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    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 31st May 17, 9:29 PM
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    Aesop
    Make upto £10 a day in June 2017 - everybody most welcome
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    • 31st May 17, 9:29 PM
    Make upto £10 a day in June 2017 - everybody most welcome 31st May 17 at 9:29 PM
    Hello and welcome everybody



    This is the 118th 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:

    Overtime
    Income from a second job
    Daily clicks
    Interest
    Vouchers
    Mystery shopping
    And much, much more.

    This board moves pretty quickly, so be sure to subscribe and read it regularly. Below are some ideas to get you started and a great place to read when you're in need of inspiration.

    Sell your old books/DVDs/CDs/games here:

    Amazon.co.uk, play.com, webuybooks, zapper, CEX, MusicMagpie, and a few more too

    Ebay - a place to sell anything and everything. (You will be suprised at what sells!)

    Gumtree, Preloved, cquot, ebid, craigslist, vivastreet, netmums.com, trade-it , Friday ad, priceminster - these are all places you can sell items too.

    Survey sites - mysurvey and pinecone, prolific academic tend to be the best but there are many more it really depends on you finding the ones that work best for you - toluna, harris poll, valued opinions etc

    Join cashback sites like Topcashback and Quidco - type in surveys in the search engine and some will pay you to join up with them.

    Mobile phone to recycle? Try http://mobilevaluer.com/ but also check other selling sites like ebay, Facebook selling, gumtree, etc.

    etsy and folksy - If you enjoy making crafts why not have a go at selling them on etsy or folksy. They've been getting increasingly busier each year.

    Trying to find other ways to make money? Check out the Boost Your Income board. It is full of ideas, including survey companies and product testing.

    Want to help someone else out? Sign up through their referral on the referral board, and leave yours, so someone else can do the same for you.

    Keep reading for lots more ideas on how to make more money each month.

    This month's challenge is to try and make £300 (or any amount of course!).
    lynnejk is assisting me and will create the challengers list and update it. She will also be answering any questions she can help with and here for general advice. Having been a challenger for a while, she knows her stuff. Thank you lynnejk for your help.

    Good luck everybody. Remember to post any questions or comments that you have, and let's go on encouraging each other throughout this month.
    Last edited by Aesop; 31-05-2017 at 11:10 PM.
    Make £10 a day August 2017 £237.54.
    Pinecone vouchers earnt 2017 £9; Swagbucks 2017 £66 QMEE 2017 £2.16 Prolific Academic 2017 £5.72 Slidejoy 2017 £5.48 OnePulse 2017 £30.10
    Shop and Scan 2017 £10 ConsumerPulse 2017 £10
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    • FatVonD
    • By FatVonD 9th Jun 17, 8:46 PM
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    FatVonD
    Sold my guitar for £80 to someone locally
    Lunches brought to work in August 16/22 Money saved to date £34.98 (compared to spending three pounds on a meal deal)

    Make £10 a day in August £126.07/£310 (July £71.45, June £251.22, May£119.33, April £236.24, March £106.74, Feb £40.99, Jan £98.54)
    • Xandersmum
    • By Xandersmum 9th Jun 17, 9:33 PM
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    Xandersmum
    I know I'm very late but can you put me down for £150 for the rest of the month

    I had stepped away from moneysaving until Uni had finished for the year but I have DS birthday in August, and my leccy bill have been whacked up as they hadn't been putting the readings on for the past 3 readings, and I want to pay a chunk off to get the monthly amount done in case there is no work in September!!

