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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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    • 2018saver
    • By 2018saver 5th Jan 18, 6:56 PM
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    2018saver
    £10 from surveys and £15 from eB*y today

    £45/£310
    • lynnejk
    • By lynnejk 5th Jan 18, 7:47 PM
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    lynnejk
    Please count me in for £10 a day. Since Christmas eve I've been laid low but am now on antibiotics so hoping January just gets better and better.
    Good luck to all.
    Originally posted by Talia1
    Hi All

    Can you put me down for £3 a day again please?

    So far I'm on £3.33 interest, £3 Sainsbury's voucher and £13.11 from Quidco. £19.44 in total.

    Jue
    Originally posted by juliejim
    Can I join in again please, I was thrilled with the amount I made for a few months last year so want to have another go now things have settled down in my home and personal life. Please pop me down for £5 per day please, so far I can declare

    £5 - Topcashback
    £5 - Sun Perks
    £3 - Halifax Reward

    Keep up the great work everyone, off to read the thread.
    Originally posted by ziggy2407
    Hiya. I've added you all to the list of challengers. Good luck with the challenge. Don't forget to read all Aesop's wonderful hints and tips and please ask if you need any help.
    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
    • lynnejk
    • By lynnejk 5th Jan 18, 7:51 PM
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    lynnejk
    £7.60 tips to add.

    Have ressurected my One Poll account that I last used 4 years ago

    Think I gave up on it as £40 is a huge target and seemed to be taking forever.

    I have £15 on it so will persevere again. I read somewhere that once payout has been reached, they lower the next payout threshold?
    Hopefully someone can confirm for me
    Originally posted by Kantankrus Mare
    I'm still trying to get to my original £40 as well - and, same as you, got a bit dispirited with the size of the target

    However, I did get a notification that once you reach your first £40 claim the level for claim then goes down to £25 HTH
    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
    • atti
    • By atti 5th Jan 18, 8:15 PM
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    atti
    Reporting in with £50.42 so far. Mix of giftcards, coupons, and Quidco.
    January £10 a day: £50.42/£310(YTD £0.00) DFBXmas18 #100: £0/£2450
    2016+2017 Challenges helped me make/save £2532.71 and clear £5531.85 of debt
    • Kantankrus Mare
    • By Kantankrus Mare 5th Jan 18, 8:29 PM
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    Kantankrus Mare
    I'm still trying to get to my original £40 as well - and, same as you, got a bit dispirited with the size of the target

    However, I did get a notification that once you reach your first £40 claim the level for claim then goes down to £25 HTH
    Lx
    Originally posted by lynnejk
    Thanks Lynne.......what amount are you up to?

    I vaguely remember I did have a couple of payouts from them but when you get close to target......the surveys dry up.
    Make £10 a day challenge 2018 Jan/£163.14/Feb £116.10/March £5,060.77/April £160.28/May £124.83/Jun £123.59
    Walk 2000 miles in 2017....1780.35 miles
    Walk 2018 miles in 2018...679.74 miles
    Mortgage...£47,070£46,092£45,626
    • FatVonD
    • By FatVonD 5th Jan 18, 8:39 PM
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    FatVonD
    £48.51 overtime
    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
    • Mumoffourkids
    • By Mumoffourkids 5th Jan 18, 8:54 PM
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    Mumoffourkids
    Another £5 from a FB sale today. Got more being collected Monday but will count that on Monday.
    Total debt Dec 2017 £23090.83
    Ma7 2018 £3691.78 84.01% paid
    Emergency fund £150/£600
    Total Savings £1328.05
    • *JaneDoe*
    • By *JaneDoe* 5th Jan 18, 9:05 PM
    • 15 Posts
    • 106 Thanks
    *JaneDoe*
    After a dismal day yesterday of zero, I got desperate and cashed out £7.21 from Prolific and £3.29 tips today!

