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How does your household earn money?

What are yours or your partners jobs? Do you make money in other ways besides your everyday job?

I don't work atm but I used to work in child care.

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Melissa15

Asked by Melissa15 at 6:17 PM on Feb. 28, 2011 in Money & Work

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  • I am a stay at home mom so I don't get any money. My DH is a machanic. That is the only money we get through the week is what he brings home
    mommy5409

    Answer by mommy5409 at 6:20 PM on Feb. 28, 2011

  • my dh repairs & sells guitars and other musical instruments. his main thing is the guitar though. thats how we get our income, i stay at home with our 3 daughters. i used to be a pharmacy tech, and would like to do that again when my kids start school.
    tnm786

    Answer by tnm786 at 6:21 PM on Feb. 28, 2011

  • We own a Carpet Cleaning business. DH also is still a door to door salesman for Verizon Fios (it's good money), but since we;ve landed a few big commercial contracts and we are bidding for others we are considering leaving Fios by Summer.

    I sell on ebay when I have time, but that's usually for my own personal ebay spending money!
    Mom2Jack04

    Answer by Mom2Jack04 at 6:24 PM on Feb. 28, 2011

  • Oh and since the carpet cleaning business bores me, and I don't want to manage it forever I just started taking Nutrition courses and I hope to become a certified personal trainer in the Fall.
    Mom2Jack04

    Answer by Mom2Jack04 at 6:25 PM on Feb. 28, 2011

  • I work full time in insurance my husband is a service manager.
    Bubbie0809

    Answer by Bubbie0809 at 6:27 PM on Feb. 28, 2011

  • . My husband runs a handyman business from our home. I work from home with two lines of business; I do freelance bookkeeping & business organization (along with medical billing and small business marketing), I also do career and job search coaching.
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 6:29 PM on Feb. 28, 2011

  • My husband is a criminal defense attorney, self employed and he does quite well.
    older

    Answer by older at 6:34 PM on Feb. 28, 2011

  • I sell baked goods and do special order sweets. My hubby works in a lumber yard/dry kiln. Although what I do won't pay the bills right now his does....Thankfully I can be a stay at home mom and dabble in my dreams.
    kitchenwitch78

    Answer by kitchenwitch78 at 6:48 PM on Feb. 28, 2011

  • My DH has 2 jobs, he's a mechanic & a security guard. I work as recruiter for a staffing agency. My DH also gets a little income from the GI bill for going to school. It sounds like we'd be doing pretty well, but we have so many freaking bills from when we were both unemployed and was not receiving any income at all (not even unemployment), 2 years ago, we racked up a lot of debt, so now with all the money we have coming in, we are still struggling.
    ABPeterson

    Answer by ABPeterson at 7:03 PM on Feb. 28, 2011

  • My husband is a scientist and works for a big pharma company. I'm a SAHM.
    missanc

    Answer by missanc at 10:22 PM on Feb. 28, 2011

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