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Getting Good Tips Waiting TablesIf you wait tables, you know that a large portion of your income is from tips. Getting the best tip possible from each customer can have a big impact on how much you take home at the end of the day. This is a page about getting good tips waiting tables.


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Ways to Raise Money for a School TripMy class is going on a trip to Washington D.C.. What are some good ways for me to raise money if I'm under the age of 15?


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Making Money With Your ComputerAlthough there are lots of websites online that suggest you can make money working from home, it's best to use caution to avoid scams or predatory MLM businesses. However, there are some legitimate ways to use your computer to earn income. This page discusses making money with your computer.


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Earning Extra IncomeThere are many ways that you can earn income over and above your regular job. On-line sales and part time jobs for friends and neighbors are options. This is a page about earning extra income.


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Making Money by Stuffing Envelopes at...This is a page about making money by stuffing envelopes at home. People looking for work from home jobs have been tempted to consider envelop stuffing opportunities. Many such offers are often a scam.


Working From Home

Working From HomeThis page is about working from home. There are many things to consider when a job is handled at home.


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Selling On eBayThis is a page about selling on eBay. If you are considering selling on eBay there are some things to consider in order to make it a positive and profitable experience.


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Earning Money OnlineThis is a page about earning money online. Stay at home parents and others often look for legitimate at home work options.


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Selling Items OnlineThis is a page about selling items online. In more recent years selling our unwanted items, crafts, and more online has become a popular practice.


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Starting an Antique BusinessThis is a page about starting an antique business. Antique furniture, dishes, curios and nicknacks can often be found for little or nothing and then sold for a lot of money.


Buying Garage Sale Items to Resell

Buying Garage Sale Items to ResellThis page is about buying garage sale items to resell. Selling select items bought at yard sales can be a great way to make some extra money.


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Is Hazel Peppergood Inc. a Scam?Hazel Peppergood is advertised as a viable work from home opportunity but reviews have not always had good success with this opportunity. This page discusses whether Hazel Peppergood, Inc. is a scam.



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Earning Extra Money With Consignment StoresWhen clearing clutter and unused clothing, rather than donating it all to a thrift store check to see if any of the items may be a good choice to take to a consignment store. You might earn some extra cash. This is a page about earning extra money with consignment stores.


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Money Making Tips for Stay at Home MomsThis page is about money making tips for stay at home moms. Being able to be at home and raise children can make it difficult to pay all the bills without supplemental income.


Cash for Gold

Selling Gold Jewelry For CashThis is a page about selling gold jewelry for cash. Recently it has become very popular for companies to encourage consumers to sell their unwanted gold jewelry, with promises of great profits.


Project Payday Reviews

Project Payday ReviewsThis page contains Project Payday reviews. If you have been looking for work from home opportunities, you may have come across Project Payday and are trying to get some information on the company.


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Alternatives to eBayThis page is about alternatives to eBay. To maximize your profit when selling items online, you want to use the best site available.


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Making Extra CashWhat do you do to make extra cash? Do you sell Mary Kay, Tupperware, Partylite or something else? I would like to know what you do and your ideas to make extra cash. The holidays are coming up and my budget is super slim.


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How to Use Online Auctions and Not Get...This is a page about how to use online auctions and not get burned. Online auctions can be a great way to find bargains, but there are always risks when buying items on online auction sites. Safely buying and selling on online auction sites like eBay can be a great way to save or even make money.


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Getting Paid to Help a Friend Move and Stage a Garage SaleA friend is hiring me to help move and stage a garage sale. How much do I charge to help her set up? This is a business transaction and she is willing to pay me per hour or a percentage of the sales. Which is best?


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How to Make Money on the InternetI need reviews on any of these you may have already tried. I just read this on eHow, I am always there. There are a number of opportunities here and I would appreciate any feedback you might have on these:


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Frugal FundraisersJust because the economy is down and budgets are tight doesn't mean that schools and organizations can stop fundraising. In fact, it's even more important now than ever, as states are slashing educational and non-profit funding.


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Getting Paid to Advertise on Personal VehicleI have a van. I am self employed and post large format billboards. Does any one know how I go about getting paid for advertising space on my Ford transit van? Please help.


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Getting Started on EbayWhat are the pros and cons of using eBay? I am wondering if it is worth it to set up a PayPal account and is it confusing? We don't want it connected to our regular checking account since it goes so low at the end of the month.


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Looking for "Work from Home" SitesI am looking for "work from home" sites, where you can make money without paying up front.


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Increasing Direct Sales Client BaseI started selling Avon a month ago, feeling very confident. I have only made 90 dollars. How can I sell more? I can I make my client base larger?


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Selling a Diamond RingIs Craigslist a good way to sell a diamond ring?



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Making Extra Money For The HolidaysHow can I get extra money for Thanksgiving and Christmas because I need extra money?


