Make £10 a Day in December

Here is a nice new thread for December. . Get creative and lets see how we do this month. 

Threads like this have been going for a while now and really seem to motivate people. So come on everybody, this is the place to post how much money you have made each day, over and above your normal income.  This can be from selling stuff on line or at car boots etc, doing surveys, mystery shops, receipt scanning apps, bank switches, cashback, or anything else you can think of.  Do you have a side hustle? Are you crafty? Do you bake cakes to sell?  Let us know and share your tips and ideas as well.  

£10 is a nice round figure that everybody seems to like, but if you want to aim higher, that is brilliant.  Or if you think you can only manage £5 a day, or even £2.  Whatever target suits you best.  Personally I like to aim low and then I feel better if I beat it, but one day I'll branch out and go for the full £10 a day.  

In the mean time, let us know you targets and how you are doing so far. ...Welcome to previous posters and newbies
Making the debt go down and the savings go up, one day at a time.

LBM 2015 - debt £57K / Jan 2024 now £34,119


Mortgage at 12th Jan '24  £19,000 (Officially finishes June 2026, but plan to get MF well before that....watch this space)
Total Mortgage Overpayments in 2022 - £240. 2023 - £1766
Total Overpayments so far in 2024 £209.00


Challenges

EF #68  £375/£1000
1p a Day Challenge 2024 #12  £56/£667
SPC 2024    #041  £10.87
Christmas/Birthdays 2024  #5
  £31
 Make £5 a day - Feb £75.15/145                 

NSDs for Feb 10/15
My debt free diary...https://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/discussion/6396218/we-will-get-this-debt-down-the-savings-up


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  • My target is £5 a day again, so total £155.
     Kicking off with £5 arrived in my PP account this morning from SB

    Good luck to everybody
    Making the debt go down and the savings go up, one day at a time.

    LBM 2015 - debt £57K / Jan 2024 now £34,119


    Mortgage at 12th Jan '24  £19,000 (Officially finishes June 2026, but plan to get MF well before that....watch this space)
    Total Mortgage Overpayments in 2022 - £240. 2023 - £1766
    Total Overpayments so far in 2024 £209.00


    Challenges

    EF #68  £375/£1000
    1p a Day Challenge 2024 #12  £56/£667
    SPC 2024    #041  £10.87
    Christmas/Birthdays 2024  #5
      £31
     Make £5 a day - Feb £75.15/145                 

    NSDs for Feb 10/15
    My debt free diary...https://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/discussion/6396218/we-will-get-this-debt-down-the-savings-up


  • Cheery_Daff
    Cheery_Daff Posts: 15,474
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    edited 1 December 2023 at 9:41PM
    I'm in! And thank you for starting us off 😊

    I'm going for £15 a day 😱 So £465 total.

    Both of us have applied for another bank switch, and seem to have met all the criteria, so if that pays out in December it will be £350, which will be a good start! It might be early January though, so we'll see.

    Other plans

    * Prolific for both me and Mr Cheery
    * matched betting/casino offers
    * might read OnePoll payout (I'm at £3.85, need to get to £25 so might be a bit ambitious...)
    * cashback on Christmas presents bought online
    * got a couple of things I might attempt to sell on Vinted, not done that before.

    And, of course I'll be winning a few quid on the Premium bonds tomorrow 😂

    Good luck everyone! 
  • Thank you for starting this month. I'm going to join in.  Starting easy, because whilst things to maybe sell, not really christmas type things, and zero time to concentrate on finding/listing in earnest. 

    Going for £5 a day, £155 in total. 

    Plans so far:
    • user testing - I have a live conversation scheduled for $60 if it goes ahead (so around £47 I think)
    • start using shopmium for cashback
    • sell one or two things online 
    We'll see! Seems pretty ambitious still - anyone managing £10 without side hustle I'm in awe!

  • Welcome everybody. 

    Another £5.31 for me today, from P/fc, Must find time to go onto some of the more boring survey sites as well, I tend to have stopped using them so much. Almost made another FB sale, but got let down again
    Making the debt go down and the savings go up, one day at a time.

