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    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 31st Dec 17, 2:53 PM
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    Aesop
    ~Make upto £10 a day challenge January 2018~
    • #1
    • 31st Dec 17, 2:53 PM
    ~Make upto £10 a day challenge January 2018~ 31st Dec 17 at 2:53 PM
    Hello and welcome everybody

    This is the 125th 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.

    Link to previous thread.

    So who wants to kick 2018 into a financially working for you year?

    Join this challenge and let's make those bank accounts fat, mortgages paid off, holidays paid off, savings account grow fatter, debts paid off and much much more!!!
    Last edited by Aesop; 31-12-2017 at 3:03 PM.
    Make £10 a day March 2018 £40.38

    January - £
    February - £

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    • Talia1
    • By Talia1 10th Jan 18, 8:01 AM
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    Talia1
    A few small survey payouts of £14.78.

    Got a small TCB amount confirmed but will add when received.
    Did manage to list more on EB@y, hoping to list 30 more today, a fair target but a mixture of New listing and relisting.
    £10 a day 2018 Jan-March £1423.69 April 0/£300
    £10 a day 2017 £3967.07
    • bloomfelt
    • By bloomfelt 10th Jan 18, 8:58 AM
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    bloomfelt
    £7.20 to add from yesterday £5 SB, £2 shopmium & 20p Citizenme
    £10 a day April £81.94/£300
    £10 a day £2018 £8917.52
    • ziggy2407
    • By ziggy2407 10th Jan 18, 9:07 AM
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    ziggy2407
    Just a little update for me

    Shopmium - £1.44

    Keep up the great work everyone
    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: £93.25/3150 Make £5 per day in May 18: £8/£155 Make £5 per day in June 18: £13.04/£150
    • Milly-Ann-Molly
    • By Milly-Ann-Molly 10th Jan 18, 12:36 PM
    • 516 Posts
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    Milly-Ann-Molly
    well done everyone. some great reads on here.

    I have just been mooching around and have gained £3.72 in Game loyalty credit, £0.91 credit on an old waterstones card, £1 from the washing machine fairy, £0.28 in nectar credit from my weekly shop, £4.29 bank interest...

    I have also moved a bit credit card debt over to a 0% for 18 months deal on a different card... and I emptied all the small savings account balances and sent them to the BIG credit card! All 3 cards are now locked in a sealed envelope in the safe and I vow to not use them EVER again...unless an urgent household appliance etc is required... (I had been using them for a few grocery shops, fuel and luxuries...which meant it added up FAST)

    I am up on my 24 month phone contract this week so going to ring EE and change my £66 a month fee down to as low as possible.

    amazing how addictive penny pinching can be! I need to do it as I only have 4 hours of work this month on my 0 hour contract! eek

    good luck to everyone else. Im off to eBay list now... lets hope the thousands roll in soon...

    Make £/day June: £0 / £600
    Quidco £2,182.78 NSD June:
    SPC 2018#037 frugal 2018 #41
    2018 Road Kill £3.31
    Nectar £46.45 Tesco £10.50 Boots £10.18 Morrisons £10
    • lynnejk
    • By lynnejk 10th Jan 18, 12:59 PM
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    lynnejk
    Hi, Iím late to thread having. Had a few lazy / expensive spending months! Please put me down for £20 a day. I changed my user name for annonimty reasons but I was CatherineMM... still am inside. Hope you all had a great Christmas and new year. Letís make this year count! Xx
    Originally posted by Milly-Ann-Molly
    Hello
    I am late to the party but if I promise to update my signature can I join? Moving house in the Spring so need every penny. Aiming for £10 per day
    Will go through statements etc later and "tot up" so far.
    Originally posted by TheBanker
    I know it's really late but can you please add me for £5 a day
    £30 earned on topcashback
    £6 on pinecone research
    £3 on nectar
    Not a bad start .. have got loads to list on eBay
    I can do this ...
    Originally posted by sexylulubelle
    Hiya and a warm welcome to the January 'Fred'. I have added you all to the list of challengers and good luck with the challenge.

    It's great to see all the money-making happening all over the country and hope you all do really well this month.

    Sorry to read some of you feeling a bit poorly and sending some gws vibes to help hurry up the healing process.

    Hugs Shariann and hoping things improve again for you.

    I have £10 from a survey site and £50 from pop together with £2.50 from weekly scans to add.

    Hope you all staying warm and dry
    Lx
    £10day.2014=3213/2015=3421/2016=3238/2017=2702/2018=498..APR=12.03/300
    GrocC.2014=2162/2015=2083/2016=218/2017=1996/2018=450..APR=17.13/200
    Bulk buy.......APR=233.76
    GC.NSD..2015=216/2016=213/2017=229/2018=39..APR=03/15
    SPC130x61..2014=1178/2015=1287/2016=4616/2017=3843
    OS WL= -2/8 ......CC =00......Savings = £13,140
    • gracelesskelly
    • By gracelesskelly 10th Jan 18, 1:00 PM
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    gracelesskelly
    I'm very late to the party, because I only just discovered this challenge, but I'd like to join if that's still ok please

    I'm going to aim for £500 for the month, on the basis that I've already sold a couple of things this month that have got me off to a good start!

