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    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 30th Jun 17, 8:02 PM
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    Aesop
    Make upto 10 a day in July 2017 - everybody most welcome
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    • 30th Jun 17, 8:02 PM
    Make upto 10 a day in July 2017 - everybody most welcome 30th Jun 17 at 8:02 PM
    Hello and welcome everybody



    This is the 119th 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 310 (or any amount of course!).
    lynnejk is assisting me and will create the challengers list and update it. CHALLENGER LIST IS POST 8.

    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; 31-07-2017 at 10:44 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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    • Nicki_Sue
    • By Nicki_Sue 8th Jul 17, 5:26 PM
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    Nicki_Sue
    Count me in please Aesop- I *may* be moving in just over a month's time and could use an extra 400+ by then.

    Contributions towards this amount welcome. Send all Kit Kats (to keep me going) to....

    2017 - The Year of the Savings
    • shariann
    • By shariann 8th Jul 17, 7:31 PM
    • 369 Posts
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    shariann
    Evening

    9.80 cashback from 123 account
    5 Mr Spin
    12 MOC Sainsbury's
    75p citizenme

    Total now 52.25
    10 a day August - 140.06/310
    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
    • fluffig
    • By fluffig 8th Jul 17, 8:42 PM
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    fluffig
    I love reading who's sold/made/claimed whatever :-)

    I sold a dress on eBay today for 20.
    • lynnejk
    • By lynnejk 8th Jul 17, 10:30 PM
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    lynnejk
    Count me in please Aesop- I *may* be moving in just over a month's time and could use an extra 400+ by then.

    Contributions towards this amount welcome. Send all Kit Kats (to keep me going) to....
    Originally posted by Nicki_Sue
    Hiya - I've added your name to the challengers' list and good luck with the challenge this month
    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=14/15
    SPC130x57...2014=1178...2015=1287...2016=4616. ..2017=414.96
    OS WL= -3/8 ......CC =666......Savings = 9250
    • Hiddenidenity
    • By Hiddenidenity 8th Jul 17, 10:35 PM
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    Hiddenidenity
    Checking in with 21.23 received from PA.

    21.23/155
    Originally posted by Hiddenidenity
    Another 52.65 received from PA. Plus 10 Amazon from Shop and scan, 10 Amazon from Swagbucks and 5 Amazon From I-say.

    98.88/155

    Plus still waiting on bits arriving I won't include until they do.


    Well done everyone else, some amazing totals already!
    Last edited by Hiddenidenity; 11-07-2017 at 8:42 AM.
    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 + 53.65 Cash + 75 Amazon
    • Nicki_Sue
    • By Nicki_Sue 9th Jul 17, 5:45 AM
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    Nicki_Sue
    Hiya - I've added your name to the challengers' list and good luck with the challenge this month
    Lx
    Originally posted by lynnejk
    Ta muchly, I may need it! I'm too behind on surveys etc to make the difference this month so will have to get creative.

    2017 - The Year of the Savings
    • carbootcrazy
    • By carbootcrazy 9th Jul 17, 10:30 AM
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    carbootcrazy
    Prolific Academic - 29.97
    Ebay - 2.93

    124.32/300



    It was a big warning light saga that led to me selling my car! I had been thinking I don't really need a car for a while and then the warning light saga started. The car also started acting strangely sometimes. I have a friend who owns a garage and he spent several hours working on it (at mate's rates thankfully). He also put it through all the computer tests and it said it could be dozens of issues. He was stumped. Sigh... It makes me think back to my first car which was just a big hunk of metal with an engine and was probably related to the Flintstones car! I had it for 12 years and because it didn't have any fancy computer/electronics in it it barely needed anything doing to it in 12 years. It passed every MOT and only ever needed new tyres, brake pads and windscreen wiper blades.
    Originally posted by Hermia
    Well done on the Prolific payout. You seem to do really well from them


    I agree totally about the 'old' style cars and from what I can recall from most of the ones I've had in decades of driving they were just as good and responsive to drive as the all-singing-all-dancing modern ones. Mine is old but still has enough sensors/electronics on it to make simple diagnosis and repair by OH a problem. Heaven knows how I'll cope when I replace this car. Even if it's a 5 year-old model it will still have lots of gizmos that the current one doesn't have. I like to keep things simple
    Make 10 A Day Challenge 2017. Jan-July: 3687.51 Aug: 250.75
    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 9th Jul 17, 10:55 AM
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    Florence J
    3 Pinecone

    A bit peeved as I am just one survey away from being able to cash out an Amazon voucher on Valu Opins and I haven't received a survey for a few days. Grrr, I want the satisfaction of cashing out
    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
    • swimminginaseaofdebt
    • By swimminginaseaofdebt 9th Jul 17, 12:55 PM
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    swimminginaseaofdebt
    Afternoon everyone,

    Just had quick skim through the posts, some great totals so far.

