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How to make money fast

Updated on June 17, 2009

In these economic times, it is getting hard to get the money you need to live well - especialy if you need to know how to make money fast. Everyday we see people losing jobs and companies being closed. Everywhere it looks like there is more people in need of a good oportunity to make money.

Despite this, there are many opportunities out there for someone that wants to make real money. The world has changed, and technlogy allows anyone to make more money than they ever found possible.

If you really need to make money fast, it is possible to use some of the new techniques for making money, as well as more standard methods. In this article, I will give a list of possible ways to make money fast.

Top Ways to Make Money Fast

Here are some of my prefered methods to make money fast:

  1. Promote affiliate programs on the web: this is probably the easiest, fastest way to make money fast. All you need is access to a computer, and a little knowledge about the Internet. In less than one hour, you can create an affiliate account, and start promoting products that can provide you from a few dollars to a few hundred dollars. Some people make this their full time job, and make hundreds of thousands (and even millions) of dollars. (If you don't know how to do this, and would like to learn quickly, visit this page, which will help you make lots of money from the web).
  2. Trade on the stock market. If you have some money, you can start with something that can be even more lucrative. The stock market has made several people rich, and it only requires some information about how the markets work. In less than one day you could start investing and making money.
  3. Forex (foreign exchange). This technique has some similarities with the stock market, but it is different, because it doesn't depend on company stock to exist. The idea of FOREX is to profit from the change in price of currencies (dollars, euros, or pounds, for example). With a market that is open 24 hours a day, it is very profitable to operate FOREX, an lots of people have made a fortune on it.
  4. Real Estate. Real estate doesn't look like a fast way, but it can be very fast if you enter in the game as an intermediate person. If you find a buyer for a house that is on sale by the owner, for example, you can negociate a commission for yourself. You can also flip houses, buying low and selling high, although this requires a lot of knowledge.

Continuing To Make Money


Making money is important, but probably not as important as keeping it. Even if you don't make much money, you can grow it into large sums by just learning how to keep what you make. On the other hand, there is no limit in how much we can spend. So, if you are not careful, you will always spend more than you make, what can make your life pretty miserable quickly.One of the chief skills that anyone can have is

  1. how to spend less than you make, and
  2. how to invest the remaining of this money.

If you have these two skills, it doesn't matter matter if you can make money quickly or not, because you will always have money in the future. Remember this!


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