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how can we make extra money

my husband works sat and sunday 12 hour shifts -amkes about 1400 a month
he goes to school full time monday thru friday (gets out of school about 3pm)

i work at home babysitting monday thru thursday-only make 60 a week but only work till 3pm

we need extra money-so tired of being broke not being able to afford anything other than rent,gro, electric, water, phone and net.

My husband is in school for engineering so his classes are super hard and he has to study alot. is there anything else we can do? we live about 45 miles one wayfrom a big town so it takes awhile to get anywhere.

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Asked by Anonymous at 8:38 PM on Sep. 13, 2009 in Money & Work

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  • Maybe you can take in other children to babysit? I did that for a while, until the kids I were watching went back to school!!

    Answer by Frogbaby83 at 8:41 PM on Sep. 13, 2009

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    Answer by patchthatpays at 9:03 PM on Sep. 13, 2009

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    Answer by m-avi at 9:26 PM on Sep. 13, 2009

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    Answer by Rebecca325 at 10:05 PM on Sep. 13, 2009

  • sell avon.. or even babysit... u may not want to do that...ummmm ohh i know apply to be a home and companion.... they pay good...

    Answer by Linsigirl26 at 10:19 PM on Sep. 13, 2009

  • I'm also with Scentsy!! I can vouch with's easy to do, and tons of fun!!! My hubby works and I stay home to raise our kids, so this income really helps!!

    Answer by NicoR at 11:49 PM on Sep. 13, 2009

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    Answer by lynsey7 at 11:55 PM on Sep. 13, 2009

  • You can search for jobs that match your skillset and have a telecommute or remote option. 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.

    Answer by rkoloms at 5:46 AM on Sep. 14, 2009

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    Answer by Cheapsk8mom at 7:23 AM on Sep. 14, 2009

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    Answer by alyssamal at 11:29 AM on Sep. 14, 2009

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