    Some of you are doing amazing with your amounts so far! It!!!8217;s very impressive!!
    • A Random Man
    • By A Random Man 5th Jan 18, 9:54 PM
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    A Random Man
    Evening all tonight i made £27.02 from matched betting
    Total Debt 1st Jan £13100/£11423.30 (12.79% Paid)
    Make £10 A Day In April (Matched Betting) £750/£190.87
    Make £10 A Day In April (eBay) £300/£1.85
    Payment A Day total: £444.19
    Halifax Credit Card, Tesco Credit Card, Barclaycard, Hitachi Loan
    • shariann
    • By shariann 5th Jan 18, 10:19 PM
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    shariann
    December totals so far

    1......Aesop..............................
    2......cufc_mike.........................£825.52
    3......QueenJess........................£524.99
    4......bloomfelt.........................£363.12
    5......haybel19..........................£417.35
    6......Rosie...............................£330
    7......Emzilla.............................
    8......Florence J..........................£171.18
    9......Kantankrus Mare...............£150.85
    10....A Random Man..................
    11....laurenturner.......................
    12....Kami343............................£87.87
    13....shariann...........................£408.72
    14....juliejim..............................£87.75
    15....FatVonD...........................£361.54
    16....truebluemummy................£173.66
    17....Talia1...............................£143.48
    18....helsbell..............................
    19....fluffig................................£531
    20....Jesa Rose...........................
    21....Happymac..........................
    22....lynnejk.............................£332.43
    23....Britonabudget....................£55.80


    Total so far £4965.26
    Originally posted by shariann
    Have just updated the December totals on page 1. If I have missed anyone let me know
    £10 a day June - £58.63/£300
    2014 £110.92 2015 £3732.30 2016 £1633.66 2017 £2991.70
    2018 Jan £604.94 Feb £264.01 March £360.26April £282.29May £329.59
    • QueenJess
    • By QueenJess 6th Jan 18, 8:45 AM
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    QueenJess
    Hey all.. despite my thoughts that I could get ahead this week and therefore make it feel much easier to get to my monthly target, real life got in the way and ended up taking a sick baby to the doctors and looking after a sick and slightly grumpy baby 24-7 for the last few days.

    Baby is fine again now and I am likely to be seriously behind now... will tot up later. Just thought I would pop in this morning before a busy day. Keep going everyone, you're all doing great!
    Make up to £10 a day challenge: May £87.45/£310, April £488.20/£50 (Mar £754.90, Feb £519.52, Jan £608.10
    , 2017 Jul - Nov: £2,689.44)
    • QueenJess
    • By QueenJess 6th Jan 18, 8:46 AM
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    QueenJess
    After a dismal day yesterday of zero, I got desperate and cashed out £7.21 from Prolific and £3.29 tips today!

    Some of you are doing amazing with your amounts so far! Itís very impressive!!
    Originally posted by *JaneDoe*
    Don't worry.. I haven't had anything for a few days now and trying to make up for it today! It is a bit of a rollercoaster and I do generally find you will suddenly make a load and then nothing for days. Keep going as I am always surprised by how much all these little bits and pieces add up to by the end of the month.
    Make up to £10 a day challenge: May £87.45/£310, April £488.20/£50 (Mar £754.90, Feb £519.52, Jan £608.10
    , 2017 Jul - Nov: £2,689.44)
    • QueenJess
    • By QueenJess 6th Jan 18, 8:49 AM
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    QueenJess
    Thanks Lynne.......what amount are you up to?

    I vaguely remember I did have a couple of payouts from them but when you get close to target......the surveys dry up.
    Originally posted by Kantankrus Mare
    I've cashed out from them 2-3 x and now not quite halfway through the last £40 one before it drops to £25. I do remember the surveys disappear close to the end with about a pound or so to go, but if you keep checking they do come back again. I thought I read somewhere it is because it takes them 5 days or so to validate on their side before you get to cash out (and then of course it takes them 28 days to do that), but not sure where I read that or if that is true!

