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    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 31st Aug 17, 10:30 PM
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    Aesop
    ~Make upto £10 a day in September 2017 ~ - everybody most welcome
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    • 31st Aug 17, 10:30 PM
    ~Make upto £10 a day in September 2017 ~ - everybody most welcome 31st Aug 17 at 10:30 PM
    Hello and welcome everybody



    Happy anniversary Batgirl, your original forum thread is now 10 years old Same age as my DS this year.

    This is the 121st 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.
    Make £10 a day September 2017 £81.68.
    August 2017 £390.47
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    • Kantankrus Mare
    • By Kantankrus Mare 11th Sep 17, 8:59 PM
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    PayPal have limited my account so I can't withdraw anything from it.
    Originally posted by Aesop
    Thats ridiculous!! Its just going to make people withdraw more frequently as the last thing you want is to have loads saved in there and not being able to access it.

    £9.60 tips to add
    £5 swagbucks
    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 £211.60/Sep £212.45
    Walk 2000 miles in 2017....1452.69 miles
    • Felula
    • By Felula 11th Sep 17, 9:09 PM
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    I'm not sure that there are, but there are rumours of it being one of their triggers to check whether someone is doing something dodgy. However, I would be surprised that would be the case for the smallish amounts we are talking about here. They should have checks for potential money laundering or other dodgy goings on, although you would have thought it would be for larger amounts. Who knows... we are only guessing!
    Originally posted by QueenJess
    I've done anti-money laundering training, and I don't think the amounts we get from surveys etc would be anything near enough to make them think we are dodgy. There are also clear trails in Paypal of where money comes from and goes. They will have checks in place, but survey money will all come from well known legitimate businesses.
    • Felula
    • By Felula 11th Sep 17, 9:12 PM
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    Felula
    Happily I had a decent weekend earning (although I haven't cashed it out yet). Sadly it's gone already - had to get 3 prescriptions today which cost over £25!!!

    Still, I signed up to Gfk digital trends, and installed the app on 3 devices, so that should be £30 in a month or so!
    • QueenJess
    • By QueenJess 11th Sep 17, 9:19 PM
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    I've done anti-money laundering training, and I don't think the amounts we get from surveys etc would be anything near enough to make them think we are dodgy. There are also clear trails in Paypal of where money comes from and goes. They will have checks in place, but survey money will all come from well known legitimate businesses.
    Originally posted by Felula
    Yes, which is why it is weird, but a few people online say it happened to them with small amounts. Maybe they use money laundering as an excuse or maybe it was just the early days before they tweaked their algorithms. It'll be interesting to see what happens!
    Make up to £10 a day challenge: September £403.08/£450
    (August £442.32, July £446.51)
    • lynnejk
    • By lynnejk 11th Sep 17, 10:19 PM
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    Having a frustrating day trying to sort out a problem with some Postal Orders. It's small fry compared to some of the worrying issues that a lot of you face but it might involve my losing some money that I'm very annoyed to have to do

    On the rear of the Postal Orders (in barely readable faint print) it says they are valid for 6 months from date of issue. Does anyone know if this mean 6 x 28 days or 6 calendar months please. Even if it was the shorter period I was a few days within the time limit but now the bank has returned them to me (2nd class and took 8 days from the date they should have received them from me) the time for cashing has just expired.


    I've been on the Post Office website which is pretty useless. Why do they make life so difficult? There's no contact phone number, only a form to fill in and send online. I know from past experience of trying to find out anything from them that it can take up to 5 days.

    Sorry to rant, I'm having a bad day in general and this is the last straw. It doesn't take much does it to send me into meltdown?
    Originally posted by carbootcrazy
    Soo sorry to read of your problems.

    I do find that now everything is dealt with on-line it seems to make it so much more difficult, and frustrating, to sort things out when they go wrong.

    I've kept all my bank accounts to banks that have actual high street branches fairly nearby, purely for being able to go in and speak to someone face-to-face if any problems, though I do actually run them all on-line atm.

    Hope you soon get it all sorted out satisfactorily.
    Lx
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    Bulk buy.......SEPT=13.48
    GC.NSD....2015=216....2016=213....2017=126....SEPT=12/15
    SPC130x57...2014=1178...2015=1287...2016=4616. ..2017=764.96
    OS WL= -5/8 ......CC =840......Savings = £9250
    • lynnejk
    • By lynnejk 11th Sep 17, 10:31 PM
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    Evening all

    Sorry to hear about your problems with Paypal Aesop and hope you soon get it sorted.

