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My upping my income challenge
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Old 19-01-2008, 8:46 PM
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Thought I'd share my little personal challenge with everyone. I want to pay off my mortgage before my 30th birthday, which gives me 4 years to find 110,000.

It's pretty unlikely that I'll actually achieve this but I'm aiming big.

So starting on the 15th I've been trying to find as many ways of making extra cash as possible.

Going to ebay some stuff but waiting for the next cheap listing day, have a change tin which we put all out change into plus 5 notes whcih we then transfer to savings at end of month.

Started on slice the pie and have earned 30 this week so far.
Joined quidco and have 125 tracked
Joined Greasypalm and have 20 in there(and a free dvd woo- more things to sell)

Have applied to mystery shop places but probably wont get a lot of those as I'm in Aberdeen.
Have applied to AQA too just waiting to hear back, fingers crossed.
Have tried free bingo but that was a bust. Have also joined a variety of bingo sites through quidco/greasypalm taking the amount I need to deposit to join off the cashback given(for example I joined virgin through quidco, had to deposit 50 and play half but for my 25 payout they gave me 50 cashback).
Any more tips for me?
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Old 19-01-2008, 9:02 PM
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Hurrah just added to my fund. Joined jackpot joy through greasy palm and they gave 20 cashback for a 10 deposit, so 10 profit there.

Was playing my 10 deposit and won 60

So total jackpot profit of 70 happy bunny sparkle.

Off to withdraw the winnings before I get tempted to gamble them away.
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Old 19-01-2008, 9:23 PM
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Well done sparklewig on winning £60 and on your intended challenge. I wish you the best of luck. Have you tried matched betting, which can be found on the gambling intro board, some people have made quite a bit through doing it. Takes a while to get your head round it though.
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Old 19-01-2008, 9:33 PM
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Grrrr can't withdraw my winnings until I wager another 30. Always read the small print people lol.

Upside wagering that 30 still leaves me 40 in profit and who knows maybe I'll win more :rolleyes:

Have been meaning to have a look at matched betting but need to set aside a day to sit and read all the threads properly as I'm a bit of a dunce when it comes to betting(see above lol)
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Old 19-01-2008, 9:39 PM
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Good luck on your challenge! Maybe try some of the other cashback sites too for some daily clicking? I do mine while listening to the tracks on slice the pie. Two birds and one stone and all that! Don't forget pigsback too!
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Old 19-01-2008, 9:44 PM
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I so dont understand pigsback lol been a member for 2 years and have 0 piggypoints really need to go and read up on it sometime.
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Old 19-01-2008, 9:47 PM
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http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/....html?t=678797

voila! You'll have some vouchers (or whatever you're after) in no time!
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Old 19-01-2008, 10:05 PM
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Cheers, between that and greasy palm I'm going to have a busy few days when slice the pie are between rooms.
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Old 20-01-2008, 12:02 AM
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Just read the matched betting thread and think my brain went into meltdown. will try again tomorrow lol.
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Good luck Sparkle I have been meaning to get my head round it too, if you mange to understand it please share:confused:
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Old 20-01-2008, 10:23 AM
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Archerfish might be another to sign up to and libertycash. Both pay to click sites, but every little bit helps!!!

(I have referrals if you'd like to use them. Don't think I can post them here!!!)

Also have you checked out the referers board? Lots of people with ideas there
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Old 20-01-2008, 11:20 AM
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Do you have any practical skills that you can use to gain an income. I occassionally do a plastering job for a bit extra. Do you do anything DIY for example????
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Old 20-01-2008, 3:09 PM
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Do you have any practical skills that you can use to gain an income. I occassionally do a plastering job for a bit extra. Do you do anything DIY for example????

Well the simple answer to that would be no, I have no practical skills whatsoever lol.

Mr Sparkle is a painter and decorator though he doesn't work as one anymore so I could send him out to make me some cash.
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Old 20-01-2008, 8:58 PM
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You could try mysearchfunds.com - it gives you chance to earn money while searching - I have earned 5 pounds in one week - done aprox. 100 searches or so.

Best wishes with you 110.000 before 30.



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Agree with 1999 mysearchfunds seems to be a simple way of getting money if you search quite often. I do quizes (and sell any prizes on ebay) and its great for getting the answers, up to £1 a day average.

Also matched betting if you can get your head round it is a sure fire way to earn money, you can easily make £100 a week without trying to hard.
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Consuming better also ups your income, try www.fixtureferrets.co.uk to find the best deals in the supermarkets. That way your money goes that little bit further.
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How's your personal challenge shaping up then...?
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