    So far:
    £120 for selling something I'd upgraded (went to pub for dive club meet up, came back £120 better off, not often that happens!)
    £125.90 for selling Debenhams vouchers on Zeek
    £5 Cleo referral
    £5 Oval money referral
    £3 withdrawn from quidco

    So £258.90/500 so far

    Also received yesterday prepaid mastercard for taking out BT broadband, so will be using that instead of normal card for spending, but not going to count it, as I'd already factored it in to the price of my broadband.

    Have been going through this thread looking for ideas, and signed up to the ones I wasn't already doing, so fingers crossed it will be a profitable month (my job contract ends at the end of the month, and haven't yet found anything else, so I need it to be!)
    • Florence J
    • By Florence J 10th Jan 18, 1:28 PM
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    Florence J
    Sorry I haven't been around much, life got in the way.

    My totals:

    3 days temp work, unexpected £144
    New Look voucher, Shop and Scan £10
    Pinecone £3

    That's all I can remember, someone correct me if I am wrong.
    Sealed Pot Challenge 11 #553
    £1000 Emergency Fund Challenge #253
    Wombling free 2017 = £2195.92
    Pay off all your debts by Xmas 2017 #53 (£3168.45/£3000)
    February 2018 Credit Card Debt: £3885
    • ziggy2407
    • By ziggy2407 10th Jan 18, 1:33 PM
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    ziggy2407
    Just popping in (while I remember) to declare

    4 x small FB sales - £20

    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: £93.25/3150 Make £5 per day in May 18: £8/£155 Make £5 per day in June 18: £13.04/£150
    • Sugarplum634
    • By Sugarplum634 10th Jan 18, 1:43 PM
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    Sugarplum634
    Hello my lovelies. Can I come back? Just for a tester month (or partial month)
    Anyone know if lucky leftovers is working yet?
    MobX have kicked me off for reasons unspecified. That was a nice xmas pressie.

    Anyone got an interesting saving plan? I'm comtemplating the save 1p challenge.. 1p on 1/1 10p on the 10th Jan 3.64 on Dec 31st.. ifI can find a spreadsheet I can tweak.
    Make £x a day in 2018 so far £0( Jan GC £30.40 paypal)

    ( 2017 £673.20) (2016 £800.97) (2015 £791.42/$312)
    • lynnejk
    • By lynnejk 10th Jan 18, 2:06 PM
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    lynnejk
    I'm very late to the party, because I only just discovered this challenge, but I'd like to join if that's still ok please

    I'm going to aim for £500 for the month, on the basis that I've already sold a couple of things this month that have got me off to a good start!................
    Originally posted by gracelesskelly
    Hello my lovelies. Can I come back? Just for a tester month (or partial month)
    Anyone know if lucky leftovers is working yet?
    MobX have kicked me off for reasons unspecified. That was a nice xmas pressie.

    Anyone got an interesting saving plan? I'm contemplating the save 1p challenge.. 1p on 1/1 10p on the 10th Jan 3.64 on Dec 31st.. if I can find a spreadsheet I can tweak.
    Originally posted by Sugarplum634
    Hiya and welcome/welcome back to the 'Fred'. I have added you to the list of challengers and good luck in making loadsa monies

    SP - you haven't put a target ?? Did you mean to add one ??
    Lx
    £10day.2014=3213/2015=3421/2016=3238/2017=2702/2018=498..APR=12.03/300
    GrocC.2014=2162/2015=2083/2016=218/2017=1996/2018=450..APR=17.13/200
    Bulk buy.......APR=233.76
    GC.NSD..2015=216/2016=213/2017=229/2018=39..APR=03/15
    SPC130x61..2014=1178/2015=1287/2016=4616/2017=3843
    OS WL= -2/8 ......CC =00......Savings = £13,140
    • Sugarplum634
    • By Sugarplum634 10th Jan 18, 2:15 PM
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    Sugarplum634
    Ooops! Let's go for £1 a day. Given I'm 10 days behind myself already.
    Make £x a day in 2018 so far £0( Jan GC £30.40 paypal)

    ( 2017 £673.20) (2016 £800.97) (2015 £791.42/$312)
    • *JaneDoe*
    • By *JaneDoe* 10th Jan 18, 8:59 PM
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    *JaneDoe*
    Just £6 tips for me for today please! Good luck to all the people starting in the past couple of days!
    • lynnejk
    • By lynnejk 10th Jan 18, 9:16 PM
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    lynnejk
    Ooops! Let's go for £1 a day. Given I'm 10 days behind myself already.
    Originally posted by Sugarplum634
    Okey dokey - have amended the list

