How do you intend to make money ethically?

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  1. lorlie6 profile image74
    lorlie6posted 12 years ago

    How do you intend to make money ethically?

  2. Taleb80 profile image80
    Taleb80posted 12 years ago

    I try to enhance my skills to cope with my work better.

  3. someonewhoknows profile image74
    someonewhoknowsposted 12 years ago

    First  I'd  like to see ethical money!

    Perhaps I'm just dreaming?

    Ethics and money seem to be at odds with each other!

  4. Man of Honour profile image59
    Man of Honourposted 12 years ago

    I will not lie about any of the products or topics I talk about and will be as honest as I can.

  5. shynsly profile image61
    shynslyposted 12 years ago

    I would like to have said, "work for it"... but as I seem to repeatedly get corrected on the morality of actually earning my money, I guess I'll have to settle for kicking back and waiting for my government check.

  6. luckyridesagain profile image60
    luckyridesagainposted 12 years ago

    making money ethically can include anything that does not involve cheating.So any method like mowing lawns,contributing work in the internet and so on can be used to earn money ethically.But it would depend a lot on the age of the person and the interests.

  7. Rob Hanlon profile image60
    Rob Hanlonposted 12 years ago

    I think a lot of people make money out of pure greed and because they can. If everyone made just enough money to cover their essential needs, then that would be ethical enough for me.

  8. nightwork4 profile image61
    nightwork4posted 12 years ago

    by doing what i do properly and by not trying to overcharge people just because they are in need. i own a renovation company and i see too many other companies overcharging people because they have renos that have to be done so they will pay whatever they are charged. it's a shame this happens but that is just a fact of life.

  9. Karonher profile image62
    Karonherposted 12 years ago

    By working hard at any legal and moral job. Keep it that way and no one can complain.

  10. dmacman7 profile image61
    dmacman7posted 12 years ago

    If you are referring to making money without using deceptive practices i agree that it can be difficult on line. Most of the junk you receive concerning making money on line uses some sort of deception. to make money at anything involves pricing to make a profit. where the line is crossed is where greed comes before ethics.

    I use a few programs that i know offer service at a fair price and good return. i would be happy to share them with you

  11. onegoodwoman profile image69
    onegoodwomanposted 12 years ago

    Working for it has served me well in the past.  "Working" is now a broad term, but it still involves providing a product or a service.

  12. kazemaru2 profile image59
    kazemaru2posted 12 years ago

    Writing and domains has worked well for me recently. However it is not good for someone who wants to make money fast.

  13. profile image0
    fashionjewelry10posted 12 years ago

    Selling retail merchandise for 30% off.

  14. John B Badd profile image61
    John B Baddposted 12 years ago

    Ethical decisions are usually relative to the situation.
    For my ethical system I will not make money by misrepresenting my goods or services, I will not sell anyone anything that I know will hurt them in the short or long term.  In retail I will not push signing up for credit cards unless it is for something someone needs and not just wants.  I would rather loose money than put anymore negativity into the world.

  15. Pente profile image79
    Penteposted 12 years ago

    When I started my computer store, I made a decision to never tell a lie or even stretch the truth to sell a computer. I was soon tested. Somebody came in with limited funds, selected a computer, pulled out his wallet, and then mentioned that he would be using the computer for a playing WoW. Although the computer was capable of normally running WoW at about 30 fps, I knew that it would slow down to a couple of fps in larger battles. I let him know that he would be disappointed knowing that I would not make a sale. He thanked me for telling him the truth and left the store. I was barely making enough money to stay in business those first few months, so I felt sick to my stomach over killing a sale for ethical reasons.
    Guess what? He came back a couple of months later with more money and bought a better computer. PLUS, he told a bunch of his friends, who started coming to my store for repairs and buying an occasional gaming system.
    Moral of the story? That moment of honesty may have cost me in the short run, but it ended up paying off in the long run.

  16. wealthseeker profile image61
    wealthseekerposted 12 years ago

    Ethics means different to different people. My opinion is this way, if something I do not use and think it is crappy, I will not promote in anyways, even if that means loads of cash.

    It might means that it will take me longer to reach my goal but I will be able to sleep well.

  17. shahadat73 profile image36
    shahadat73posted 12 years ago

    Anything that is fare and not part of any corruption.

  18. treven65 profile image60
    treven65posted 12 years ago

    I guess your question is related to Internet Marketing/Money Online/.
    In my opinion it is like any kind of business-what goes around it comes around.
    Fair advertising campaigns are the way to respect and correctness.

  19. Pink Mingos profile image59
    Pink Mingosposted 12 years ago

    This question fits any type of work and is an excellent question!

    From Merriam Webster:
    " conforming to accepted standards of conduct "

    In the past, when I worked in sales, I made a commitment to never mislead a customer into believing they were getting more than they were promised. There were many times at the end of the month that I had sold less contracts than the others, but I ALWAYS held the record for the most customers retained by the company.

    HubPages has it's own accepted standards of conduct, such as no spam, adult content, or plagiarism, for example.

    Here (online, in Hub pages) I will not copy someone else's articles or work.  There are many things that we can write about that can only be written or described one way, but write them in your own words. It's the same idea, people will continue to trust that when they are reading my articles, they are reading truth and genuine articles and hopefully bookmark me. The more follows I gain by this practice, the more often they're read which increases the chances of people finding ads on my pages that interest them and clicking them to learn more.

  20. shelter profile image61
    shelterposted 12 years ago

    I am a retired engineer and need additional income and financial security.  Wall Street with all its questionable paper investments and Banks with their virtually non-existent interest on savings has led me to a decision of exchanging paper currency for physical gold and silver.  I will be able to do this with a KB Gold Savings Account where I will have control over my assets without having to depend on third parties.  Finally, I will have the opportunity to earn income from KB Gold by referring others to do the same thing.

    I have done my due diligence, as have others, on KB Gold and we have concluded that this is the most ethical way to make money in this time of financial crisis in the world.

    An explanation  of KB Gold is available at

    PS:  KB Gold owns the mining, refinery, minting and distribution and is the only Company I know that produces pure gold bullion without the use of environmentally harmful chemicals such as Cyanide or Mercury.   A truly ethical 'Green' Company.

  21. micahjoy profile image60
    micahjoyposted 12 years ago

    by working at something that you truly love, for a cause or company that you respect.

  22. Dave Mathews profile image59
    Dave Mathewsposted 12 years ago

    Ethically eh! Hmmmmmmmmm? I guess that does not mean printing your own money. I have always found working for an employer financially rewarding, earning my way.

  23. 123chri123 profile image41
    123chri123posted 12 years ago

    By proffering solution to people's problems,helping them to succeed.If my answer now can put smile on your face,you will like to know more about me,visit my site and you know what that means:more money to my bank account.

  24. Wayne Orvisburg profile image62
    Wayne Orvisburgposted 12 years ago

    In business school, I was told "if it's not illegal, then it's ethical." I strongly disagree.

    I earn my money by being employed and doing what I'm supposed to do while I'm there. While they don't always seem to be ethical, I believe as long as I am, it will pay off in the long run.

  25. profile image51
    HubPagesContentposted 12 years ago

    I plan to build websites that sell information like this one:


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