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Have you ever thought of increasing your income for debts?

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While fighting debts have you ever thought of increasing your income? Did you get any method that worked for you? Part-time, home-type works giving you some additional income.

Web offers a lot of opportunity.


I have done alot of things to increase my income. I did work at home for some time as a video news monitor, which involved watching TV news shows that were assigned to me, writing a summary of each story covered and sending them in via a web-based program. I only stopped when the monitoring headquarters left my area. It was a great job!

Sub: #1 posted on Thu, 03/13/2008 - 19:47

kscornell kscornell
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Wanna put the '2 cents' in again. I changed jobs, recently. I do the same thing (take care of the elderly). However...better pay and better incentives. I guess my 'point to this' is ...I know change is difficult to do ( I REALLY wanted to do this for a while), but..if it's going to benefit you, than you SHOULD take that chance.

Sub: #2 posted on Thu, 03/13/2008 - 20:48

sdchargers_63 sdchargers_63

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I engaged in "Mystery Shopping" between my full time job and classes. If you have the time you can easily pull down $600.00 a month.

It involved visiting a "Shop." A shop can be a gas station, bank,store,etc. Once you complete the shop you fill out an online survey detailing your experience.

Banks usually paid the best @ $20.00 per shop. Retail stores were ok,you got to keep what you purchase. However,typically paying $5.00 per shop.

Sub: #3 posted on Thu, 03/13/2008 - 21:08

Roadwarrior Roadwarrior

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'Warrior'....I've seen a few of these 'shoppers' things. Do you have to buy something and then the company re-enburses you,..or something like that? Can you pick where you want to go (close to home and not out of 'your area')?

Sub: #4 posted on Thu, 03/13/2008 - 21:48

sdchargers_63 sdchargers_63

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Sd Charger...

Typically you sign into their "Job Board" and choose a shop that is close to your location. Or,you may chose to do multiple shops that are close to one another so as to be cost effective to you.

Retail shops usually require you to make a purchase which you may keep,and they reimburse you as well as paying for the shop. For instance, The requirement maybe you purchase a pack of t-shirts for $10.00 and they pay you an additional $5.00. You keep the goods,copy of receipt,they send you $15.00.

Most of the shops involve evaluating customer service.

Sub: #5 posted on Thu, 03/13/2008 - 22:21

Roadwarrior Roadwarrior

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Roadwarrior, I have seen that advertised in many places. Is there any way to know which ones are legit?

Sub: #6 posted on Fri, 03/14/2008 - 08:00

RoxyNY RoxyNY
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I currently work two jobs, one full time, one part time, I work at a fast food restaurant on the weekends, I hate it, but it's something I need to do. I would love to be able to find a part time job working at home. I am fairly computer saavy, and have searched on the web for various jobs, with no luck so far. I recently started looking into 'Virtual Assistant', however, since it requires a certification, I've since then tossed that idea out the window since I don't have the time or the money to obtain it. Has anyone else had any experience or know someone who was or is a 'Virtual Assistant'?

Sub: #7 posted on Fri, 03/14/2008 - 08:03

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There are some scams out there. However,I went through an outfit called "shadowshoppers." You join their"Bronze" membership,which is free,and they direct you to a data base of Mystery Shops.

From there you choose which companies you want to work with. Some you have to jump through hoops,others are pretty straight forward.

Sub: #8 posted on Fri, 03/14/2008 - 10:24

Roadwarrior Roadwarrior

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I was working a full-time and part-time job for over a year, then hubby got a second full -time job. It got to the point that I was working way harder at my part-time job than I was at my full-time job so I ended up quitting. Then hubby got a really good second full-time job (he is making more there than at his regular full-time job and he has been there for 14 years) So I only work 1 full-time job and take care of the kids and such.

Sub: #9 posted on Mon, 03/17/2008 - 18:06

puddlejmpr puddlejmpr
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I think there are some good ideas for little $$. But what if I do look for a better Position I think I tried almost all things to get a better job. Took Resume classes and all that went to the work force center, newspaper, cold application but I never heard anything back. The Job I have right now is on 15 hours per week and only 6.75$. Any Suggestions??

Sub: #10 posted on Sun, 03/23/2008 - 19:42

schnuckibearsmum schnuckibearsmum

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