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Old 07-17-2009, 01:52 PM
 
Location: Los Angeles
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Flip event tickets from time to time but haven't done it in a few years.
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Old 07-17-2009, 02:08 PM
 
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I went to the local rec program to learn to cane chairs and seat weaving. The caning is very labor intensive and you don't make much at the end of a job,but seat weaving is easy and goes quickly, so you can make some decent side line money. I get the work by word of mouth, so it isn't regular that way. Haven't marketed it at this point.

House sitting and caring for pets while owners vacation is a good way to make some money and is is an easy thing to spread the word through friends and family.
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Old 07-17-2009, 03:13 PM
 
Location: UK
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If I were younger I would start a little "home help/repair" business and focus on getting work from the fast growing aging population.

There are so many things my husband and I can no longer do around the house and it would be nice to have someone we trusted to help us with some of the more physical work/repairs that need to be done.
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Old 07-19-2009, 11:17 AM
 
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I review and seal drawings prepared by others who are not certified. Probably average $100 a week working an hour.
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Old 07-20-2009, 11:06 AM
 
Location: Lexington, SC
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Becoming a notary might be an option . . mobile notary public.

Is there a good amount of money in being a notary. I am looking to make around 500.00 or so per month
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Old 07-20-2009, 11:20 AM
 
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Is there a good amount of money in being a notary. I am looking to make around 500.00 or so per month
Only if you have contacts. My wife was a notary. You are limited to how much you can charge for the notarization however where being a mobile notary comes into play is you can charge whatever you want to be on call. Competition is pretty stiff. Typical fees are around $25, depending on the area.
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Old 07-20-2009, 03:33 PM
 
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I'm a Director with Scentsy Wickless Candles! I bring home between 900 - 1300 a month extra. It really helps pay down old bills and stay on track! I love it! if you want info.. let me know, I'm more than happy to help
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Old 07-20-2009, 06:05 PM
 
Location: Monroe, Louisiana
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Stock trading.
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Old 07-20-2009, 06:10 PM
 
Location: Monroe, Louisiana
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I strip.




I kid, I kid!
I strip.




I don't kid.
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Old 07-23-2009, 01:33 PM
 
Location: Valley City, ND
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I do drug testing ie: a human guinea pig. Most years I make $5000-$8000. 3 years ago I lucked out and went from 1 study to another all year and made $18,600! It helped that one was a month long and paid $8200.

I'll only do the phase 3 (I think it's called) studies where you get 1 small dose of the regular med, 1 equal dose of a new (usually generic version), and sometimes a third placebo dose. Then they compare how fast each is absorbed and/or eliminated by your body.

Phase 3 is the last type of studies before a new drug is released on the market.
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