    When I ran into problems with the money-laudering legislation I was told that it was due to trying to withdraw more than £2000 in cash at any one time.

    I did notice a couple of months ago that I had some problems trying to move my savings account when it matured (it was over the £2000) and the bank advised me to move it in smaller amounts - which worked perfectly.

    I don't think the amounts from survey sites/ bay of E etc would constitute any attention from these sources and there must be something else going on. Has someone put in a complaint about something ?
    Lx
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    Bulk buy.......SEPT=13.48
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    SPC130x57...2014=1178...2015=1287...2016=4616. ..2017=764.96
    OS WL= -5/8 ......CC =840......Savings = £9250
    • shariann
    • By shariann 12th Sep 17, 12:07 AM
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    shariann
    We had our business PayPal account restricted a while ago. Can't remember exactly what the reason was but it was something to do with reaching a threshold. We had to give them some extra info and then the restrictions were lifted. It was quite straight forward. Will have a look through old emails tomorrow to see if I can find more details. Although it was our business account we aren't talking mega bucks.

    Hope you get it sorted quickly Aesop
    £10 a day September - £82.48/£300
    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 August £449.15
    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 12th Sep 17, 7:56 AM
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    Aesop
    Good news PayPal have unlimited my account. Big sigh of relief.
    It may have been to do with all the citizen me and embee payments I was receiving.

    I know money laundering for 10p and, £1 sounds ludicrous when you know it is done on such a bigger scale.

    QueenJess what you say about it acting like a cc makes sense.

    But I don't like it and think apps like circle, paym, android, and another one are Tyring to stop PayPal being the monopoly and give people more choice.
    Make £10 a day September 2017 £81.68.
    August 2017 £390.47
    • QueenJess
    • By QueenJess 12th Sep 17, 9:51 AM
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    Good news PayPal have unlimited my account. Big sigh of relief.
    It may have been to do with all the citizen me and embee payments I was receiving.
    Originally posted by Aesop
    Phew!

    But I don't like it and think apps like circle, paym, android, and another one are Tyring to stop PayPal being the monopoly and give people more choice.
    Originally posted by Aesop
    Hopefully they will. I suspect when eBay and Paypal split they probably signed an exclusivity agreement for a while. Hopefully it'll end and open up the market a bit.
    Make up to £10 a day challenge: September £403.08/£450
    (August £442.32, July £446.51)
    • Rosie
    • By Rosie 12th Sep 17, 10:02 AM
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    Rosie
    Glad to hear you have got it sorted Aesop.
    Apr £10 a day £198.98/£300
    May £10 a day £295.24/£310
    June £10 a day £246.80/£300
    July £10 a day £181.88/£310
    Aug £10 a day £317.24/£310
    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 12th Sep 17, 10:19 AM
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    Aesop
    ok need to keep a running total again

    £1 just claimed on instagc
    £20 swagbucks
    £10 survey referral
    £5 swagbucks
    Originally posted by Aesop
    just claimed £5 on swagbucks. it's worth doing your spins before attempting searches and gold surveys. I got double up on gold surveys and extra wins on searches through spins.

    don't forget to do your swago board.
    Make £10 a day September 2017 £81.68.
    August 2017 £390.47
    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 12th Sep 17, 10:20 AM
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    Aesop
    Glad to hear you have got it sorted Aesop.
    Originally posted by Rosie
    thanks Rosie and Queen Jesss, I was panicking. as most sites pay to paypal and I didnt know what to do about ebay.
    Make £10 a day September 2017 £81.68.
    August 2017 £390.47
    • lynnejk
    • By lynnejk 12th Sep 17, 11:11 AM
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    Good news PayPal have unlimited my account. Big sigh of relief.
    It may have been to do with all the citizen me and embee payments I was receiving.

    I know money laundering for 10p and, £1 sounds ludicrous when you know it is done on such a bigger scale.

    QueenJess what you say about it acting like a cc makes sense.

