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    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 27th Feb 18, 10:16 PM
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    #Make Upto 10 a Day March 2018 #
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    • 27th Feb 18, 10:16 PM
    #Make Upto 10 a Day March 2018 # 27th Feb 18 at 10:16 PM
    Hello and welcome everybody

    This is the 127th 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; 30-03-2018 at 1:24 AM.
    Make 10 a day March 2018 40.38

    January -
    February -

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    • swimminginaseaofdebt
    • By swimminginaseaofdebt 8th Mar 18, 8:20 PM
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    Evening everyone,

    Been a slow start to the month but managed to get a 10 Tesco voucher from VO and 1.86 from Qmee today.

    Mike sorry to hear about your cat.

    Lemon sorry to hear about your redundancy, hope you find a super duper job real soon.
    Last edited by swimminginaseaofdebt; 08-03-2018 at 10:03 PM.
    Pay all debt off by Christmas 2018 #150 - 895.62/2018
    SPC11 #564
    • savingholmes
    • By savingholmes 8th Mar 18, 9:38 PM
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    CBC - I agree with you - it's partly a way to making my crafting hobby pay for itself rather than something with huge money earning potential. It helps keep me sane though. Just a thought - I don't necessarily cut the decoupage at all... I use a paintbrush and water and then tear to make my shape... don't know if that would be any easier for you.

    The guy hasn't called around for the item yet which is a bit frustrating. I'm planning an early night so if he still turns up OH will have to deal with him.
    Today is a new day 93/310 10 a day Mar Challenge DFD August 2021
    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 9th Mar 18, 12:09 AM
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    HI Mike, sorry to hear your news - we too have a cat and although I love her to bits - I wouldn't go into debt thousands of pounds for her. We do have pet insurance but as CBC said they wouldn't have paid out on a pre-existing condition anyway. Insurance doesn't even kick in for the first two weeks too....

    Hugs.

    Congrats to everyone on their moneymaking... I'm behind at the moment.

    Can I count discounts I get from my DS working at a shop?
    Also when you swap suppliers - do you count one month of the saving or the whole year? I can't remember anymore...
    Originally posted by savingholmes
    you can include the first month of saving for swapping suppliers.

    if you move the money you get for the discounts to your savings account or pay a bill etc, yes you can include discounts
    Make 10 a day March 2018 40.38

    January -
    February -

    • Kantankrus Mare
    • By Kantankrus Mare 9th Mar 18, 7:48 AM
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    Kantankrus Mare
    5 amazon voucher from swagbucks to add.

    Money earning will be slightly curtailed for the next week as I am away for the weekend and then have a week off work

    Have a good weekend everyone
    Make 10 a day challenge 2018 Jan/163.14/Feb 116.10/March 5,060.77/April 160.28/May 124.83
    Walk 2000 miles in 2017....1780.35 miles
    Walk 2018 miles in 2018...679.74 miles
    Mortgage...47,07046,092
    • bloomfelt
    • By bloomfelt 9th Mar 18, 10:16 AM
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    A very slow month for me must be down to the amount of luck I've had for the last 2 months. Finding it hard to motivate myself at the minute to sell things as I have had so many time wasters and I refuse to pay ebay fees.
    Anyway a small 3.19 to add from me from Qmee
    Well done to everyone managing to make money and good luck to anyone struggling like me
    10 a day April 81.94/300
    10 a day 2018 8917.52
    • lynnejk
    • By lynnejk 9th Mar 18, 11:05 AM
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    Morning all

    Sad to read about your cat Mike, and hope you've managed to reach a decision - never an easy one.

    Sorry about your redundancy LV. Sending some find-a-new-job vibes your way and hope you're lucky soon.

    Hope you enjoy your weekend and week off KM. Maybe you'll get some sunshine as well

    Well, the de-cluttering continues here. Finally, DH has agreed to put some flooring in DSD's loft and a loft ladder, so we can store some 'stuff' in there when we depart.

    Been busy organising and sorting for our holibobs. Flying out to Valencia tomorrow at sparrow's f*rt for a week and looking forward to some warm and sunny weather after the last few weeks

    Not much happening on the money-making to be honest. Been too much RL and bad weather to do much.

