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    • shariann
    • By shariann 31st Dec 18, 1:47 PM
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    shariann
    Make up to £10 a day January 2019
    • #1
    • 31st Dec 18, 1:47 PM
    Make up to £10 a day January 2019 31st Dec 18 at 1:47 PM
    Hello and welcome everybody

    So, new year, new financial goals! Let’s see what we can achieve together in 2019.

    This is the 137th 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 11 years! I would especially like to thank Aesop who ran the thread for the last few years.

    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 up to 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.


    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
    Survey income
    Profit from selling on eBay etc
    Cashback
    And lots of other ways too

    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.

    This board can move pretty quickly, so be sure to subscribe and read it regularly.

    So who wants to join us?

    Official MoneySavingExpert insert, 18 Jan:

    For more ideas on ways to earn extra cash, please see the Boost Your Income guide.

    Good luck everyone and thanks to shariann for the original post!

    This Forum tip was included in MoneySavingExpert.com's weekly email!
    Last edited by MSE Jenny; 14-01-2019 at 2:51 PM.
    £10 a day January - £31.65/£310
    2014 £110.92 2015 £3732.30 2016 £1633.66 2017 £2991.70 2018 £3255.40
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    • A Random Man
    • By A Random Man 13th Jan 19, 8:01 PM
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    A Random Man
    Evening made around £12 today I am just waiting some free bets crediting
    Make £10 A Day In March £230/£442.38 (182.04%)
    Matched Betting - £2102.66 |eBay Earnings £291.64| Quidco Earnings £77.30
    • MushyPeas
    • By MushyPeas 13th Jan 19, 9:40 PM
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    MushyPeas
    Oh my eBay is so painful! Two packages tonight and after the three lots of different fees the profit is only £1.48

    But, have refund from Virgin Trains, with an unexpected £10 bonus for each ticket so that's another £20. Worth providing evidence for a poorly child, I have a full refund this time!

    New total £301.13 / £310

    Wow, I can't believe I'm almost there! I love this thread thank you everyone for inspiring
    Previous debt: £14K Debt free: Sept '03 MFW#42 Mortgage OP savings £3433.72/£12000 2019 Started dating OH Mar '12, married Oct '12, Walnut born Dec ' 12 SPC 12: 99 £38.05/£500 Make money Jan: £412.34/£310 Feb: £88.79/£280
    • SSDD23
    • By SSDD23 13th Jan 19, 9:51 PM
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    SSDD23
    £7.62 from User Testing, so now at £22.95/£100.00
    Originally posted by SSDD23
    £9.46 to add from matched betting so now at £32.41/£100.00
    "The harder you work for something, the greater youíll feel when you achieve it"
    • nomi01
    • By nomi01 14th Jan 19, 11:25 AM
    • 354 Posts
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    nomi01
    Another £30 today from extra hours.
    Also made a saving of £14 from a planned activity yesterday so counting that too.
    Pay 1 debt in 100 days 2019 £165/£623
    £10 a day challenge Jan £1033.48/£310♡ Feb £500/£280❤ mar £244/£310
    • a_silver_lining
    • By a_silver_lining 14th Jan 19, 5:44 PM
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    a_silver_lining
    15 adverts posted on Gtree. Most are £5 and cheaper then I think they are worth. Going to give them a week and then debate whether to ebay or charity shop.

    Going to pile the bags by the front door to remind me that the stuff needs to go. Last time I hide it in a cupboard and it stayed for a year...
    19/12/14: Spent 10 years of savings!!
    ..... to buy my first home.

    900 emergency fund --- Family Loan paid 8219.01/ 10K
    Pay debt by Xmas 2019 #81: 2,219.01/4K
    2019 1% challenge #18= 55.4%
    • louibax
    • By louibax 14th Jan 19, 6:19 PM
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    louibax
    Welcome to the thread and good luck with the challenge. What kind of craft stuff do you sell?
    Originally posted by shariann
    Thanks shariann,

    I make little bags and greeting cards. I don't sell much but I enjoy it.
    I am not doing so well at this challenge so far. Since my last post I have made:
    £10 fee for selling some boots on eBay for a friend.
    £5.81 from shopmium cashback.