    LBM 2015 - debt £57K / Jan 2024 now £34,119


    Mortgage at 12th Jan '24  £19,000 (Officially finishes June 2026, but plan to get MF well before that....watch this space)
    Total Mortgage Overpayments in 2022 - £240. 2023 - £1766
    Total Overpayments so far in 2024 £209.00


    Challenges

    EF #68  £375/£1000
    1p a Day Challenge 2024 #12  £56/£667
    SPC 2024    #041  £10.87
    Christmas/Birthdays 2024  #5
      £31
     Make £5 a day - Feb £75.15/145                 

    NSDs for Feb 10/15
    My debt free diary...https://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/discussion/6396218/we-will-get-this-debt-down-the-savings-up


  • £5.13 today. Need to up my game a bit I think
    Making the debt go down and the savings go up, one day at a time.

    LBM 2015 - debt £57K / Jan 2024 now £34,119


    Mortgage at 12th Jan '24  £19,000 (Officially finishes June 2026, but plan to get MF well before that....watch this space)
    Total Mortgage Overpayments in 2022 - £240. 2023 - £1766
    Total Overpayments so far in 2024 £209.00


    Challenges

    EF #68  £375/£1000
    1p a Day Challenge 2024 #12  £56/£667
    SPC 2024    #041  £10.87
    Christmas/Birthdays 2024  #5
      £31
     Make £5 a day - Feb £75.15/145                 

    NSDs for Feb 10/15
    My debt free diary...https://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/discussion/6396218/we-will-get-this-debt-down-the-savings-up


  • £2  from shopmium today, cleared into PP today. (I'm new to shopmium so was surprised at how fast.)

    I have £7.96 pending for a user test ($10) that should clear into PP on Monday, and a live test booked that if works out should give me roughly £47. Not counting those until confirmed and processed into my account. 

    Partner has reminded me I have a very broken white gold chain that jewellers have told me is pointless repairing as it's really badly made (main high street jewellers) and will just break somewhere else, likely losing whatever pendant I have on it with it.  Think it may be worth selling the gold.  I literally have  no idea where the best place is for that - would like to avoid the 'we buy gold' chain places. Any ideas? 




  • Quick Question: do you only count cleared payments ? (into bank or PayPal?) Or do you count cash back also for example that is earned in Dec but won't arrive in account until Jan (as with Lloyd's bank for example?) 
  • Cheery_Daff
    Cheery_Daff Posts: 15,474
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    Quick Question: do you only count cleared payments ? (into bank or PayPal?) Or do you count cash back also for example that is earned in Dec but won't arrive in account until Jan (as with Lloyd's bank for example?) 
    I've only been doing this a couple of months, but I'm counting things in the months they clear as part of my total (but I might note in this thread when I've earned something)
  • @CoffeeSonata, I only count mine once it arrives in my PP or Bank Acc, but it is up to you how you do it....as long as youu only count it once....lol

    £7.40 for me today, from P/fc
    Making the debt go down and the savings go up, one day at a time.

    LBM 2015 - debt £57K / Jan 2024 now £34,119


    Mortgage at 12th Jan '24  £19,000 (Officially finishes June 2026, but plan to get MF well before that....watch this space)
    Total Mortgage Overpayments in 2022 - £240. 2023 - £1766
    Total Overpayments so far in 2024 £209.00


    Challenges

    EF #68  £375/£1000
    1p a Day Challenge 2024 #12  £56/£667
    SPC 2024    #041  £10.87
    Christmas/Birthdays 2024  #5
      £31
     Make £5 a day - Feb £75.15/145                 

    NSDs for Feb 10/15
    My debt free diary...https://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/discussion/6396218/we-will-get-this-debt-down-the-savings-up


  • £7.46 for me today from P/fc
    Making the debt go down and the savings go up, one day at a time.

    LBM 2015 - debt £57K / Jan 2024 now £34,119


    Mortgage at 12th Jan '24  £19,000 (Officially finishes June 2026, but plan to get MF well before that....watch this space)
    Total Mortgage Overpayments in 2022 - £240. 2023 - £1766
    Total Overpayments so far in 2024 £209.00


    Challenges

    EF #68  £375/£1000
    1p a Day Challenge 2024 #12  £56/£667
    SPC 2024    #041  £10.87
    Christmas/Birthdays 2024  #5
      £31
     Make £5 a day - Feb £75.15/145                 

    NSDs for Feb 10/15
    My debt free diary...https://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/discussion/6396218/we-will-get-this-debt-down-the-savings-up


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