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    • shariann
    • By shariann 29th Jul 18, 10:03 PM
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    Make up to £10 a day in August 2018 - Everyone welcome
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    • 29th Jul 18, 10:03 PM
    Make up to £10 a day in August 2018 - Everyone welcome 29th Jul 18 at 10:03 PM
    Hello and welcome everybody

    This is the 132nd month of this challenge, which was first started by Batgirl, in September 2007. Here is a link to the original thread as I am sure some of you are interested to read where it all began.

    https://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=542835

    Thanks to Batgirl for starting it and for everyone who has kept it going for nearly 11 years! I would especially like to thank Aesop who has run the thread for the last few years

    Quite a few of the regulars have taken a break recently so we would be really pleased to see some new faces and of course we would love to hear from any of our old posters even if it is just to say hello

    It is only natural for the thread to evolve and change in a different direction and for new ideas to be explored.

    The same with the challengers in this thread. Some become debt free, mortgage free, life takes a new path, new challenges, etc.

    It is definitely worth joining, reading and joining in. It has helped so many people over the years and it has been amazing.

    People will be missed and are alway missed when they stop posting. You are forever in our hearts and on this challenge.

    This is my first month posting the new thread so please bear with me.
    Kantankrus Mare will be posting the list of challengers this month. We hope to make the running of the thread a collaborative effort so it doesnít become too much work for anyone so please help out if you can.

    This challenge was recently renamed as people seemed to be put 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 can move pretty quickly, so be sure to subscribe and read it regularly.

    So who wants to join us?

    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!!!
    £10 a day August - £174.80/£310
    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 June £84.34July £253.30
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    • shariann
    • By shariann 11th Aug 18, 9:06 PM
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    Ah yes. It does take a bit of getting used to but I had loads of surveys over the last couple of days and have been able to cash out
    £10 a day August - £174.80/£310
    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 June £84.34July £253.30
    • shariann
    • By shariann 11th Aug 18, 9:10 PM
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    I have a few things to add from the last few days

    Prolific £26.60
    Qmee 99p
    Shopmium £23.50
    Sunbets 17p
    MoCs used in Tesco £27
    Cashbackearners £20

    Total now £164.20
    £10 a day August - £174.80/£310
    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 June £84.34July £253.30
    • Kantankrus Mare
    • By Kantankrus Mare 11th Aug 18, 9:20 PM
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    I have a few things to add from the last few days

    Prolific £26.60
    Qmee 99p
    Shopmium £23.50
    Sunbets 17p
    MoCs used in Tesco £27
    Cashbackearners £20

    Total now £164.20
    Originally posted by shariann

    Well done Shariann!! Nice total there!!
    Make £10 a day challenge 2018 Jan/£163.14/Feb £116.10/March £5,060.77/April £160.28/May £124.83/Jun £236.71/July £183.73/Aug £152.11
    Walk 2000 miles in 2017....1780.35 miles
    Walk 2018 miles in 2018...1162.77 miles
    Mortgage...£47,070£46,092£45,626
    • shariann
    • By shariann 11th Aug 18, 9:32 PM
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    I also have had some really good news. My brother named me as his beneficiary for a death in service benefit as he was unmarried with no kids etc. I got an email yesterday telling me the amount and that I would receive it in the next week. I won!!!8217;t say how much it is but it will make a massive difference to me and will mean I can clear all my debts including my mortgage. I am totally gobsmacked and so grateful to my brother but obviously it is bittersweet as I would much rather have him back.

    He also had a couple of pensions which should pay out significant lump sums to my parents. For someone who was never very good with money himself and often in debt he has certainly looked after his family.
    £10 a day August - £174.80/£310
    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 June £84.34July £253.30
    • Kantankrus Mare
    • By Kantankrus Mare 11th Aug 18, 9:39 PM
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    I also have had some really good news. My brother named me as his beneficiary for a death in service benefit as he was unmarried with no kids etc. I got an email yesterday telling me the amount and that I would receive it in the next week. I won!!!8217;t say how much it is but it will make a massive difference to me and will mean I can clear all my debts including my mortgage. I am totally gobsmacked and so grateful to my brother but obviously it is bittersweet as I would much rather have him back.

    He also had a couple of pensions which should pay out significant lump sums to my parents. For someone who was never very good with money himself and often in debt he has certainly looked after his family.
    Originally posted by shariann

    Wow!!!! Thats fantastic but like you say .........bittersweet. Bet you cant quite take it in. I'm pleased for your good fortune but not the way it has come about.
    Make £10 a day challenge 2018 Jan/£163.14/Feb £116.10/March £5,060.77/April £160.28/May £124.83/Jun £236.71/July £183.73/Aug £152.11
    Walk 2000 miles in 2017....1780.35 miles
    Walk 2018 miles in 2018...1162.77 miles
    Mortgage...£47,070£46,092£45,626
    • Nicki_Sue
    • By Nicki_Sue 12th Aug 18, 7:00 AM
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    Nicki_Sue
    I also have had some really good news. My brother named me as his beneficiary for a death in service benefit as he was unmarried with no kids etc. I got an email yesterday telling me the amount and that I would receive it in the next week. I won!!!8217;t say how much it is but it will make a massive difference to me and will mean I can clear all my debts including my mortgage. I am totally gobsmacked and so grateful to my brother but obviously it is bittersweet as I would much rather have him back.