    Well done all those making some dosh and hope you all enjoy a fruitful month

    Back 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
    • carbootcrazy
    • By carbootcrazy 9th Mar 18, 11:41 AM
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    Morning all

    Been busy organising and sorting for our holibobs. Flying out to Valencia tomorrow at sparrow's f*rt for a week and looking forward to some warm and sunny weather after the last few weeks

    Back laters
    Lx
    Originally posted by lynnejk
    Sounds lovely, I'm green with envy. I hope you have a wonderful and relaxing time


    No money whatsoever made here but lots of money that I can ill afford going out. 2 of my appliances that I'm relying on for cooking until we get full electrics sorted and a new cooker bought and installed conked out yesterday. Nothing to do with the electrical supply this time, the appliances just died. They were donkeys years old and have lasted much longer than I had any right to expect. Having to order replacements or something similar today and have to fork out extra for next day delivery as I can't manage for days without.
    Make 10 A Day Challenge 2018: Jan-Apr: 757.05+. May: 1209.25


    Original Debt: 56804 (@02/13). Now: 9998
    . Under 10K at long last.
    • truebluemummy
    • By truebluemummy 9th Mar 18, 5:49 PM
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    Hi everyone,

    Hope everyone is ok, hope everyone has had a good week.

    98.54 overtime payment today

    Just signed up for a email account and going to get a sim card for an old phone and signed up for lots of surveys, comps and freebies.

    Wish me luck xx
    • carbootcrazy
    • By carbootcrazy 9th Mar 18, 6:36 PM
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    Just had an email inviting me to join Shop & Scan. I applied for something or other that Aesop mentioned recently, it must have been a result of that.

    If anyone reads this that does it, is it worth it?


    Edit: Well, that was a short-lived plan. There's a section on the registration set-up where it asks for name, d.o.b. etc of other people in the household. OH is paranoid about having his details transmitted via online forms etc. He's a total Luddite. He doesn't do anything online, has never used a computer or smartphone and is real 'old school. The application process wouldn't let me continue without completing that section so it looks as if I won't be joining Shop & Scan after all. He'd go ballistic if he thought I was giving his details online to anyone.
    Last edited by carbootcrazy; 09-03-2018 at 7:34 PM.
    Make 10 A Day Challenge 2018: Jan-Apr: 757.05+. May: 1209.25


    Original Debt: 56804 (@02/13). Now: 9998
    . Under 10K at long last.
    • lynnejk
    • By lynnejk 9th Mar 18, 10:56 PM
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    Oh - that's a shame CBC. Hope something else comes along soon. I was sorry to read about all your appliances giving up the ghost as well - just when you thought things were looking up. Have a hug or three.

    Well that's me packed and sorted. Heading for Bedford soon as have early start

    Look after yourselves and each other and good luck with all the money ventures whilst I'm away

    Hasta luego
    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
    • savingholmes
    • By savingholmes 10th Mar 18, 1:11 PM
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    Hope you get sorted CBC on your new appliances at low cost.

    The guy finally came around to collect the item and paid up - much to DH's surprise. Someone actually bought that... so encouraging LOL.

    Had no interest on FB group for 7 craft items I listed which was disappointing - but think I made a mistake in grouping them when I should have put them on individually. Will make myself try again.
    Today is a new day 93/310 10 a day Mar Challenge DFD August 2021
    • Whatshername
    • By Whatshername 10th Mar 18, 2:22 PM
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    Whatshername
    another 5 earned thanks to a sale on vinted so brings my total up to


    #013 10.58/31


    Need to complete my profile on Opinion Outpost to start making some pennies here.
    #034 Sealed Pot 2018 Challenge - Declare 01st Nov
    #064 Pay debts by Xmas 2018 Challenge - 521/ 5252
    #013 Make up to 10 a day challenge April - aiming 1 per day - 0/31
    #042 100 ways for 1% challenge - 9%
    April NSD - aim for 15 - 1/15
    • cufc_mike
    • By cufc_mike 10th Mar 18, 10:33 PM
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    Evening all. Rough couple of days, but after further discussions with the vet about the xray, and a second opinion from another vet we used to use before moving house, the difficult decision was taken to put our poor cat to sleep on Thursday. She's at peace now, which gives some comfort, but it's without doubt the hardest decision I've ever had to make.