    It's been a slow start to the month for me though I have had 5 from Swagbucks, 6.74 from Qmee and 22.95 from Prolific Academic. Brings my total to 34.69 so far.

    Thanks to all who mentioned PA, I signed up for it after reading about it on last months thread and am really enjoying it!
    Pay all debt off by Christmas 2017 #150 - 1868.05/3729.05
    ,
    SPC10 #564
    • wifey27
    • By wifey27 9th Jul 17, 5:13 PM
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    wifey27
    Gifted 10 today.
    Very poor start to month...total sitting at 22.50 only!!

    Going to focus on surveys and selling this week and try to turn a corner!!
    Initial mortgage Feb 2015 157545.00
    Current mortgage June 2017 102236.49
    • dizzyblnd
    • By dizzyblnd 9th Jul 17, 9:48 PM
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    dizzyblnd
    Can someone explain to me what prolific academic are? And how you earn with them?
    NST #30: nsd 19/21
    • Hermia
    • By Hermia 9th Jul 17, 11:27 PM
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    Hermia
    Can someone explain to me what prolific academic are? And how you earn with them?
    Originally posted by dizzyblnd
    It is a survey site for academia. So the surveys are posted by students and researchers in universities. That makes them a lot more interesting to fill in than consumer surveys IMO. The pay is pretty good, but the surveys fill up quickly so you need to keep checking the site. There is a thread on the 'Boost Your Income' forum.
    • carbootcrazy
    • By carbootcrazy 10th Jul 17, 9:11 AM
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    carbootcrazy
    3 Pinecone
    Originally posted by Florence J
    Well done on the Pinecone payment. They used to be quite regular earners for me but I haven't had a survey from them for about 6 weeks now. I've heard of people who have had their accounts frozen/locked for no reason at all so your mention of them has jogged my memory to contact them and see if mine has been too
    Make 10 A Day Challenge 2017. Jan-July: 3687.51 Aug: 250.75
    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
    • Kantankrus Mare
    • By Kantankrus Mare 10th Jul 17, 9:44 AM
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    Kantankrus Mare
    0.61p interest and 7 tips to add from Saturday.
    Make 10 a day challenge Jan/215.84/ Feb 146.45/ Mar 192.55/Apr 171.20/ May 156.40/june 95.55/ Jul 383.85/Aug 163.25
    Walk 2000 miles in 2017....1191.85 miles
    • QueenJess
    • By QueenJess 10th Jul 17, 9:52 AM
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    QueenJess
    I hope everyone had a good weekend and didn't bake themselves too much!

    A little bit of extra earnings at the weekend:
    Citizenme: 0.10
    eBay sales: 13.79

    Now up to 74.76...

    I also signed up to and am working on Vypr and Onepoll which I am enjoying as quick things to do despite smaller payouts. I am now working on maxing out all my surveys to up my payments for this week.
    Make up to 10 a day challenge: August 346.32/465 (July 446.51)
    NSD: August 2/10 (July 5/5)
    Grocery shopping challenge: August 192.36/280
    • wifey27
    • By wifey27 10th Jul 17, 11:08 AM
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    wifey27
    16.21 from webuybooks and 5 from vypr
    43.71/310
    Initial mortgage Feb 2015 157545.00
    Current mortgage June 2017 102236.49
    • Hermia
    • By Hermia 10th Jul 17, 2:38 PM
    • 4,072 Posts
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    Hermia
    WeBuyBooks - 5.17
    ShopPrize - 5
    Vypr - 5
    Ebay - 14.85

    154.34/300
    • carbootcrazy
    • By carbootcrazy 10th Jul 17, 2:55 PM
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    carbootcrazy
    Everyone's doing so well. Well done. Unlike me with nothing new to report.


    I thought I probably had a buyer for the 2 Belfast sinks that I want to sell. It's someone OH knows but OH says he's very unreliable especially with timekeeping. He was supposed to be coming round to see them yesterday but never showed up.
    Make 10 A Day Challenge 2017. Jan-July: 3687.51 Aug: 250.75
    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 10th Jul 17, 9:30 PM
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    Florence J
    Have 8.05 confirmed in Ebae bids, I would say the slimming world books are a hit!
    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
    • lynnejk
    • By lynnejk 10th Jul 17, 10:20 PM
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    lynnejk
    Evening lovely peoples

    Pleased to see some of you doing so well

    Sorry about your sinks no-show buyer CBC - would it be worthwhile trying contacting any landscape gardeners in your area ??

    I have 5.28 to add from weekly scans and a little interest on a cc

    Did anyone else watch the marathon Nadal match today ? Well done Mr Murray and Konta - both through to the next round

    Hope you all have a super 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=14/15
    SPC130x57...2014=1178...2015=1287...2016=4616. ..2017=414.96
    OS WL= -3/8 ......CC =666......Savings = 9250
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