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    • I Love comps
    • By I Love comps 29th Nov 17, 3:19 PM
    • 1,109Posts
    • 4,223Thanks
    I Love comps
    Make 2018 in 2018
    • #1
    • 29th Nov 17, 3:19 PM
    Make 2018 in 2018 29th Nov 17 at 3:19 PM
    Decided to put this challenge up now ready for next year.
    These are ways you can make some extra cash in 2018. So who would like to join me in this challenge ?

    Ways of making extra money;

    SURVEYS
    WINS
    EBAY
    FB SELLING GROUPS
    OVERTIME
    VOUCHERS EG 1 OFF A PRODUCT
    SHARE DIVIDEND INTEREST
    INTEREST FROM BANK ACCOUNTS
    QUIDCO CASHBACK
    FREEBIES (VALUE OF)
    TOPCASHBACK
    MATCHED BETTING
    VOUCHERS FROM POINTS EG SHOP LOYALTY CARDS

    1. I Love comps
    2. Miss Pop
    3. Dolly Rocker
    4. Merlin's Beard
    5. cs1986
    6. dfw87
    7. Littleoldme
    8. LuxuryWoman
    9. laurenturner
    10.ilovetea
    11.fraserbooks
    12.MLE007
    13.Donkeybunny
    14.davidw
    15.Zizzi86
    16.purplevamp
    17.casepuma
    18.Nic880
    19.savingpennies
    20.scaredofdebt
    21.Girl Overboard
    22.lessonlearned
    23.rjw4
    24.PurpleJay
    25.DebtFreeDuo
    26.Rachel24
    27.wit40iwtwan
    28.Olliegami
    29.ivormonee
    30.bitbybit
    31.swimminginaseaofdebt
    32.Princessparkle
    33.mimiduck
    34.MissRarr
    35.emma12345
    36.mickey mouse
    37. Elliesmum
    38.Bigdreams
    39.jools1985
    40.agiaga
    41.pamsdish
    42.margf
    43.k4ren2006
    44.Abi
    45.babs
    46.MysteryMe
    47.xanthe06
    48.sinner2winner
    49.peatles
    50.viking_mfw
    51.charlieschin
    52.Jamesandsarah
    53.ceb1995
    54.Green-Beagle
    55.lilly81
    56.emmzickle
    57.shazzylou
    58.Massa1982
    59.finnan89
    60.Betterthanever
    61.Dedre
    62.pdnw
    63.Carisbrooke
    64.fabjules
    65.ma-ri-ella
    66.fatpat
    67.Bradders
    68.BrisbaneJane
    69.Ive got a lovely bunch of
    70.starnac
    71.jackomdj
    72.bjplfw2007
    73.Iheart
    74.bex2002
    75.emmilou
    76.kayester
    77.dND
    78.CherryLee
    79.Shineyhappy
    80.jacci45
    81.saddlersfan
    82.zackyv 6661
    83.sinkorswim2018
    84.Sockfairy
    85.Pickle_99_uk
    86.o_o
    87.Stubags
    88.loulou129
    89.Eldog
    90.Emmaaar22
    91.TownMouse
    92.nelie
    93.CompletelyLost
    94.Penniesforfuture
    95.Houseplant26
    96.Cotta
    97.Spabes
    98.jeanmd
    99.VB1980
    100.Sallangel
    101.DannyBoy97
    102.emilyroseon
    103.E11ie
    104.SuperSaverfred
    105.LeMansBlue330d
    106. greencat583
    107.WalterShannon
    108.riotlady
    109.PandaLover
    110. KingLarsson
    111. gothrockchic1
    112. A Random Man
    113. Purpleheir
    114.Spudsmum
    115.Spendingqueen
    Last edited by I Love comps; 25-05-2018 at 8:02 AM.
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    • DebtFreeDuo
    • By DebtFreeDuo 6th Jan 18, 3:26 PM
    • 814 Posts
    • 4,184 Thanks
    DebtFreeDuo
    Update for the first week:

