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    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 31st Dec 17, 2:53 PM
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    ~Make upto £10 a day challenge January 2018~
    • #1
    • 31st Dec 17, 2:53 PM
    ~Make upto £10 a day challenge January 2018~ 31st Dec 17 at 2:53 PM
    Hello and welcome everybody

    This is the 125th month of this challenge, which was first started by Batgirl, in September 2007. A link here to the original thread as I am sure some of you are interested to read where it all began.

    Thanks to Batgirl for starting it, lynnejk and ALL posters, for helping us to keep the thread going. Thanks to previous challengers who used to run this thread too, Rawdinosaur, Emmaglet, Nat21luv, Monkeynut, Sweetpeas, Purpleroses, JesaRose, MizMir.

    I have decided to rename this challenge as reading posts, it seems to put people off thinking they HAVE TO make £10 a day.

    You don't.

    The original purpose of this challenge was to help people to try and make an extra £10 a day on top of their normal income to help things along. Ie paying off debt, making savings, paying for holidays, overpaying mortgages etc.

    That is exactly what this challenge is about, attempting to make extra income on top of your normal income to help you wherever you need it.

    People start the challenge by setting a goal of £1 a day. Then when they find they are smashing this regularly, they up it to £5 a day. Some of us gluttons for punishment go for £10 a day. It really is entirely upto you. We only ask you to post what your goal is to help you keep motivated. Some days you make more and some days you make less, but aim for extra at the end of the month.

    The idea is that everyone posts how they are making extra money and these shared ideas help all of us to learn new ways to help cut debt or earn/save money.

    What cannot be added:
    Wages from your main job

    What can be added:
    Income from a second job
    Daily clicks
    Mystery shopping
    And much, much more.

    This board moves pretty quickly, so be sure to subscribe and read it regularly.

    Link to previous thread.

    So who wants to kick 2018 into a financially working for you year?

    Join this challenge and let's make those bank accounts fat, mortgages paid off, holidays paid off, savings account grow fatter, debts paid off and much much more!!!
    Last edited by Aesop; 31-12-2017 at 3:03 PM.
    Make £10 a day March 2018 £40.38

    January - £
    February - £

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    • lynnejk
    • By lynnejk 1st Jan 18, 10:45 PM
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    Evening folks and a warm welcome to all the new peoples

    I have updated the list of challengers up to here - see post 5. Please check and let me know if I have any mistakes

    Good luck everyone with the money-making and well done to all those making a flying start already If you have any questions please feel free to ask, as we are a friendly group, willing to help and someone usually knows the answer.

    Hope you all have a great Tuesday
    Bulk buy.......MAR=159.75
    OS WL= -2/8 ......CC =00......Savings = £13,140
    • *JaneDoe*
    • By *JaneDoe* 1st Jan 18, 11:17 PM
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    I was reunited with a very old savings account that still had some money in, so number 19 reporting £6.75 from me today!
    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 1st Jan 18, 11:59 PM
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    Happy New Year to everyone, here's to a prosperous, financially viable 2018 for everybody.
    Make £10 a day March 2018 £40.38

    January - £
    February - £

    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 2nd Jan 18, 12:35 AM
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    Welcome to all new posters, lurkers and existing posters. Great to start reading and seeing people making headway on January 1.


    For people new to this challenge, I have linked to the original thread, the very first one by Batgirl and last month's thread. It shows you the different ways people made money.

    Some popular ways:

    Selling on various mediums, like eBay, facebook selling pages, gumtree, netmums, shpock, etc.

    Survey sites like swagbucks, instagc, gifthunter, mysurvey, prolific academic, yougov, toluna etc.

    Decluttering using sites like musicmagpie, webuybooks, ziffit, zapper, cex, etc. (they buy books, cds/dvds/mobile phones/old equipment like nintendo wii/playstation/xbox, etc.

    Using smartphone apps like vypr, curious cat, qmee, onepulse, shopprize, etc.

    Signing upto sites like shop and scan, where you scan your shopping and upload barcodes, and get paid for it.

    Second jobs, second income streams, like blogging and other things.

    What do people sell?
    Old clothes, new clothes (bought but changed their mind), (second income selling clothes), old games, magazines, specialist items like lego, collectable items, make up, stationery, phones, household items etc.

    Changing banks and getting paid for it.

    Changing utility suppliers and getting paid for it.

    Using cashback sites.

    Recycling items for cash ie old ghds, books, clothes, lego, mobile phones, stamps and much more.

    Interest from bank accounts, savings, investments, etc.
    Make £10 a day March 2018 £40.38

    January - £
    February - £

    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 2nd Jan 18, 12:52 AM
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    so on the 1 January

    I received 20p from citizenme app

    I ran swagbucks video apps
    I ran instagc video apps
    I looked at selling an old smartphone
    I listed 7 items on ebay
    I tried to complete some surveys on prize rebel unsuccessfully
    I did a swagbuck search
    Make £10 a day March 2018 £40.38

    January - £
    February - £

    • bloomfelt
    • By bloomfelt 2nd Jan 18, 8:56 AM
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    Flying start for me 10p citizenme, £95.52 winnings & £20.92 cashed out from prolific.
    Last edited by bloomfelt; 02-01-2018 at 2:56 PM.
    £10 a day March £13.19/£310
    £10 a day Jan/Feb £8859.24
    • 2018saver
    • By 2018saver 2nd Jan 18, 9:01 AM
    • 50 Posts
    • 428 Thanks
    Another £10 made from eBay sale.
    • SeekingFlight
    • By SeekingFlight 2nd Jan 18, 11:01 AM
    • 33 Posts
    • 199 Thanks
    Hello, in for January at £5 a day please
    [B]September make £5 a day £93.07/£150 October make £5 a day £269.18/£155, November make £5 a day £0/£150
    SPC 10 Member 581 - £102.90, SPC 11 Member - £0

    "Remember not to do too many things at once" said me to herself.
    • Smijil
    • By Smijil 2nd Jan 18, 12:17 PM
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    Is anyone a member on pinecone who would be OK to invite me to join. I have heard you can only be invited to join.
    Also, what are the best sites for doing money surveys rather than points.
    • Smijil
    • By Smijil 2nd Jan 18, 1:10 PM
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    If you don't mind me asking how do you make so much? I have just started 1st Jan, I have £5k i need to pay off asap and would welcome any advice.