    Make £10 a day August 231/500

    • lynnejk
    • By lynnejk 9th Jun 17, 10:50 PM
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    lynnejk
    Evening all

    Happy Birthday for Sunday Shelly

    Well done for all the money making - you're doing great and only the first week away atm

    I know I'm very late but can you put me down for £150 for the rest of the month
    Originally posted by Xandersmum
    Hiya and welcome back. I have added you to the challengers' list and good luck with making some monies

    Hope you all have a super weekend
    Lx
    £10day..2014=3213..2015=3421..2016=3238..2017=1595....AUG=207.55/310
    GrocC..2014=2162..2015=2083..2016=2181..2017=1240....AUG=154.54/200
    Bulk buy.......AUG=12.38
    GC.NSD....2015=216....2016=213....2017=126....AUG=15/15
    SPC130x57...2014=1178...2015=1287...2016=4616. ..2017=414.96
    OS WL= -3/8 ......CC =666......Savings = £9250
    • Florence J
    • By Florence J 10th Jun 17, 8:56 AM
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    Florence J
    I'm really annoyed as We Buy Book rejected a few of my books, some of the most expensive ones, saying they were in bad condition. One it said was 'water damaged' but that book was brand new, signed, in pristine condition! Some of the rejected books I can accept I didn't check so may have been (they seemed fine to me) but I don't know what happened.

    I dropped them off at a drop off point and to be fair it was raining that day but there was not a single spot of obvious water on the parcels.

    I don't know what happened and I'm worried they got damaged at the drop off point, or in transit but I have no way of proving it.

    I am quite upset as in a perfect world I wouldn't have sold any of my books, it's just that they are all I have available as a selling resource.

    Sealed Pot Challenge 10 #553 (£90) Wombling free 2017 = £1257.28 Pay off all your debts by Xmas 2017 #53 (£2313.43/£3000) Debt to OH paid back £851.75/£1001.75
    July 2017 Credit Card Debt: £4519.44
    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 10th Jun 17, 1:15 PM
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    Aesop
    invite only £1 if it sells fees 11 and 12 June 2017 only on ebay
    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?p=72677791&utm_source=MSE_FS&utm_me dium=Email&utm_term=06-Jun-17


    this is the thread where people post. I subscribe as I sometimes get emails late from eBay.
    Make £10 a day August 2017 £237.54.
    Pinecone vouchers earnt 2017 £9; Swagbucks 2017 £66 QMEE 2017 £2.16 Prolific Academic 2017 £5.72 Slidejoy 2017 £5.48 OnePulse 2017 £30.10
    Shop and Scan 2017 £10 ConsumerPulse 2017 £10
    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 10th Jun 17, 1:15 PM
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    Aesop
    I'm really annoyed as We Buy Book rejected a few of my books, some of the most expensive ones, saying they were in bad condition. One it said was 'water damaged' but that book was brand new, signed, in pristine condition! Some of the rejected books I can accept I didn't check so may have been (they seemed fine to me) but I don't know what happened.

    I dropped them off at a drop off point and to be fair it was raining that day but there was not a single spot of obvious water on the parcels.

    I don't know what happened and I'm worried they got damaged at the drop off point, or in transit but I have no way of proving it.

    I am quite upset as in a perfect world I wouldn't have sold any of my books, it's just that they are all I have available as a selling resource.

    Originally posted by Florence J
    sorry to hear that. maybe a politely worded email telling them to review the books as no way we're they sent water damaged.
    Make £10 a day August 2017 £237.54.
    Pinecone vouchers earnt 2017 £9; Swagbucks 2017 £66 QMEE 2017 £2.16 Prolific Academic 2017 £5.72 Slidejoy 2017 £5.48 OnePulse 2017 £30.10
    Shop and Scan 2017 £10 ConsumerPulse 2017 £10
    • Hermia
    • By Hermia 10th Jun 17, 6:35 PM
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    Hermia
    I'm really annoyed as We Buy Book rejected a few of my books, some of the most expensive ones, saying they were in bad condition. One it said was 'water damaged' but that book was brand new, signed, in pristine condition! Some of the rejected books I can accept I didn't check so may have been (they seemed fine to me) but I don't know what happened.

    I dropped them off at a drop off point and to be fair it was raining that day but there was not a single spot of obvious water on the parcels.

    I don't know what happened and I'm worried they got damaged at the drop off point, or in transit but I have no way of proving it.

    I am quite upset as in a perfect world I wouldn't have sold any of my books, it's just that they are all I have available as a selling resource.

    Originally posted by Florence J
    It might be worth just emailing them to ask for further info. It has been raining so hard lately you do wonder whether the parcel got damaged en route.