    So £15.81/£220
    • unicorndeva
    • By unicorndeva 14th Jan 19, 7:29 PM
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    unicorndeva
    £258 from a fuel refund... don't ever go with Eversmart, they are useless.
    • unicorndeva
    • By unicorndeva 14th Jan 19, 10:10 PM
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    unicorndeva
    £2.50 money off vouchers from VetUK.
    • spudsmum
    • By spudsmum 15th Jan 19, 12:44 AM
    • 448 Posts
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    spudsmum
    Good day today:

    £5 DLG
    £5 shoppix
    £48.72 council tax rebate

    Total for month £78.72
    Originally posted by spudsmum
    £5 Morrisons more
    £180 cashback

    Total for month £263.72
    Total debts £21050! now £17461.86 . 1% challenge £218/£4000 (5%) Total extra income made in 2018 £3580.79 2019 £367.20 frugal budget 2019 £82.96/£600 Aiming for debt free at 40 - only 20 months to go!
    • abbyazalea59
    • By abbyazalea59 15th Jan 19, 1:10 AM
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    abbyazalea59
    I was wondering if you need any help getting coupons/money off vouchers
    • A Random Man
    • By A Random Man 15th Jan 19, 1:10 AM
    • 412 Posts
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    A Random Man
    Sorry for late reply I made £8.14 today
    Make £10 A Day In March £230/£442.38 (182.04%)
    Matched Betting - £2102.66 |eBay Earnings £291.64| Quidco Earnings £77.30
    • SSDD23
    • By SSDD23 15th Jan 19, 8:08 AM
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    SSDD23
    £9.46 to add from matched betting so now at £32.41/£100.00
    Originally posted by SSDD23
    £30.00 eBay sale takes me upto £62.41/£100.00
    "The harder you work for something, the greater youíll feel when you achieve it"
    • MushyPeas
    • By MushyPeas 15th Jan 19, 2:55 PM
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    MushyPeas
    I am not doing so well at this challenge so far. Since my last post I have made:
    £10 fee for selling some boots on eBay for a friend.
    £5.81 from shopmium cashback.
    So £15.81/£220
    Originally posted by louibax
    You are doing well, that's £15.81 better off than not doing the challenge

    My update from yesterday:
    * £26 from selling two items on Facebook

    £327.13/£310

    Smashed it!!!
    Previous debt: £14K Debt free: Sept '03 MFW#42 Mortgage OP savings £3433.72/£12000 2019 Started dating OH Mar '12, married Oct '12, Walnut born Dec ' 12 SPC 12: 99 £38.05/£500 Make money Jan: £412.34/£310 Feb: £88.79/£280
    • nomi01
    • By nomi01 15th Jan 19, 4:05 PM
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    nomi01
    Another £60 today from overtime.
    Also £175 bonus voucher.
    I have other overtime but it's paid a month behind so won't count it til it's paid.
    Really pleased with how this month has gone so far
    Last edited by nomi01; 15-01-2019 at 4:24 PM.
    Pay 1 debt in 100 days 2019 £165/£623
    £10 a day challenge Jan £1033.48/£310♡ Feb £500/£280❤ mar £244/£310
    • louibax
    • By louibax 15th Jan 19, 4:51 PM
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    louibax
    Today:

    £20 eBay selling stuff for a friend
    £20 for returning an unwanted Christmas present.

    Total £55.81/£220
    • truebluemummy
    • By truebluemummy 15th Jan 19, 9:28 PM
    • 123 Posts
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    truebluemummy
    Finally off the mark at £12 with a selling on Facebook. It's been rather a busy month with starting a new job and family members poorly but now got weekends off this weekend I'm having a clear out. How is everyone x
    Jan £10 a day 12/150
    • sunshine81
    • By sunshine81 16th Jan 19, 10:28 AM
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    sunshine81
    Just added mine up at last! I have been listing non stop to try and declutter and get some money back.

    £289.28 so far from selling on ebay, £6.78 from Quidco, £30.15 from Prolific equals £326.21!
    • MushyPeas
    • By MushyPeas 16th Jan 19, 12:46 PM
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    MushyPeas
    Hi all, loving the updates :-)

    Mine today is £4 cashback from a health plan. I need to look at whether I'm getting a good deal and if I should swap or not. Added to today's to do list.

    I'm checking JobSpotter everyday and verifying that brings in pennies. I credit this when I'm up to £10. It's easy to do here and there when waiting for things such as the microwave to ping!

    Jan total: £331.13/£310
    Previous debt: £14K Debt free: Sept '03 MFW#42 Mortgage OP savings £3433.72/£12000 2019 Started dating OH Mar '12, married Oct '12, Walnut born Dec ' 12 SPC 12: 99 £38.05/£500 Make money Jan: £412.34/£310 Feb: £88.79/£280
    • abbe89
    • By abbe89 16th Jan 19, 12:59 PM
    • 262 Posts
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    abbe89
    I'm hitting a bit of a brick wall this month - surveys have dried up, I'm never home when it's light to take good pictures for eBay so haven't listed anything, and nowhere around me seems to be recruiting so JobSpotter has also slowed down.

    I've signed up for Oh My Dosh so I'm hoping to get something from that before the end of the month!
    • hummingbird
    • By hummingbird 16th Jan 19, 1:02 PM
    • 1,445 Posts
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    hummingbird
    £2.50 from Brewers Fayre voucher
    £10 a day extra in May '18[B[B]]£35/310[
    Virtual Sealed Pot 2018 £500/£2500 = 20%
    You can find my diary here:http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=5189836
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