    I vaguely recall it took a couple of weeks to get the last pound.
    Make up to £10 a day challenge: May £87.45/£310, April £488.20/£50 (Mar £754.90, Feb £519.52, Jan £608.10
    , 2017 Jul - Nov: £2,689.44)
    • QueenJess
    • By QueenJess 6th Jan 18, 8:52 AM
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    QueenJess
    Ooh. I have just had a slots win paid out. Profit of £180 so total now

    £330.42

    Can't believe I have passed my target on day 3! If only I could do that every month!!!
    Originally posted by shariann


    So exciting! I keep wishing I will suddenly get a nice chunk in from somewhere..I can dream, but in the meantime I will keep plugging away!

    You should definitely be able to pay that debt off this month
    Make up to £10 a day challenge: May £87.45/£310, April £488.20/£50 (Mar £754.90, Feb £519.52, Jan £608.10
    , 2017 Jul - Nov: £2,689.44)
    • shariann
    • By shariann 6th Jan 18, 8:58 AM
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    shariann


    So exciting! I keep wishing I will suddenly get a nice chunk in from somewhere..I can dream, but in the meantime I will keep plugging away!

    You should definitely be able to pay that debt off this month
    Originally posted by QueenJess
    Thank you. Hope the baby is feeling better xx
    £10 a day June - £58.63/£300
    2014 £110.92 2015 £3732.30 2016 £1633.66 2017 £2991.70
    2018 Jan £604.94 Feb £264.01 March £360.26April £282.29May £329.59
    • carbootcrazy
    • By carbootcrazy 6th Jan 18, 10:21 AM
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    carbootcrazy
    Sorry I haven't been here much, although I did say early in the month that I wouldn't be joining in the challenge as such while we are in a frenzy of emptying (pigs might fly eh?) the house ready for the building/electrical onslaught. Moving stuff is one thing but finding the time to sell any of it is another. The charity shops have had a bonanza this past week.

    I was hoping a lot of last year's misery was behind us and I was really approaching 2018 with a kickass 'onwards and upwards' attitude. Sadly have been hit with a major blow in that SIL phoned me on Tuesday to say my DB has stage 4 cancer. Spread from his bladder (for which he was being treated) to his lung. No possibility of removing the lung and radiotherapy not an option. Just going to have to rely on chemo. The consultant has given him 'months'. We hadn't been particularly close in recent years (physical distance more than anything else) but it came as a lightning bolt all the same. Needless to say I have slowed down considerably on my clearing/sorting which I really can't afford to do. He lives about 300 miles from us and as soon as my cold clears up I'm going to see him. At the minute he can do without anyone passing on infections to him.

    Well done everyone who has got 2018 off to a great money-making start


    Specially for newbies (and a warm welcome to you) I'd like to echo what Lynne and QueenJess said:


    Good luck with the challenge. Don't forget to read all Aesop's wonderful hints and tips and please ask if you need any help.
    Lx
    Originally posted by lynnejk
    Don't worry...... It is a bit of a rollercoaster and I do generally find you will suddenly make a load and then nothing for days. Keep going as I am always surprised by how much all these little bits and pieces add up to by the end of the month.
    Originally posted by QueenJess

    QueenJess Sorry to hear baby has been ill but great to hear that things are improving


    Have a good weekend, everyone. Take care.
    Make £10 A Day Challenge 2018: Jan-May: £1988.00+. June: £287.77


    Original Debt: £56804 (@02/13). Now: £9618
    . Under £10K at long last.
    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 6th Jan 18, 11:56 AM
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    Aesop
    Carbootcrazy hugs to you and your brother.

    What awful news.

    Sorry about all the rewiring etc that you are going through

    I need to up my income for next few months. We are really going to struggle as got sil engagement in Feb, stepdaughter wedding in March up north. That is a lot of travelling money and outlay on clothes etc.
    Make £10 a day March 2018 £40.38

    January - £
    February - £

    • haybel19
    • By haybel19 6th Jan 18, 11:58 AM
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    haybel19
    Sorry I haven't been here much, although I did say early in the month that I wouldn't be joining in the challenge as such while we are in a frenzy of emptying (pigs might fly eh?) the house ready for the building/electrical onslaught. Moving stuff is one thing but finding the time to sell any of it is another. The charity shops have had a bonanza this past week.

