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I hate being broke and i need help?

My hubby has an ok job making 17 an hour! we have 4 kids and a mortgage! we live pay check to pay check and im fed up! i wanna know if any of you have ever tried the work from home and if it works!? and if so which one? Ive tried a couple and they r scams and ended up costing alot of money! i am desperate and would like all the help you could offer! thank you!


Asked by Anonymous at 2:04 AM on Jul. 1, 2009 in Money & Work

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    Answer by 2mothershelpers at 2:07 AM on Jul. 1, 2009

  • I work on 3 100% FREE websites that allow ME to work when I want and for how long I want. I dont have to interact with other people nor do I have a quote to meet. So far, with these 3 sites, I have made OVER $14,000. They are NOT get rich quick BUT you can make some decent money with these sites!


    Answer by SweetKYmom at 7:22 AM on Jul. 1, 2009

  • I hope that you find something that works for you. It is very rewarding to be able to work at home and be the boss. I am a rep with Scent Sations which specializes in all natural products: candles, melts, lotion, soaps and mineral make up. I started in July of last year to replace my full time income, I have not done that yet but am definitely on my way. My goal is by June 2010. The great thing about a home business is you can work it around the rest of the things you have going on in your life. There are 3 ways to earn an income- retailing: home parties, book shows, vendor shows, individual sales, etc,; fundraising; and building a team of others to do the same. You can do one or a combination of all 3. Take a look at my website and let me know if you have any questions.

    Answer by Kari126 at 8:14 AM on Jul. 1, 2009

  • I’m taking registrations for several companies looking for telecommuters and ‘home workers’. You can work p/t or f/t for all the places I have listed. I’m also registered with all of the companies and know they are legitimate. Please look at the Top 5 free ways to earn at home at Earn Money Online


    Answer by customcat2000 at 9:19 AM on Jul. 1, 2009

  • I found a wah biz that is not a scam! I hate being broke, too and found this one over the internet, have 2 little ones running around, and absolutely love it! The comp I work with just recently won an award with the BBB! If interested, you can visit my website at or email me at Thanks, hope I can help you!

    Answer by Rebecca325 at 11:42 AM on Jul. 1, 2009

  • Check out the free videos at they hleped me to work from home and I work for myself now.

    Answer by PupsKitty at 12:30 PM on Jul. 1, 2009

  • 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). For more information, go to
    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 am always happy to help cafemoms (and dads) with resumes, cover letters, job search strategy & interview preparation.
    Now let's talk cutting expenses. Don’t buy paper towels or napkins. Make at least some of your own cleaning supplies

    Answer by rkoloms at 1:19 PM on Jul. 1, 2009

  • (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. Before you go to the grocery store, plan your meals & snacks for the next 8 days.

    Answer by rkoloms at 1:19 PM on Jul. 1, 2009

  • 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

    Answer by rkoloms at 1:19 PM on Jul. 1, 2009

  • If looking for a JOB, what are your marketable skills and previous experiences? If you are looking for a BUSINESS, go with your passions, things that interest and motivate you the most. Build a list and use that to begin your search. General rule of thumb: Never pay for a job (businesses, on the other hand, usually involve some expenses).

    The most common work at home JOBS pertain to customer service, administration, sales, tutoring, writing, consulting, healthcare, marketing, and technical support. There are also many legitimate home BUSINESS opportunities in direct sales, affiliate programs, and network/referral marketing.

    Find a rep to contact, check out their websites, ask questions, do your own independent research. Check resources such as for potential scams. I also have several resources for finding legitimate work from home opportunities on my Work From Home site.

    Answer by nuwave06 at 6:16 PM on Jul. 1, 2009