    Well done Jane - you might to set up a running total on your signature as a bit of an incentive

    Lx
    £10day.2014=3213/2015=3421/2016=3238/2017=2702/2018=498..APR=12.03/300
    GrocC.2014=2162/2015=2083/2016=218/2017=1996/2018=450..APR=17.13/200
    Bulk buy.......APR=233.76
    GC.NSD..2015=216/2016=213/2017=229/2018=39..APR=03/15
    SPC130x61..2014=1178/2015=1287/2016=4616/2017=3843
    OS WL= -2/8 ......CC =00......Savings = £13,140
    • TheBanker
    • By TheBanker 10th Jan 18, 9:28 PM
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    TheBanker
    I got a £3.50 M&S voucher for doing a survey. And I spent £10 of Boots points, so I won't have to buy toothpaste or shower gell for a while!

    Here is a bank account switching inventive from Natwest. Posting because it's quite a simple offer (unlike some): https://www.moneysavingexpert.com/banking/compare-best-bank-accounts#natwestswitch
    Make £10 a day challenge: Jan-18: £330 / £400
    • swimminginaseaofdebt
    • By swimminginaseaofdebt 10th Jan 18, 9:56 PM
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    swimminginaseaofdebt
    Evening everyone,

    £5 paypal from Swagbucks for me today.
    Pay all debt off by Christmas 2018 #150 - £895.62/£2018
    SPC11 #564
    • cufc_mike
    • By cufc_mike 10th Jan 18, 10:41 PM
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    cufc_mike
    Evening all. £47.94 MB'ing today.

    Quite proud tonight, having cut mine and my wife's mobile phone contracts down from £39.98 a month to just £16.98 a month.

    If anybody else is with EE and isn't locked into a contract, you can get a sim only contract from Plus Net (runs on the EE network) for just £8 a month. 3GB data which is ample for me (I was getting 12GB with EE, but only using about 1.5GB)
    https://www.plus.net/mobile/plans/sim-only/

    BUT, before switching...phone EE...they're aware of this Plus Net deal and will give you a good deal. I'm actually paying £8.49 a month, but it means avoiding the need to actual switch, and faff about keeping the same number too. Plus I'm really impressed with EE's customer service, so I'd rather be a customer of theirs anyway.
    Last edited by cufc_mike; 10-01-2018 at 10:44 PM.
    Make £500 May Challenge: £904.40 / £500 -> My Matched Betting Blog
    • felixthemoggy
    • By felixthemoggy 10th Jan 18, 11:58 PM
    • 110 Posts
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    felixthemoggy
    ooh I had a nice little win today £100 gift voucher came in the post.
    £10 a day challenge £349.01/£3650
    Declutter 97/1095
    Weight Loss 10/81 lbs
    • TheBanker
    • By TheBanker 11th Jan 18, 6:19 AM
    • 618 Posts
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    TheBanker
    I had a random cheque for £5.

    It's very strange. Capital One wrote to my mum's house (where I have not lived for 15 years) saying they owed me some money and were trying to contact me. I gave them my new address.

    Several months later I received a cheque from them for £5 with no covering letter or explanation.

    I am at a loss as to how they owe me £5 and why they wrote to mums. The account was closed a long time ago but I know for sure they had my new addresses because I remember using the card to buy furniture when I moved out. I am also pretty sure I would have closed it. And why a credit card had a positive balance anyway... who knows?

    I also made 22p when I closed an unused savings account and they paid me the accrued interest.
    Make £10 a day challenge: Jan-18: £330 / £400
    • Kantankrus Mare
    • By Kantankrus Mare 11th Jan 18, 9:41 AM
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    Kantankrus Mare
    Had a larger than expected car bill yesterday for £170 to get it through its MOT but money has been put away for this kind of thing so not too traumatising.

    £7.20 tips for yesterday and £1 InstaGC.

    Nice little bonus this morning. Went to a new yoga class this morning... 7 am and its not at my usual gym so pay per class.

    The computer system was down so we were told it was no charge!

    Bit silly as we all had right change and they could have put in till later but not complaining and I am going to count it in this challenge.

    £4.50

    £12.70 in all to add
    Make £10 a day challenge 2018 Jan/£163.14/Feb £116.10/March £5,060.77/April £160.28/May £124.83/Jun £138.99
    Walk 2000 miles in 2017....1780.35 miles
    Walk 2018 miles in 2018...679.74 miles
    Mortgage...£47,070£46,092£45,626
    • ziggy2407
    • By ziggy2407 11th Jan 18, 10:41 AM
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    ziggy2407
    Another little update

    2 x FB sales - £20

    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: £93.25/3150 Make £5 per day in May 18: £8/£155 Make £5 per day in June 18: £13.04/£150
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