    He also had a couple of pensions which should pay out significant lump sums to my parents. For someone who was never very good with money himself and often in debt he has certainly looked after his family.
    Originally posted by shariann
    Oh Shariann! Mixed feelings I imagine and of course you'd give every penny back if it made a difference but I'm pleased that out of this dark time there is some brightness coming xxxx
    10 YEARS ON MSE!

    AUGUST £10 A DAY: £60/£310
    • FrankieM
    • By FrankieM 12th Aug 18, 1:39 PM
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    I have finally made a sale on Schpock...there's a lot of tooing and froing on that site!

    Another £37.47 to add to my total, which brings me to £211.81/£310. I've never come so close to my target before!

    Thinking of you Shariann I don't really know what else to say. xx
    Pay off Debt by Christmas 2018 #59
    £13,406.26/ £7,729.99
    Frugal Living Challenge 2018
    • Farmers-wife
    • By Farmers-wife 12th Aug 18, 1:48 PM
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    Awww Shariann - What a beautiful show of love from your brother naming you as his beneficiary

    No earning to report, but I have just collected a massive tub of blackberries from along the driveway which I will freeze and turn into yummy crumbles at a later date. Surely that's worth a tenner in everyone's book
    • shariann
    • By shariann 12th Aug 18, 1:51 PM
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    Thanks everyone for your kind words. Yep, I am definitely still taking it in.
    £10 a day August - £174.80/£310
    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 June £84.34July £253.30
    • shariann
    • By shariann 12th Aug 18, 1:59 PM
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    shariann
    I have finally made a sale on Schpock...there's a lot of tooing and froing on that site!

    Another £37.47 to add to my total, which brings me to £211.81/£310. I've never come so close to my target before!

    Thinking of you Shariann I don't really know what else to say. xx
    Originally posted by FrankieM
    Well done Frankie that is brilliant so early in the month.
    £10 a day August - £174.80/£310
    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 June £84.34July £253.30
    • shariann
    • By shariann 12th Aug 18, 2:02 PM
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    Awww Shariann - What a beautiful show of love from your brother naming you as his beneficiary

    No earning to report, but I have just collected a massive tub of blackberries from along the driveway which I will freeze and turn into yummy crumbles at a later date. Surely that's worth a tenner in everyone's book
    Originally posted by Farmers-wife
    Thank you farmers-wife. Yum to the blackberries
    £10 a day August - £174.80/£310
    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 June £84.34July £253.30
    • Kantankrus Mare
    • By Kantankrus Mare 12th Aug 18, 7:58 PM
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    I picked my first blackberries, they are brambles where I live, last week and we had a crumble with ice cream. Have to say that is one of my favourite fruits to make a crumble with. Yum!!

    I have good and bad to report from today.

    First the good.......we started doing the Irish lottery again and have won £54 for two numbers.

    £3.79 from gifthulk in paypal.

    The bad? We needed a few bits from the shops for lunch so i suggested we use our first Sainsburys voucher and get the things we need for the rest of the week. Diligently added up as went round so we wouldnt go too far over the £60 spend required only to find I had left my nectar card at home although I had the money off voucher with me which was so annoying!!!!

    Oh well.......you win some you lose some.
    Make £10 a day challenge 2018 Jan/£163.14/Feb £116.10/March £5,060.77/April £160.28/May £124.83/Jun £236.71/July £183.73/Aug £152.11
    Walk 2000 miles in 2017....1780.35 miles
    Walk 2018 miles in 2018...1162.77 miles
    Mortgage...£47,070£46,092£45,626
    • Hopeless Case
    • By Hopeless Case 13th Aug 18, 7:18 AM
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    Hopeless Case
    £7.37 finally came through so £54.84 so far this month
    Last edited by Hopeless Case; 13-08-2018 at 10:48 AM.
    June GC £218.09/ £300; July GC £259.17/ £250 ; August £130.47/£240
    Aug NSD target 6/20. Aug Bring Your Lunch to Work Target 5/11 Aug £1 a day £57.94/£31
    Cashback YTD £4.34- claims in for £38.91 untracked cashback. Tesco CC £8000 0% 30mnths, First Direct CC £4500 0% 18mnths
    • carbootcrazy
    • By carbootcrazy 13th Aug 18, 7:55 AM
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    Thanks, KC. I thought that might be the way with the vouchers but I have gone for a few months without a single Sainsbury's shop and they still haven't sent me any enticement,. When I posted I wondered if there was anything else I should be trying.
    Last edited by carbootcrazy; 13-08-2018 at 8:00 AM.
    Original Debt: £56804 (@02/13). Now: £9129. Under £10K at long last.
    • Kantankrus Mare
    • By Kantankrus Mare 13th Aug 18, 7:59 AM
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    Not sure then CBC. Only other thing I do different to you is when there is a period of no vouchers.......I do occasionally do a shop there to get things I cant get in Lidl. I used to be an avid on line shopper with them so not sure if that makes a difference. That was a long time ago though.
    Make £10 a day challenge 2018 Jan/£163.14/Feb £116.10/March £5,060.77/April £160.28/May £124.83/Jun £236.71/July £183.73/Aug £152.11
    Walk 2000 miles in 2017....1780.35 miles
    Walk 2018 miles in 2018...1162.77 miles
    Mortgage...£47,070£46,092£45,626
    • carbootcrazy
    • By carbootcrazy 13th Aug 18, 8:07 AM
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    carbootcrazy
    Not sure then CBC. Only other thing I do different to you is when there is a period of no vouchers.......I do occasionally do a shop there to get things I cant get in Lidl. I used to be an avid on line shopper with them so not sure if that makes a difference. That was a long time ago though.
    Originally posted by Kantankrus Mare
    I only ever do online shops at Sainsbury's, their nearest store is about 18 miles from me and I can't remember the last year I set foot in it