    I was hoping a lot of last year's misery was behind us and I was really approaching 2018 with a kickass 'onwards and upwards' attitude. Sadly have been hit with a major blow in that SIL phoned me on Tuesday to say my DB has stage 4 cancer. Spread from his bladder (for which he was being treated) to his lung. No possibility of removing the lung and radiotherapy not an option. Just going to have to rely on chemo. The consultant has given him 'months'. We hadn't been particularly close in recent years (physical distance more than anything else) but it came as a lightning bolt all the same. Needless to say I have slowed down considerably on my clearing/sorting which I really can't afford to do. He lives about 300 miles from us and as soon as my cold clears up I'm going to see him. At the minute he can do without anyone passing on infections to him.

    Well done everyone who has got 2018 off to a great money-making start


    Specially for newbies (and a warm welcome to you) I'd like to echo what Lynne and QueenJess said:







    QueenJess Sorry to hear baby has been ill but great to hear that things are improving


    Have a good weekend, everyone. Take care.
    Originally posted by carbootcrazy
    So sorry to read you news- sending the biggest of hugs. Cancer has touched my family too and if you want to chat anytime please do PM me.
    Make £10 a day challenge November £125.60/310
    December 417.35/310 January 512.33/310

    £1000 emergency fund challenge 0/1000

    Rule of 3 challenge 13/365
    • haybel19
    • By haybel19 6th Jan 18, 12:00 PM
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    haybel19
    Few bits to add- I seem to have got off to a good start this month then gone to pot!! Must up my game...

    £2 from Facebook sale
    £4.28 from Topcashback

    Have just listed a few things on Facebook so fingers crossed for some more sales shortly.
    Make £10 a day challenge November £125.60/310
    December 417.35/310 January 512.33/310

    £1000 emergency fund challenge 0/1000

    Rule of 3 challenge 13/365
    • lynnejk
    • By lynnejk 6th Jan 18, 12:52 PM
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    lynnejk
    Sorry I haven't been here much, although I did say early in the month that I wouldn't be joining in the challenge as such while we are in a frenzy of emptying (pigs might fly eh?) the house ready for the building/electrical onslaught. Moving stuff is one thing but finding the time to sell any of it is another. The charity shops have had a bonanza this past week.

    I was hoping a lot of last year's misery was behind us and I was really approaching 2018 with a kickass 'onwards and upwards' attitude. Sadly have been hit with a major blow in that SIL phoned me on Tuesday to say my DB has stage 4 cancer. Spread from his bladder (for which he was being treated) to his lung. No possibility of removing the lung and radiotherapy not an option. Just going to have to rely on chemo. The consultant has given him 'months'........
    Originally posted by carbootcrazy
    Soo sorry to read about your brother (hugs) It's doubly difficult when there is a physical distance betwixt you as well, even though you can't actually do anything, obviously you want to be able to support him. I do hope that you manage to work things out to visit and sending some 'stay strong vibes'.

    It's 'sod's law' that it all arrives at once eh. Just hoping you manage to get the leccy/building stuff sorted without too much aggravation. Did you manage to get some gas heating and cooking sorted as a temp solution ? Just wish we were a bit nearer to offer some RL help with all this. PM me if you want.

    Hope you manage to get the funds rolling in Aesop. Sounds like an expensive few months ahead of you. Are you any nearer to moving house yet or is that on hold atm ?

    Well done all the money-makers so far this month

    Don't get despondent if things are a bit slow atm as it's only six days into the month. As Jess said, often it's just a matter of keeping on keeping on and things do move forward - often when you least expect. Keep your eyes and brain on money-making and it does happen

    Laters
    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
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