    My wife was out with my sister in law and mother today for an early Mother's Day afternoon tea treat, so I had an after with the kiddies. My little boy had his swimming lesson at 3:30pm, about 15 minutes away, so the plan was to leave at 3pm, allow plenty of time to get there and get changed. I had the bags ready by the door by 2pm. I won't go into too much details, but lets just say at 3pm he had other ideas...and it took me 15 minutes to get him cleaned, and in a change of clothes. We didn't make it into the pool until 3:40pm. It's usually my wife that takes him. I bet the teacher thinks I'm so disorganised!

    151.93 from matched betting over the past few days. Very busy (but hopefully profitable) week ahead for me. I'm off next Friday, so a 4-day week to look forward to. Have a great Sunday all!
    Make 500 May Challenge: 738.36 / 500 -> My Matched Betting Blog
    • carbootcrazy
    • By carbootcrazy 11th Mar 18, 6:33 AM
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    Mike, I'm so very sorry to hear about your much-loved cat. Having gone through something similar in October I know just how you must be feeling. Sending hugs and love to you and the family. I'm sure you'll have wonderful, happy memories to sustain you through the days to come.


    For what it's worth, heartbreaking as the decision was, I think you did the right thing. You spared her from pain and did what you did out of love for her. I had to do the same and I know it was the only choice. Doesn't make it any easier to come to terms with but deep down I know I put my cat first instead of my need to keep him with me.


    As for the swimming lesson, don't worry what the teacher thinks. You did amazingly well to sort out the 'problem' and get your son to his lesson at all. Ending up only 10 minutes late was a triumph
    Make 10 A Day Challenge 2018: Jan-Apr: 757.05+. May: 1209.25


    Original Debt: 56804 (@02/13). Now: 9998
    . Under 10K at long last.
    • datlex
    • By datlex 11th Mar 18, 10:59 AM
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    This week I spent 1.71 in Boots got 2 worth of points. Noticed if you if ignore the points offers for larger spends e.g. 300 points for 30 spend, and just go with the smaller spends you actually end up with more points over the year.
    • A Random Man
    • By A Random Man 11th Mar 18, 11:22 AM
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    Afternoon everyone for yesterday I earned 28.32 from matched betting, I will update my total for today later on
    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
    • Xandersmum
    • By Xandersmum 11th Mar 18, 4:24 PM
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    Aw Mike, so sorry to hear about the cat - heartbreaking x

    Slowly been chipping away at things this month - lots listed on ebay and completing every survey I can find. Have sent a box of lego to Zapper but will add whenever they pay which usually takes ages!

    So far to add

    10 from SB
    24,33 from TCB
    5 from Shoppix
    4.56 from Jobspotter
    1.00 from Instagc

    so not too bad

    Make 10 a day March 56.22/155


    Declutter 2018 in 2018 3/2018

    • QueenJess
    • By QueenJess 11th Mar 18, 5:52 PM
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    Sorry all, been AWOL and going to have to take a break for an indeterminate time as I am exhausted.

    Baby doesn't let me sleep enough and after a year it is taking its toll to the point where I am no longer just tired, but have chronic sleep deprivation. Before anyone thinks that I have a baby and so yes I would be tired, it is much more than that.

    I have been in bed the whole weekend feeling so weak that I can't do anything, when I get up I feel dizzy and light headed, I am constantly too hot or cold as I can't regulate my own temperature any more, have a thumping headache, can't focus properly with my eyes. After 36 hours of sleep I only feel slightly better, so going to have to rest as much as I can.

    Trying not to think how I will cope when I go back to work full time next month. Hopefully I'll feel better soon and will come back to the thread. Good luck to everyone else.
    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)
    • lemonverbena
    • By lemonverbena 11th Mar 18, 9:55 PM
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    Over the last few days:
    2.00 voucher used at Iceland
    2.85 cashback from Green Jinn
    78p from CitizenMe
    16.55 ebay profits (after taking off packaging that I bought but didn't use all of)
    so I'm 37.12 up so far this month!
    Last edited by lemonverbena; 12-03-2018 at 10:35 AM. Reason: oops i said paypal not ebay
    • swimminginaseaofdebt
    • By swimminginaseaofdebt 11th Mar 18, 9:58 PM
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    Evening everyone,

    98p from Qmee for me today.
    Pay all debt off by Christmas 2018 #150 - 895.62/2018
    SPC11 #564
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