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A few ideas to earn money from home and help pay your bills.

Updated on June 19, 2013



Some Basics

Depending on what you are trying to do there are a lot of different ways to make money from home. From blogging to selling, I'm going to explain to you the different ways to do it.

Working for someone

You really have to be careful with this one just because there are so many scams out there, but two things to remember, if it seems to good to be true it most likely and if they ask you for money upfront. When you applied for your current job did they ask you to pay a fee, most likely the answer is no. A true company will not ask you to pay them so you can work for them what sense does that make.

The best thing to do is look up the company name on the B.B.B.s website, chances are you will find something and if you don't you can always Google Company name here scam you will find something.

One thing I have found and know a few people that do it is medical coding from home, yes it does require a degree in the field but it's only a six month course which F.A.S.F.A. will cover and you can find employment pretty quick, pay starts at about $13.00 an hour full time.


One of the easiest ways is to start a blog. The only down side it takes some time to get some traffic. Once you can get traffic it becomes easy to make profit just don't expect to quit your 9 to 5 right away or at all for that matter but it is a really good way to make some play money.

The best way to make money from that is by ads which you can sign up for different programs on Amazon, Ebay and Google are the most popular. The cool thing about blogging is that you can write just about anything from different hobbies how to pages. It all depends on you and what you want.

Making Items

I found a few companies that sent you some tools to make items for them. All you have to do is make things for them and they really are simple such as jewelry. They will pay you by the production, most of them pay $11 per set of two and it only takes about 15 minutes to make a couple so you can be up to $25 an hour if you work at it. The only down side is that you really have to be a hands on type person because the training that they do offer is by webcam or just by reading.

They will ask you to put a deposit on the tools but when you decide you no longer want to do this they will refund you the full amount. Just be careful and use B.B.B. that way you don't run across any scams.

Selling products and your stuff

The Easiest way to make a quick buck from home is selling products online. There are a lot of different ways you can do this. You can sell some stuff you own, or you can go out and buy wholesale from companies and sell at their M.S.R.P. But I found it to be easy to use drop shipping.

Drop Shipping is a company selling you products at a wholesale price with plenty of room to profit. They hold all of your inventory and handle all the shipping so all you have to do is send them the shipping information and of course list the products on whatever site you choose. I like to use, they seem to be the best to buy from but it varies. I also like to sell on ebay because the fees are cheap and there are no monthly fees.

You can also go to garage sales and 99 cent stores and find some pretty amazing things for less they are worth. But be careful, you need to sell only what you know. I myself was making $2,000 to $3,000 every month by going this route, my best sale was a old camera that cost me $5 and I ended up selling for $285.65. Just remember it can be trial and error at first sell on and you can make enough money to help yourself out!

Day Trader

Becoming a day trader is tough and you really need some money to get you started. On top of that you really can't be upset if you loose some money before you gain any, you will loose some and if you are the kind of person that is ready to quit when things are starting to look down day trading is not going to be for you. You really need to keep your head held high and if you loose $100 you need to be able to stand up and say my next trade I am going to make $200. That is the best way to be successful at this.

Another thing you can do which goes perfectly with this is trading binary. Trading binary is really a more simplistic way of day trading you just have to watch and decide if it is going to fall or rise and bid on it. You are still going to want to do some research but it really is an easier way of day trading you can usually make a 75% profit in about an hour which is why a lot of day traders start out with this. It really helps get you ready for trading from home.

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