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Out of The Box Ways To Make Money

Updated on January 28, 2015

Make Money Working from Home

As a single mother I am always looking for ways to make extra money. Here are a few ways that I found that work really well.

Yard sale- A yard sale does take work but you can make some good money from it. I recently had a yard sale and did not think anyone would buy what I thought was junk but I made eighty dollars that day and did not even have that many people show up. Gather all your things that you don't need anymore, get a table or blanket to display the items on and put them out on your yard on Saturday Morning. Then wait for the money to start rolling in. Don't forget to advertise with signs around your neighborhood and social media.

Ebay- I am fairly new to Ebay but I have sold a few things and made two hundred dollars from a pair of old shoes I didn't wear and a few pair of my dads old shoes and jeans. Ebay was a lot easier than having a yard sale.

Mystery Shopping- I have personally made thousands of dollars(no joke) from several different mystery shopping companies. Mystery Shopping is real work but it is very flexible and you can do most of that work from home. If interested do a search for job on mystery shopper association.

Babysit- Baby sitting can be a very lucrative side job. As long as children are being made, Someone will always need a babysitter. There are certain licenses that you have to obtain if you watch more than three or four children so remember to check your state guidelines. I personally know of someone who quit their day job to watch other kids. She makes over 2000 dollars a month and does not plain to go back to an office job.

Working from home has so many benefits especially if you are a mother. With the right enthusiasm and drive a successful work from home job will be found.

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