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    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 30th Sep 17, 10:36 PM
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    Aesop
    ~Make upto £10 a day in October 2017 ~ everybody most welcome
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    • 30th Sep 17, 10:36 PM
    ~Make upto £10 a day in October 2017 ~ everybody most welcome 30th Sep 17 at 10:36 PM
    Hello and welcome everybody



    This is the 122nd 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.

    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 March 2018 £40.38

    January - £
    February - £

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    • Procrastinater
    • By Procrastinater 1st Oct 17, 9:36 PM
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    Procrastinater
    so hubby couldn't be bothered to goto bookies, wanted me to go to place bet on a certainty. I didn't want to, so said would do it online. the horse was a certainty and we won £50. I went to send him the money from my account and he told me to keep it!

    I also cashed out £5 on vypr today

    £55 1 October
    Originally posted by Aesop
    Brilliant Aesop - get any more "Certs" let us know
    • FatVonD
    • By FatVonD 1st Oct 17, 9:38 PM
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    FatVonD
    Three things sold on eBay which, after fees, will leave me with £53.84 and somebody else messaged to say they forgot to bid on something that didn't sell and can collect tomorrow, I'll add that one when I have the money in my hands though!
    Make £25 a day in April £0/£750 (March £584, February £602, January £883.66)

    December £361.54, November £322.28, October £288.52, September £374.30, August £223.95, July £71.45, June £251.22, May£119.33, April £236.24, March £106.74, Feb £40.99, Jan £98.54) Total for 2017 - £2,495.10
    • FatVonD
    • By FatVonD 1st Oct 17, 9:41 PM
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    FatVonD
    I'm running out of things to eBay now, might have to sell my firstborn
    Make £25 a day in April £0/£750 (March £584, February £602, January £883.66)

    December £361.54, November £322.28, October £288.52, September £374.30, August £223.95, July £71.45, June £251.22, May£119.33, April £236.24, March £106.74, Feb £40.99, Jan £98.54) Total for 2017 - £2,495.10
    • QueenJess
    • By QueenJess 1st Oct 17, 9:42 PM
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    QueenJess
    Yes unfortunately, this is normally the case.

    the ones I have posted require a certain amount before they pay out. My last 2 got rejected as being damaged!!! annoyed about that as they most definitely weren't.

    I can understand companies not wanting to pay 50p here and there but some are steep at £20 payout. I don't use that many catridges in a year.
    Originally posted by Aesop
    Hmm.. could be a while before I get anything out of these then! On the plus side, hubby had a sort out and found another printer cartridge for me so I have 2 already.
    Make up to £10 a day challenge: April £293.41/£50 (Mar £754.90, Feb £519.52, Jan £608.10
    , 2017 Jul - Nov: £2,689.44)
    • QueenJess
    • By QueenJess 1st Oct 17, 9:45 PM
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    QueenJess
    I'm running out of things to eBay now, might have to sell my firstborn
    Originally posted by FatVonD
    Made me laugh! I too am running out of things to eBay and so am having a last push before xmas and then will just be concentrating on surveys come 2018.
    Make up to £10 a day challenge: April £293.41/£50 (Mar £754.90, Feb £519.52, Jan £608.10
    , 2017 Jul - Nov: £2,689.44)
    • FatVonD
    • By FatVonD 1st Oct 17, 9:49 PM
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    FatVonD
    Could somebody jog my memory again, please, as to which name I am looking for on the Job Spotter cash out/Amazon voucher email, please? I cashed out a few days ago and nothing has come through yet?
    Make £25 a day in April £0/£750 (March £584, February £602, January £883.66)

    December £361.54, November £322.28, October £288.52, September £374.30, August £223.95, July £71.45, June £251.22, May£119.33, April £236.24, March £106.74, Feb £40.99, Jan £98.54) Total for 2017 - £2,495.10
    • Procrastinater
    • By Procrastinater 1st Oct 17, 9:55 PM
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    Procrastinater
    I'm running out of things to eBay now, might have to sell my firstborn
    Originally posted by FatVonD
    It cost me 4 grand to give mine away !
    • Kantankrus Mare
    • By Kantankrus Mare 1st Oct 17, 10:16 PM
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    Kantankrus Mare
    Nice win Aesop!!!
    Make £10 a day challenge 2018 Jan/£163.14/Feb £116.10/March £5,060.77/April £93.53
    Walk 2000 miles in 2017....1780.35 miles
    Walk 2018 miles in 2018...569.28 miles
    Mortgage...£47,070
    • shariann
    • By shariann 1st Oct 17, 10:26 PM
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    shariann
    Updated totals for September

    1......Aesop....................................£
    2......lynnejk...................................£
    3......Kantankrus Mare.....................£282.35
    4......jojitsui................................... £
    5......hedgehogqueen.......................£
    6......cufc_mike...............................£45 0.01
    7......swimminginaseaofdebt.............£49.22
    8......tryingtoavaiddebt.....................£151. 15
    9......Rosie.....................................£
    10....QueenJess..............................£423. 05
    11....MrsCautious............................£296. 69
    12....Talia 1....................................£
    13....tizzi13....................................£
    14....Vintage Historian.....................£
    15....ziggy2407...............................£406 .12
    16....carbootcrazy...........................£139. 86
    17....museumworker........................£
    18....fluffig....................................£ 226
    19....WelshKitty85...........................£141. 12
    20....Xandersmum...........................£
    21....shariann.................................£12 0.15
    22....MinnieMousesMummy..............£
    23....FatVonD.................................£374 .30
    24....Felula....................................£6 57.60
    25....moppiness..............................£
    26....helsbell..................................£
    27....Hermia...................................£22 5.73
    28....eLLeBee.................................£
    29....angelicious.............................£
    30....Milly-Ann-Molly.......................£
    31....LynetteJ.................................£
    32....Happymac..............................£
    33....Procrastinator.........................£285
    34....Florence J...............................£
    35....runmichellerun........................£
    36....HarnaicTom............................£
    37....bestlifenow.............................£49. 27