    But I don't like it and think apps like circle, paym, android, and another one are Tyring to stop PayPal being the monopoly and give people more choice.
    Originally posted by Aesop
    Brilliant news

    Though it might be useful to try to find out why and maybe you can then prevent it happening again
    Lx
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    Bulk buy.......SEPT=13.48
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    SPC130x57...2014=1178...2015=1287...2016=4616. ..2017=764.96
    OS WL= -5/8 ......CC =840......Savings = £9250
    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 12th Sep 17, 12:09 PM
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    Aesop
    Brilliant news

    Though it might be useful to try to find out why and maybe you can then prevent it happening again
    Lx
    Originally posted by lynnejk
    they don't tell you, I asked yesterday and they couldn't tell me. They said only back office know, and they don't tell you.
    Make £10 a day September 2017 £81.68.
    August 2017 £390.47
    • carbootcrazy
    • By carbootcrazy 12th Sep 17, 3:32 PM
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    carbootcrazy
    carbootcrazy, I found this online

    you send your expired postal order to them and explain what happened. each case is reviewed individually and replied to, send it to

    Postal Order Admin Team, 2nd floor, 1 Future Walk, Chesterfield S49 1PF. Royal Mail suggests they are sent by special delivery and warns that each claim is considered separately.

    Read more: http://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/experts/article-2124968/The-Post-Office-refused-pay-date-postal-orders-help.html#ixzz4sOPZ9oTo
    Originally posted by Aesop
    Thanks, Aesop, you're worth your weight in gold. With all you've got going on and you still had the time to sort that out for me. I received an email back from the Post Office this afternoon outlining the reclaim procedure (which they made as clear as mud) and gave the address that you did. Can't believe how quick they were, I was expecting to have to wait until the end of the week, that's why I cane ranting on here yesterday.I'll get onto it tonight and get them sent off tomorrow. I bet they don't reimburse the extra cost of the special delivery fee for sending them back.


    I'm really pleased you got your Paypal account reinstated. Like a lot of others on here I don't like Paypal and hate being forced to have to use them in lots of cases but if it's the only way we can receive money from various sites or pay for stuff it will have to do until an alternative comes to light.
    Last edited by carbootcrazy; 12-09-2017 at 3:36 PM.
    Make £10 A Day Challenge 2017. Jan-Aug: £4112.05 Sept: £139.86
    3-6 Months Emergency Fund Challenge #12: £3733.00/£5000.

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    • QueenJess
    • By QueenJess 12th Sep 17, 3:46 PM
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    they don't tell you, I asked yesterday and they couldn't tell me. They said only back office know, and they don't tell you.
    Originally posted by Aesop
    And doesn't that make you feel all warm and fuzzy inside?!
    Make up to £10 a day challenge: September £403.08/£450
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    • lynnejk
    • By lynnejk 12th Sep 17, 5:14 PM
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    Thanks, Aesop, you're worth your weight in gold. With all you've got going on and you still had the time to sort that out for me. I received an email back from the Post Office this afternoon outlining the reclaim procedure (which they made as clear as mud) and gave the address that you did. Can't believe how quick they were, I was expecting to have to wait until the end of the week, that's why I cane ranting on here yesterday.I'll get onto it tonight and get them sent off tomorrow. I bet they don't reimburse the extra cost of the special delivery fee for sending them back.
    Originally posted by carbootcrazy
    Great to read you seem to be making some progress. Keep us updated as to the reclaim and hope it goes smoothly
    Lx
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    GrocC..2014=2162..2015=2083..2016=2181..2017=1337....SEPT=102.84/200
    Bulk buy.......SEPT=13.48
    GC.NSD....2015=216....2016=213....2017=126....SEPT=12/15
    SPC130x57...2014=1178...2015=1287...2016=4616. ..2017=764.96
    OS WL= -5/8 ......CC =840......Savings = £9250
    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 12th Sep 17, 5:30 PM
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    Aesop
    Fab news cbc. So pleased you going to get it sorted. I would say send recorded delivery but if they go missing, no chance of reimbursement. Keep a copy of the serial numbers.

    Totally agree with you QueenJess.

    Ordered sb mastercard this morning. It's here already. I like this service.

    About 50sb away from a new one too.

    Think I will take these as PayPal this week as have to fund Cubs.
    Make £10 a day September 2017 £81.68.
    August 2017 £390.47
    • FatVonD
    • By FatVonD 12th Sep 17, 7:13 PM
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    FatVonD
    £1 FB sale, the drinks are on me!
    Lunches brought to work in September 6/20 Money saved to date £13.07 (compared to spending three pounds on a meal deal.)

    Make £10 a day in September £355.84/300 (August£223.95, July £71.45, June £251.22, May£119.33, April £236.24, March £106.74, Feb £40.99, Jan £98.54)
    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 12th Sep 17, 7:31 PM
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    Aesop
    £1 FB sale, the drinks are on me!
    Originally posted by FatVonD
    Make £10 a day September 2017 £81.68.
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