    20 in vouchers

    Slow start but I have exams coming up so not much time to invest at the moment. I have just switched bank accounts so that will be 125 on the way in a month or two and I also have 80 pending in TCB which should be with me in a couple of months.
    Debt free by Christmas 2018 #004: 2565.82/7445.69
    2018 in 2018 #25: 674.21/2018
    SPC 586
    • Zizzi86
    • By Zizzi86 6th Jan 18, 10:50 PM
    • 20 Posts
    • 11 Thanks
    Zizzi86
    Refund of credit on electric balance 159.80
    (Let me know if this isnt allowable)

    Total 176.60
    • Pickle_99_uk
    • By Pickle_99_uk 7th Jan 18, 8:44 AM
    • 105 Posts
    • 392 Thanks
    Pickle_99_uk
    Hi, can I join please? I will update my signature with progress. Thanks
    Emergency pot 148.60/1000
    Make 2018 in 2018: 430/2018
    • Pickle_99_uk
    • By Pickle_99_uk 7th Jan 18, 8:47 AM
    • 105 Posts
    • 392 Thanks
    Pickle_99_uk
    50 from selling books, 5 from clothes sales, 23 from paying loose change into bank ( does that count?!) and 29 refund from tiles we didn't need. X
    Emergency pot 148.60/1000
    Make 2018 in 2018: 430/2018
    • O_O
    • By O_O 7th Jan 18, 11:26 AM
    • 4 Posts
    • 3 Thanks
    O_O
    Hi I'd like to join in. I've been meaning to sort thorough some things for a while and sell them on or do a local car boot sale so a target will get me motivated.

    So far I have 6 of interest come through for December.

    Do discounts like BOGOF deals count or only vouchers?
    • MLE007
    • By MLE007 7th Jan 18, 3:41 PM
    • 333 Posts
    • 1,707 Thanks
    MLE007
    Cash outs this week:

    Onepoll 40 paypal
    Focus Groups 12 Amazon
    Swagbucks 5 mastercard
    Qmee 1.60 paypal

    On 58.60
    2018 in 2018 1759.53

    2017 in 2017 4727.33
    • BrisbaneJane
    • By BrisbaneJane 7th Jan 18, 4:42 PM
    • 17 Posts
    • 6 Thanks
    BrisbaneJane
    Hi everyone, the end of the first week I have the following - 35 payout from Prolific, 25 premium bond win, 33 interest, 10 M&S voucher from credit card points and 3 Halifax reward.
    This challenge is really making me think about not wasting anything. I thought I had a supermarket voucher but when I came to use it, it had expired. Grr. Will try not to let that happen again!

    106 / 2,018
    • bex2002
    • By bex2002 7th Jan 18, 6:40 PM
    • 1,261 Posts
    • 2,138 Thanks
    bex2002
    I have a meager 3.50 to start this week off, hopefully will have a better week next week, trying to do the surveys each evening when i get home so they haven't expired by the time i get to them, also have been waiting for a 70 payment for market research a while ago which i hope will come through this week.
    27.76/2018 in 2018
    • Pickle_99_uk
    • By Pickle_99_uk 7th Jan 18, 7:15 PM
    • 105 Posts
    • 392 Thanks
    Pickle_99_uk
    Managed to get a much better deal on insurance saving 120 for the year. Not sure if it counts but I'm happy with it! X
    Emergency pot 148.60/1000
    Make 2018 in 2018: 430/2018
    • mickey mouse
    • By mickey mouse 7th Jan 18, 9:16 PM
    • 1,375 Posts
    • 4,220 Thanks
    mickey mouse
    Another 4.50 to add . Supermarket coupon
    2 savers 2018 - no 5

    Make 2018 in 2018 1008.04/2018
    Use up toiletries in 2018 30/126
    • agiaga
    • By agiaga 7th Jan 18, 11:25 PM
    • 163 Posts
    • 338 Thanks
    agiaga
    It's 96.46 for me since 1st January - combination of interests, account reward, Topcashback and Receipt Hog payouts
    Make 2018 in 2018 #40 1543.01/2018
    Save 12k in 2018 #78 1,925.47/12k

    mortgage started 31st May 2011 -59200
    mortgage overpayment started July 2011
    • bit by bit
    • By bit by bit 8th Jan 18, 11:43 AM
    • 112 Posts
    • 374 Thanks
    bit by bit
    Slow start for me, will be able to return to surveys after DD has returned to Uni today.