    Running total £4277.35
    £10 a day April - £193.31/£300
    2014 £110.92 2015 £3732.30 2016 £1633.66 2017 £2991.70
    2018 Jan £604.94 Feb £264.01 March £360.26
    • cufc_mike
    • By cufc_mike 1st Oct 17, 10:38 PM
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    cufc_mike
    I'm back in again this month, and upping my target to £10 a day. I've smashed this the last 2 months, so hopefully I can do so for a 3rd month running.

    £5.99 from MB today, though I've been out literally all day so not much time for anything. Won 2 tickets to the final day of the British Masters today, so took my Dad along as he loves his golf. Should have been £43 each, so well happy with the win. I'm not counting it as part of this challenge though because it's not something I'd have otherwise paid for.
    Make £1,000 April Challenge: £977.31 / £1,000 -> My Matched Betting Blog
    Mortgage Overpayments: £2,796.87 | £1,509.75 Interest Saved
    Mortgage End Date: Was 01/06/2033 -> Now: 01/10/2031 (reduced by 20 months by PAD'ing)
    • ziggy2407
    • By ziggy2407 1st Oct 17, 10:46 PM
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    ziggy2407
    Thanks to you guys on this thread I have had a fantastic two months and would love to join again for £5 per day please.

    Looking forward to another great month. Thanks to Aesop and Lynne for running a great thread and to the rest of you for making it a great place to be.
    It is better to take many small steps in the right direction than to make a great leap forward only to stumble backward. (Old Chinese Proverb)

    Make £5 per day in Jan 18: £491.91/£155 Make £5 per day in Feb 18: £51.40/£140 Make £5 per day in Mar 18: £150.36/£155 Make £5 per day in Apr 18: £76.03/150
    • jojitsui
    • By jojitsui 1st Oct 17, 10:48 PM
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    jojitsui
    Can I join please. My laptop has died so I am not able to post as much as I would like to but I am going to aim for £10 a day!
    Thanks
    • Ellie36
    • By Ellie36 1st Oct 17, 10:53 PM
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    Ellie36
    Can I join in please. I'll aim for £10 a day.

    Thank you!
    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 1st Oct 17, 10:55 PM
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    Aesop
    Brilliant Aesop - get any more "Certs" let us know
    Originally posted by Procrastinater
    hubby is one of those annoying men who looks at a horse and knows it's going to win. 90% of the time he is right. he won't often tell me though. just backsthem in the bookies and gives him a bit of spending money for the weekend.
    Make £10 a day March 2018 £40.38

    January - £
    February - £

    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 1st Oct 17, 10:59 PM
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    Aesop
    Could somebody jog my memory again, please, as to which name I am looking for on the Job Spotter cash out/Amazon voucher email, please? I cashed out a few days ago and nothing has come through yet?
    Originally posted by FatVonD
    tango card. check spam and junk.

    noreply@tangocard.com
    Make £10 a day March 2018 £40.38

    January - £
    February - £

    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 1st Oct 17, 11:51 PM
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    Aesop
    can you all see this


    Make £10 a day March 2018 £40.38

    January - £
    February - £

    • Procrastinater
    • By Procrastinater 2nd Oct 17, 1:13 AM
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    Procrastinater
    Just been through Martin's Utility checker and saved estimated £423 over the year - do I book this as £34 each month ? or what ? do I stop booking it after a year ?
    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 2nd Oct 17, 7:56 AM
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    Aesop
    Just been through Martin's Utility checker and saved estimated £423 over the year - do I book this as £34 each month ? or what ? do I stop booking it after a year ?
    Originally posted by Procrastinater
    I would only include the first month of saving. after that you will be used to having to pay less and either saving that money or using it for something else.

    but it's great when you can reduce your bills isn't it.
    Make £10 a day March 2018 £40.38

    January - £
    February - £

    • Kantankrus Mare
    • By Kantankrus Mare 2nd Oct 17, 8:31 AM
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    Kantankrus Mare
    can you all see this


    Originally posted by Aesop
    Yes I can see it.
    Make £10 a day challenge 2018 Jan/£163.14/Feb £116.10/March £5,060.77/April £93.53
    Walk 2000 miles in 2017....1780.35 miles
    Walk 2018 miles in 2018...569.28 miles
    Mortgage...£47,070
    • Rosie
    • By Rosie 2nd Oct 17, 8:45 AM
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    Rosie
    Thank you for the new thread Aesop and Lynne.
    Can you put me down for £10 a day please
    I have not worked out my sept total yet but I know I have smashed my target as OH got a £218 tax rebate and gave it to me.
    Good luck for October everyone.
    Rosie x
    Oct £10 a day £367.34/£310
    Nov £10 a day £375.80/£300
    Dec £10 a day £330.00/£310
    Jan £10 a day £337 99/£310
    Feb £10 a day £281.80/£280
    Mar £10 a day £219.30/£310
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