 Use any savings to repay debt, pay of the most expensive debt first.
21 Pretend to trip over your PPI paperwork and claim twice.
Millymollymandy wrote:Bloody smilies, always being used. I hate them and they should be banned.
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Post: #261669 The Riff-Raff Element
Fri Jun 01, 2012 5:44 pm

boboff wrote:21 Pretend to trip over your PPI paperwork and claim twice.


This sounds like a winner to me. BTW, what in the name of the Sacred Fish-Fart is "stooze"?

22 Plant up any surplus seeds with a view to selling on the plants.
23 Don't just take in ironing, take in laundry (but you might need to collect / deliver)

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Re: 101 ways to earn a little extra cash

Post: #261674 Thomzo
Fri Jun 01, 2012 7:39 pm

The Riff-Raff Element wrote:
BTW, what in the name of the Sacred Fish-Fart is "stooze"?


I had to look it up. It's borrowing money on interest free credit cards to save in high interest savings accounts. Only one problem, where do you find a high interest savings account these days? :dontknow:

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Re: 101 ways to earn a little extra cash

Post: #261694 Helsbells
Fri Jun 01, 2012 10:35 pm

I am going to keep my beady eye on this thread, I am currently on maternity leave and have to go back to teaching 4 days a week to pay the mortgage unless I can find some other way of making £600 a month. REALLY don't want to put DS in a nursery or with a child minder.

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Re: 101 ways to earn a little extra cash

Post: #261699 oldjerry
Sat Jun 02, 2012 5:57 am

An unenvious situation,my niece has just had her first baby,and is in the same boat,got to go back just to pay the rent.
Bit dire,but wouldn't it be more lucrative on supply?..at least you'd have more time at home.

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Re: 101 ways to earn a little extra cash

Post: #261702 The Riff-Raff Element
Sat Jun 02, 2012 6:19 am

Thomzo wrote:
The Riff-Raff Element wrote:
BTW, what in the name of the Sacred Fish-Fart is "stooze"?


I had to look it up. It's borrowing money on interest free credit cards to save in high interest savings accounts. Only one problem, where do you find a high interest savings account these days? :dontknow:

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Well I never! But you are, of course, on the money (as it were): what's high interest these days?

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Re: 101 ways to earn a little extra cash

Post: #261703 boboff
Sat Jun 02, 2012 6:20 am

3 - 4 %
Millymollymandy wrote:Bloody smilies, always being used. I hate them and they should be banned.
No I won't use a smiley because I've decided to turn into Boboff, as he's turned all nice all of a sudden. Grumble grumble.

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