    I always wrap books in plastic bags before I pack them up. I got a big roll of bags from the pound shop and I put a few books in each bag and tie up the end.
    • Hiddenidenity
    • By Hiddenidenity 10th Jun 17, 7:56 PM
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    Hiddenidenity
    I've been being a lurker just stepping out to say Thank you Aesop for the Circle advice I've now signed up, I also used your referral link for PA x
    DFW £953.71/£7348.71 Rent Arrears £391.28/£3381.28

    June 17 PA £121.25 + £70 Cash + £50 Amazon
    July 17 PA £259.95 + £25 Cash + £65 Amazon
    August 17 PA £98.93 + £83.08 Cash + £80 Amazon
    • wifey27
    • By wifey27 10th Jun 17, 9:49 PM
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    wifey27
    Just a small interest payment, of £3.50, to add today.
    175.79/300.00
    Initial mortgage Feb 2015 £157545.00
    Current mortgage June 2017 £102236.49
    • FatVonD
    • By FatVonD 11th Jun 17, 10:51 AM
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    FatVonD
    £40 Facebook sale
    Lunches brought to work in August 16/22 Money saved to date £34.98 (compared to spending three pounds on a meal deal)

    Make £10 a day in August £126.07/£310 (July £71.45, June £251.22, May£119.33, April £236.24, March £106.74, Feb £40.99, Jan £98.54)
    • wifey27
    • By wifey27 11th Jun 17, 8:13 PM
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    wifey27
    Not much to add today again, although unexpectedly treated to lunch if that counts...about £10.
    Expecting some interest and vouchers in the next couple of days and eb*y item finishing tomorrow, so hopefully there'll be a few more pounds to add.
    £185.79/300
    Initial mortgage Feb 2015 £157545.00
    Current mortgage June 2017 £102236.49
    • FatVonD
    • By FatVonD 11th Jun 17, 10:05 PM
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    FatVonD
    £9.79 profit from eBay sale
    Lunches brought to work in August 16/22 Money saved to date £34.98 (compared to spending three pounds on a meal deal)

    Make £10 a day in August £126.07/£310 (July £71.45, June £251.22, May£119.33, April £236.24, March £106.74, Feb £40.99, Jan £98.54)
    • carbootcrazy
    • By carbootcrazy 11th Jun 17, 11:45 PM
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    carbootcrazy
    Sorry I haven't been around for a while, well, since Wednesday anyway which seems like forever to me. Massive family problems so probably won't be on here much this month.


    I'll still be trying to make money as and when I can but I don't expect it will be much as I'm very time poor at the moment


    I'm sure you've all been doing really well on the moneymaking front but I'm sorry I haven't had any time to read back all the posts I've missed since Wednesday.


    I hope I'll be able to drop in again before too long. Take care, everyone and good luck with your moneymaking
    Make £10 A Day Challenge 2017. Jan-July: £3687.51 Aug: £283.35
    3-6 Months Emergency Fund Challenge #12: £3358.00/£5000. This is so hard but I will do it.

    Original Debt: £56804 (@ LBM 02/13). Balance now: £21808
    . Getting there
    • Florence J
    • By Florence J 12th Jun 17, 10:49 AM
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    Florence J
    Hi everyone, I have a question.

    I'll be doing my self employed taxes soon and I assume that I will have to declare any paypal/cash/cheque/bank transfer money I've made through things like survey sites, but what about ebay/we buy books/facebook?

    Also I have mobile phone apps that payout in things like amazon vouchers, and I do shop and scan, do I have to declare them? I just wasn't sure because they are vouchers, not cash.

    Luckily I have a full record of all of this so it won't be too long to trawl through the last year and see what I earned.
    Sealed Pot Challenge 10 #553 (£90) Wombling free 2017 = £1257.28 Pay off all your debts by Xmas 2017 #53 (£2313.43/£3000) Debt to OH paid back £851.75/£1001.75
    July 2017 Credit Card Debt: £4519.44
    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 12th Jun 17, 11:19 AM
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    Aesop
    Hi everyone, I have a question.