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Making Extra Money While Working Full TimeI need suggestions on how to earn an extra fifty dollars a day or five hundred a month in my spare time. Two hours a day for five days a week would be my best option for time commitment since I work a full time job on the night shift currently. Thank you all for your time and help.


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Survey AdviceI am curious about doing surveys. Is it safe? Is it worth it? Are there any groups to stay away from? Does one really get good products free? Any catches I'd need to know about?


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Abundant Living SystemWhat do you know about Abundant Living System that makes it legit or a scam?


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How to Sell Gene DollsI'm wondering if anyone has any ideas about how to sell Gene dolls, outfits and accessories. I am helping my elderly sister liquidate her collections and of them are Gene Marshall dolls, outfits and accessories.


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Reselling Glass Bowls Leftover From WeddingMy daughter just got married, and for the reception (250+) we used short glass bowls (8 - 12" wide) with green stones and floating flowers and candles for decorations. Guess where the glass bowls are? IN MY LIVING ROOM. Any ideas on how to resell these glass bowls, and the green stones? Thanks for any and all ideas, Kim the MOB (Mother of the Bride).


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Becoming a Mystery ShopperDoes anyone know anything about the online "Mystery Shopper" and how it works. I would like to try it, but don't want to sign up first, do you need a charge card, PayPal, etc?


Cash for CraftsWe are pleased to announce a new program we are starting to help build the Craft Projects section on ThriftyFun. If you are an avid crafter, capable writer and own a digital camera, you are eligible to participate. Submit your craft projects to ThriftyFun and we will pay $15 for any crafts that we publish.


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Is the Job of Direct Sales for You?Ultimately it was an act of timing. At a time in my career when I was being "downsized" and the looming dread of losing $15,000 of income a year was getting closer, I took on a job of direct sales.


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Mystery Shopping AdviceMystery Shopping Advice. I am interested in mystery shopping. Has anyone done this with any companies that don't charge a fee and are easy to deal with? I know there are a lot of these companies, but I also know you have to watch which one you deal with.


Doing It the eBay WayThere is something to be said for the lure of on-line auctions. While as a consumer it offers a look across the world at what sellers have to offer, it also provides a seller with opportunities once unavailable.


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"Credit" on eBayIf you're an eBay user, this might be a helpful tip. I used to buy things on eBay only occasionally, but after my son was born a few years ago, I started to buy more, usually for him. I also started selling things around my house that I no longer use, and stumbled upon a great thing--my own "free credit" on eBay! . . .


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Posting an Online Auction on EbayI want to sell some old jewellery on Ebay and did a search but was overwhelmed by the thousands of choices. Does anyone know a really great and concise website that helps you set up an online auction?


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Linky & Dinky's Web Earner ProgramI am wondering if anyone has signed up to be a Web Earner from the Linky & Dinky web site. I enjoy their newsletter but am curious and skeptical about paying $20 to make money using the web. I know most of these type of advertisements are a big rip off. Just wondering if any of your readers have participated in this and what input they have.


Opting for Extra Income Through eBayAn avid fan of eBay, I often wondered about the opportunity that eBay stores offer. For those who are new to eBay, a store is just like what it sounds. Rather than post random items on the site for sale, one opens a "store" and posts all the items there.


Teaching Children to Save Money, Child Saving Money

Money Making Tips for Stay at Home MomsI myself was a stay-at-home mom when my children were at home. Yet I always managed to afford the same opportunities for my kids as my friends who missed those formative years with their children. I would like to share things which I did to make extra money without being gone every day.


Sell Onine Or In Person?

Sell Onine Or In Person?For the average person, selling used items is easy and generates a pleasing profit. Whether you opt to organize a yard sale, advertise in the newspaper, or sell online, you'll most likely earn enough money to go out to dinner but not enough to make a car payment.


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Working More Efficiently, Not LongerFor those who work at a home-based businesses, maintaining an efficient work pace is crucial for fiscal success. Today, these piecemeal workers may need to produce more work for less cost in order to keep up with the market.


Getting Good Tips Waiting Tables

Increase Tips When Waiting TablesThe best way to get good tips while waiting tables is to create a satisfying dining experience for your guests. The following 5 steps are generally accepted as universal.



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Selling a Vintage Roller Exercise MachineI have seen previous posts in the past about people wanting to purchase a vintage roller exercise machine. I have one for sale that still works and is in great shape, but I have no idea where to post it. I can't ship it so it would have to be picked up in North Carolina.


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Selling GoldWhere is the best place to sell gold in Las Vegas?


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Review of Survey SiteIs a legit website or is it a scam?



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Selling Jewelry for CashWill jewelry stores pay for gold filled jewelry?


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Downloading Pictures to CraigslistCould you walk me through step by step to download pictures of my equipment that I have for sale to Craigslist or eBay?


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Selling on the InternetI have lots of unused stuff at home and I want to sell it for the best price. I know of a few websites like craigslist. I am looking for free classified sites that will list merchandise without having to register.


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