    At Morrisons I do both. Always did instore shops there but now do more online ones as they started delivering in my area in the spring. They also sent me loads of vouchers at the start but once I was a 'hooked' customer they dried up.
    Original Debt: £56804 (@02/13). Now: £9129. Under £10K at long last.
    • shariann
    • By shariann 13th Aug 18, 10:41 AM
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    Shopping Apps
    This is a copy of the post I did last month about phone apps for cashback on groceries.

    Shopmium - money back on specific items in different retailers paid straight to PayPal no minimum

    Checkoutsmart- as above - lots of offers - payments under £20 incur fees

    TopCashback- as above - only a few offers - quickly confirmed to your account

    Quidco click snap - as above but canít use if you use as same people

    Greenjinn- as above but only Tesco Sainsbury and Waitrose - request payment from £1.50 to bank or PayPal

    Shoppix - rewards for uploading receipts - PayPal or vouchers from £5

    Snap my eats - as above - not used yet so no comment

    Receipt hog - as above - slow earner

    Shoprize - as above (android only) not used myself yet but heard that it is good
    £10 a day August - £174.80/£310
    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 June £84.34July £253.30
    • shariann
    • By shariann 13th Aug 18, 10:47 AM
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    Postal Surveys
    Thanks to the lovely Aesop for this information

    For free stamps or free gift cards,apply to one of these postal survey companies and see if you can get onto the panel.

    Unex

    https://www.ipsos-unex.de/whati.asp

    sending prepostage paid boxes to and receiving boxes from abroad. Slow earner but steady.

    TNS Postal Survey

    https://rmselfrecruit.research-int.com/Questionnaire/qstIntroductionPrivate.aspx

    It involves receiving and sending letters. With TNS sometimes you have to send parcels and pay but they reimburse you with love2shop vouchers for this.

    Worth signing up if you can for the free stamps.

    Quotas - World wide Mail Panel

    https://www.world-mail-panel.com/portal?lg=en&action=show.registration

    Life of Mail

    https://postalsurveys.tnsglobal.com/

    You take a photo of letters received and upload to the website. Then advise what actions you have taken with it and who mail was for. Cash out for giftcards.

    Record the mail you receive daily and what you do with it. Cash out for giftcards.
    £10 a day August - £174.80/£310
    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 June £84.34July £253.30
    • shariann
    • By shariann 13th Aug 18, 10:51 AM
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    Testing panels and review sites
    Another one of Aesopís posts

    Phillips
    https://www.philips.co.uk/myphilips/login.html#tab=sign-up

    SuperSavvyme - https://circle.supersavvyme.co.uk/uk/

    BzzAgent - product testing
    https://www.bzzagent.co.uk/signup/NewAgentSignup.do

    Argos Tester Community - currently closed but worth checking link regularly
    http://www.argos.co.uk/static/ArgosPromo3/includeName/argos-testers.htm

    Trnd - another product testing site, they have had revamp.
    https://www.trnd.com/uk/

    Senses Club testing
    https://www.senses-club.com/en/accueil

    Alba Science Testing
    https://www.albavolunteers.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=397&I temid=260

    Argos toy tester

    http://blog.toysrus.co.uk/apply-to-join-the-programme/

    Review Directory

    http://review.directory/index-reviewer.html

    Tesco Home Panels
    https://tescohomepanels.com/6nr/login.aspx?p=site1&lang=5

    Clicks Research

    http://www.clicksresearch.com/Home.aspx

    Boots Panel

    https://www.bootsvolunteers.com/home
    £10 a day August - £174.80/£310
    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 June £84.34July £253.30
    • shariann
    • By shariann 13th Aug 18, 10:57 AM
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    Matched betting
    This is something that we donít discuss on this thread apart from to post earnings but can be a good way of making extra money providing you understand what you are doing!

    There is a beginners guide here

    https://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=179158
    £10 a day August - £174.80/£310
    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 June £84.34July £253.30
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