    I'll be doing my self employed taxes soon and I assume that I will have to declare any paypal/cash/cheque/bank transfer money I've made through things like survey sites, but what about ebay/we buy books/facebook?

    Also I have mobile phone apps that payout in things like amazon vouchers, and I do shop and scan, do I have to declare them? I just wasn't sure because they are vouchers, not cash.

    Luckily I have a full record of all of this so it won't be too long to trawl through the last year and see what I earned.
    Originally posted by Florence J

    with ebay If you buy to sell, you have to declare in your self assessment.

    I think anything that you own that you sell is not declarable. Anything bought to sell is.

    With the vouchers, people have asked hmrc before and it was a grey area. I think as paid in vouchers they said not but cash yes.
    Make £10 a day August 2017 £237.54.
    Pinecone vouchers earnt 2017 £9; Swagbucks 2017 £66 QMEE 2017 £2.16 Prolific Academic 2017 £5.72 Slidejoy 2017 £5.48 OnePulse 2017 £30.10
    Shop and Scan 2017 £10 ConsumerPulse 2017 £10
    • Florence J
    • By Florence J 12th Jun 17, 12:16 PM
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    Florence J
    Thank you Aesop
    Sealed Pot Challenge 10 #553 (£90) Wombling free 2017 = £1257.28 Pay off all your debts by Xmas 2017 #53 (£2313.43/£3000) Debt to OH paid back £851.75/£1001.75
    July 2017 Credit Card Debt: £4519.44
    • kirtsypoos
    • By kirtsypoos 12th Jun 17, 1:20 PM
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    kirtsypoos
    Morning all!

    Another PA payout on circle for me of £23.25

    Total so far: £245.11
    £675/3000 OH BC(77.5% PAID)
    PAID VERY, Barclaycard x2, Vanquis, Natwest, O/D, Tesco & MBNA x2 PAID LBM 24/07/15 - Debt: £675/31010.23 (97.82% paid)
    Mortgage - £162,450.00 (2017 O/P £1519.82) PAYDBX 17 #006 - £15676.06/14,539.71
    • wifey27
    • By wifey27 12th Jun 17, 8:58 PM
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    wifey27
    £26 in tesco vouchers, £1.20 in interest and £7.07 in eBay sales...bringing me to 220.06/300
    Initial mortgage Feb 2015 £157545.00
    Current mortgage June 2017 £102236.49
    • shariann
    • By shariann 12th Jun 17, 10:03 PM
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    shariann
    Evening everyone

    Checking in with £10.72 love to shop voucher from TCB, £5 from OnePulse and 20p from citizenme

    Total £92.73
    £10 a day August - £172.54/£310
    2014 £110.92
    2015 £3732.30
    2016 £1633.66
    January £208.92 February £87.28 March £178.64 April £112.76 May £213.63 June £317.93 July £359.85
    • lynnejk
    • By lynnejk 12th Jun 17, 10:33 PM
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    lynnejk
    Evening all

    Sorry I haven't been around for a while, well, since Wednesday anyway which seems like forever to me. Massive family problems so probably won't be on here much this month.
    Originally posted by carbootcrazy
    Soo sorry to hear you've problems CBC and hope things soon improve for you. Sending a virtual big squishy hug and coping vibes - shame I can't offer more.

    Well done everyone ! Great to see all the monies adding up and not even half-way through the month yet

    I have just £4.00 to add from a small surveys and weekly scans but it's better than nowt

    Hope you all have a terrific Tuesday
    Lx
    £10day..2014=3213..2015=3421..2016=3238..2017=1595....AUG=207.55/310
    GrocC..2014=2162..2015=2083..2016=2181..2017=1240....AUG=154.54/200
    Bulk buy.......AUG=12.38
    GC.NSD....2015=216....2016=213....2017=126....AUG=15/15
    SPC130x57...2014=1178...2015=1287...2016=4616. ..2017=414.96
    OS WL= -3/8 ......CC =666......Savings = £9250
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