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On-line surveys?

I am desperately in need of some money right now, (who isn't) and I was wondering about all these surveys I keep hearing about. Are they legit? And which ones could I try were I actually make money? No advertisers please.

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flowerchid72

Asked by flowerchid72 at 6:18 PM on Jun. 21, 2009 in Money & Work

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  • If I told you, I would be advertising... sorry... GOOGLE IT
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:26 PM on Jun. 21, 2009

  • personally I found them to be a big waste of time. yes, I did get a check from one company, but it was after doing online surveys everyday for two months and it was only for $24.00
    kaysha

    Answer by kaysha at 6:38 PM on Jun. 21, 2009

  • I don't like them because they are basically asking you about their product. So in turn you have to buy their product online through their site, then use it for a period of time, then you are able to do the survey. After all that time and effort you finally get a check which is about 10 bucks. booo
    Mommy2Mariah

    Answer by Mommy2Mariah at 6:49 PM on Jun. 21, 2009

  • opinionoutpost.com is the best
    amymartinez0214

    Answer by amymartinez0214 at 6:55 PM on Jun. 21, 2009

  • I never got paid from the surveys. If you need extra money, my websites are on my profile and you can send me an email.
    tcarter1981

    Answer by tcarter1981 at 7:22 PM on Jun. 21, 2009

  • www.freelancebyu.com has a listing of legitmate survey sites. there are other ways to make money at home: Do you have a former employer you could work for remotely? If you have a computer with high speed internet & Microsoft Office Pro & have at least intermediate MS Office skills, you should be able to find work as a virtual assistant (VA). There is a company located outside of Chicago that matches up VAs & clients called VSI; the url is www.avirtualstaff.com. The owner is Tracey Wallace.
    Do you have a skill or experience that you can turn into a home based business? I have a friend who makes children's hair accessories in her basement & sells them to boutiques around the Midwest. My husband runs a handyman business from our home. I work from home with two lines of business; I do freelance bookkeeping & business organization; I also do career & job search coaching.
    I also have some suggestions for cutting your expenses
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 8:33 PM on Jun. 21, 2009

  • Don’t buy paper towels or napkins. Make at least some of your own cleaning supplies (this has the added advantage of getting toxins out of your home). Past the age of 2,the only beverage humans need is water; don't buy juice, milk, soda, etc., except as a special treat. Cook from scratch. Replace meat with beans, seitan, lentils & tofu. Cook dried beans instead of buying canned. Make your own seitan. Whole grains, like whole wheat pasta & brown rice, may cost more than simple grains, like white rice & pasta, but they are more filling &more nutritious, so they really are the better value. Frozen fruits & vegetables often cost less than fresh; they have the added advantage of having a longer shelf life & holding their nutrition longer. Once or twice a week have breakfast for dinner: yogurt with frozen blueberries & whole grain cereal or an omelet with veggies & a little bit of cheese with whole grain toast.
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 8:34 PM on Jun. 21, 2009

  • Before you go to the grocery store, plan your meals & snacks for the next 8 days. Base your grocery list on your meal plan. Pull any necessary coupons. Eat before you shop. Buy only what’s on your list. The sales at the store are not to save you money, but to get you to buy more than you need; if you don't know for sure that you will use it in the next 3-4 weeks, don't buy it. If you would like some delicious, healthy & family/budget friendly recipes, feel free to contact me. -Robin
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 8:34 PM on Jun. 21, 2009

  • There are a ton of scams out there. Email me if you want my list of good ones, I dont want to post them since you asked for no ads.
    customcat2000

    Answer by customcat2000 at 9:39 PM on Jun. 21, 2009

  • I do cashcrate. it isn't alot of money, but it's enuf to make it worth my time. Here's my link. Check it out. PM me if you have any questions. Im always glad to help. http://cashcrate.com/612979
    Christy644

    Answer by Christy644 at 11:01 PM on Jun. 21, 2009

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