    Ebay sale £60, £47.50 20 cogs.
    • arc2014
    • By arc2014 2nd Jan 18, 1:40 PM
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    I would like to join this month please. A big target of £500 for the month for me please. That will be a good start to the year!
    Logbook Loan 970.42/1000 ∑ DC1 90/1420.32 ∑ DC2 10/321.13 ∑ DC3 11.75/11.75 ∑ DC4 60/635 ∑ Personal Loan 1706.96/5000 ∑ Overdraft 0/1200 ∑ Total 2675.76/9388.20
    SPC #200
    PAYDBX18 #014 - £761.74/10,000
    Lightbulb Moment September 2017 - DFD Christmas 2018!
    • lynnejk
    • By lynnejk 2nd Jan 18, 4:06 PM
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    Hiya SeekingFlight and arc2014

    I've added you both to the list of challengers and good luck with making loadsa money
    Bulk buy.......MAR=159.75
    OS WL= -2/8 ......CC =00......Savings = £13,140
    • QueenJess
    • By QueenJess 2nd Jan 18, 6:52 PM
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    Hey all. Been an interesting Xmas and New Year (sorry for everyone who hasn't been following this thread... feel free to skip ahead to money making info rather than my general "chat"!)...

    DH home for a couple of weeks over the holiday and did spend lots of time with baby. He has realised how hard it all is for me now and is being much more supportive/helpful. We shall see if it can continue once he is back at work later this week..

    The other interesting thing (as I know lots of your other halves scoff at your efforts of moneymaking too) is that I told him what I had been making money on and how much over the past few months. I also told him why I was doing it and the dream of going part time to spend more time with baby and do nice things etc (and some more flexibility in plans for the future by paying down the mortgage more). He is totally on board with it and agrees with all this and is supportive of my money making! He is even interested and asks what money I have made each day. Must be a new year miracle!! He even put his bonus into the pot to reduce the mortgage (we have separate finances, but both put money into joint expenses).

    Back later to tot up the money making today... not great right now so more work to do in the next few hours!

    Hope you are all having a good first few days of the year.
    Make up to £10 a day challenge: March £605,87/£465 (Feb £519.52, Jan £608.10
    , 2017 Jul - Nov: £2,689.44)
    • swimminginaseaofdebt
    • By swimminginaseaofdebt 2nd Jan 18, 7:20 PM
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    Evening everyone

    Kicking off this months earnings with £5 from Swagbucks.

    QueenJess I have a 18 month old and work part time (3 days a week). I always worked full time prior to having him but find my new working pattern a nice balance. Hope it works out for you too
    Pay all debt off by Christmas 2018 #150 - £804.06/£2018
    SPC11 #564
    • *JaneDoe*
    • By *JaneDoe* 2nd Jan 18, 7:55 PM
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    £8.00 for #19 for today please! Made from work tips!
    • Mumoffourkids
    • By Mumoffourkids 2nd Jan 18, 8:39 PM
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    Ok so first money in for me today of the month, music magpie received my parcel today and did an extra hour at work so total so far for the month is £23.90
    Total debt Dec 2017 £23090.83
    Feb 2018 £6849.66 70.34% paid
    Emergency fund £412.50/£600
    Total Savings £1266.83
    • QueenJess
    • By QueenJess 2nd Jan 18, 9:21 PM
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    Just popping back in to declare £5.30 from Qmee today.
    Make up to £10 a day challenge: March £605,87/£465 (Feb £519.52, Jan £608.10
    , 2017 Jul - Nov: £2,689.44)
    • Kantankrus Mare
    • By Kantankrus Mare 2nd Jan 18, 9:42 PM
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    Kantankrus Mare
    £7.30 tips to add and 0.20 citizenme.

    Queen Jess.........Im jealous!! Wish my OH would get on board.
    Make £10 a day challenge 2018 Jan/£163.14/Feb £116.10/March £4903.37
    Walk 2000 miles in 2017....1780.35 miles
    Walk 2018 miles in 2018...325.54 miles
    • A Random Man
    • By A Random Man 2nd Jan 18, 9:49 PM
    • 179 Posts
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    A Random Man
    Bit of a quieter day for me i made £29.73 from matched betting
    Total Debt 1st Jan £13100/£11423.30 (12.79% Paid)
    Make £10 A Day In March (Matched Betting) £750/£200.70
    Make £10 A Day In March (eBay) £300/£27.94
    Payment A Day total: £444.19
    Halifax Credit Card, Tesco Credit Card, Barclaycard, Hitachi Loan
    • cufc_mike
    • By cufc_mike 2nd Jan 18, 10:11 PM
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    Jess, that's great news on all fronts. Glad you're getting the much needed support with your little one, and with the money-making efforts.

    £59.16 matched betting for me today.

    Need to get back to Swagbucks, Qmee and Prolific Ac, they've all taken a bit of a back seat lately.
    Make £1,000 March Challenge: £1,515.99 / £1,000 -> My Matched Betting Blog
    Mortgage Overpayments: £2,226.95 | £1,224.12 Interest Saved
    Mortgage End Date: Was 01/06/2033 -> Now: 01/02/2032 (reduced by 16 months by PAD'ing)
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