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How Can I make good Legit Money from Home?

I'm a stay at home mom. I've been having a hard time finding a job in our area, and my hubby has our car for his job, and he works odd hrs, so the only way I could work would be 3rd shift. Which would be ok, but we currently can't afford daycare till I get a job or some extra money, which means going a week without sleep at least, till i get the 1st pay check. So was wondering if there was any work from home thing that is legit, and where i can make honest decent cash. Most the ones i've looked into are either scams, or just plain don't work or aren't worth it. Please help!

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Asked by PunkRockMom1986 at 8:31 PM on Oct. 13, 2008 in Money & Work

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  • Consider a home based business, and if you want to make money right away, you need to be in one that is in the 2 largest emerging industries...wellness and network marketing. With this economy, no one is spending their money on makeup, tupperware or candles...people these days are into their health and want to earn extra income and fast. The business I am in has been in biz for 3.5 years and has been featured in SUCCESS FROM HOME magazine 3 times in the ENTIRE issues...this is the first co. to reach its first billion dollars in just 3 years...first in the history of the US. it took microsoft 7 years. This is still a ground floor opportunity as less than 1% of the US has heard of it.. a great opportunity is one when not too many people know about it. I would love to share what i do from home around my kids schedules and make really GREAT money. I hope to hear from you soon.

    Answer by BusinessMom123 at 8:34 PM on Oct. 13, 2008

  • I do several things from home... you might like one of them.

    1) I teach preschool in my home. It's only part-day (8am - noon) so I get my afternoons to myself, which is really nice! Plus, kids are so fun, I love it!

    2) I blog, both for my own website and for another one. You can find blogging jobs at ... keep an eye on them. Some are good and others are not so good.

    3) I sell things that I make! I illustrate and sew, so I have a wide variety of items available in my online shop. When I have craft shows, I always do really well.



    Answer by ChapelleCDH at 9:25 PM on Oct. 13, 2008

  • You can apply with or They are all legit home based jobs some may take more with the application process than the other but they pay decent! you will be asked for a small fee to do a background check as you will be dealing with customers giving personal info. I applied with the first two and have already passed my background heck with arise. Right now I am also doing chacha just to bring in some extra cash, it wont pay the bills but its something for right now. I have to businesses as well but i think you were looking for more of a job so I hope this helps!

    Answer by markayda3 at 9:28 PM on Oct. 13, 2008

  • I have 2 great businesses from home. Feel free to check out my websites:

    Answer by SaferAtHome at 10:04 PM on Oct. 13, 2008

  • There are a few things I do from home. I do ChaCha, which is actual work at home job (I get paid to answer questions), and work my own hours. I also do gpt sites. It pays a lot of my bills. I run a group here with a ton of members who do the same and are making great money. My site is or you can check my profile for the group I run. There are usually a ton of great ideas there. I tend to stick with the free opportunities, but some people have actual businesses they post about, as well. Good luck on your venture.

    Answer by rizzie at 10:13 PM on Oct. 13, 2008

  • I sell Avon, I get to set my own hours and I love it. If you have any questions let me know or you can check out my website.

    Answer by sammiesmom2000 at 8:35 AM on Oct. 14, 2008

  • Try looking on have some job-jobs on there.

    If you are looking to get into a home business, I highly recommend you educate yourself about network marketing, how to be successful at it, know what to look for in a good company, etc.
    I can teach you all this and more for free! Visit my profile to learn more and to start the training visit:

    To your success,

    Answer by MamaKush at 10:22 AM on Oct. 14, 2008

  • I couldn’t invest any money to start any of the work at home sites. So I had to search out the free ones. I found some really good ones, and some really bad ones.  So, if you’re looking, it’s free, you have nothing to lose, you should go to


    Answer by customcat2000 at 11:06 AM on Oct. 14, 2008

  • I have my own business in vitamins, herbs and natural products. If you are interested check out my page. I really enjoy what I do.

    Answer by GarlicMom at 11:45 AM on Oct. 14, 2008

  • You can apply to virtual call center job and take inbound call from home, and earn good money while working around your own schedule. You can write and make money from home. There are many similar jobs that can be done from home. Nice list of such job is compiled on

    Answer by Vickykool at 3:29 AM on Oct. 15, 2008

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