    2p roadkill
    3.00 Haifax Rewards
    3.11 TxB Interest
    11.38 stamps reward for survey
    50p Given to me at a ladies loo in London as i didn't have one ( I wasn't begging, honest)

    Total 18.41/2018
    Wife, mother, gardener, nurse, cancer survivor. Aiming to retire at 55 in February 2021- 33 months to go.
    MFW 2018 #164 539.80/3200. Make 2018 in 2018 #30 525.81/2018
    Stash Busting 2018 1 projects as yet No Clutter to be Seen in 2018 Challenge: 27/52 bags of stuff plus 6 other items.
    • Elliesmum
    • By Elliesmum 8th Jan 18, 3:12 PM
    • 1,475 Posts
    • 1,781 Thanks
    Elliesmum
    Hi All

    Just been paid 30 for mystery shopping so adding to my total

    EM x
    You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation.
    Plato Make 2018 in 2018 no. 37 - total = 1626.25/2018
    • purplevamp
    • By purplevamp 8th Jan 18, 4:05 PM
    • 7,764 Posts
    • 370,686 Thanks
    purplevamp
    16.54
    Originally posted by purplevamp
    Payment from a survey site of 7.84

    Total = 24.38
    Last edited by purplevamp; 18-06-2018 at 10:48 PM.
    Mortgage: Was: 154,495 Oct 2039
    Now: 128,778.31 Feb 2038
    MFW #84 0.00/2,500

    Swagbucks ~ 155 (2017 ~ 335)
    Surveys ~ 149.75 (2017 ~ 292.30)
    PTC, etc ~ $102.18 (2017 ~ $342.32)

    I Love You" "I Know"
    • kayester
    • By kayester 8th Jan 18, 5:59 PM
    • 1,800 Posts
    • 9,338 Thanks
    kayester
    10 made from shpock. All in a pot ready to pay off a debt. 151 total
    216/2018 (make in 2018)

    Grocery challenge
    Jan 227/400
    swagbucks target 2018 1452/27375
    • Littleoldme
    • By Littleoldme 8th Jan 18, 6:12 PM
    • 562 Posts
    • 1,025 Thanks
    Littleoldme
    I would like to take part in this - forever thinking things like this are a good idea in the New Year but never doing them
    Originally posted by Littleoldme
    A slow start for me
    10 Swagbucks gift card
    3 Boots Advantage card points (used for my lunch, assume that is allowed)

    13/2018

    • wjr4
    • By wjr4 8th Jan 18, 7:12 PM
    • 377 Posts
    • 234 Thanks
    wjr4
    My first post of 2018 on here! I was so proud of making 2,017 last year and managing to write a blog post about it - hardly anyone has read it though
    So far this year: 5 swagbucks!
    • bit by bit
    • By bit by bit 8th Jan 18, 10:15 PM
    • 112 Posts
    • 374 Thanks
    bit by bit
    Prolific Academic 15.72
    Topcashback 3.83

    Total so far 38.74
    Wife, mother, gardener, nurse, cancer survivor. Aiming to retire at 55 in February 2021- 33 months to go.
    MFW 2018 #164 539.80/3200. Make 2018 in 2018 #30 525.81/2018
    Stash Busting 2018 1 projects as yet No Clutter to be Seen in 2018 Challenge: 27/52 bags of stuff plus 6 other items.
    • mickey mouse
    • By mickey mouse 9th Jan 18, 8:35 AM
    • 1,375 Posts
    • 4,220 Thanks
    mickey mouse
    O2 bonus of 5
    2 savers 2018 - no 5

    Make 2018 in 2018 1008.04/2018
    Use up toiletries in 2018 30/126
    • scaredofdebt
    • By scaredofdebt 9th Jan 18, 9:57 AM
    • 1,013 Posts
    • 435 Thanks
    scaredofdebt
    First week update a bit late - received 29 from Qmee for surveys etc.
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