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Cash Hidden in the Wall

There’s Probably Cash Hidden in Your Walls. Here’s How to Find it…

You might think a treasure hunt means diving in the ocean to find sunken ships or exploring ancient ruins in faraway countries looking for hidden chambers full of gold and jewels. But fortunately, you [...]


5 Unusual Ways to Make Money in Your Backyard

One of the most efficient strategies for making money is to use what you already have in new and profitable ways. For example, if you own your home you can rent out a room, taking in long-term tenants [...]

Stuffed Animals

How to Sell Used Stuffed Animals for Extra Cash

While camping at some hot springs in Arizona my wife and I watched a man arrive and unload large plastic bags onto the roof of his van, apparently to free up space inside for camping. That evening we talked [...]

Jury Box

How to Make $150 & Get a Free Lunch By Going to “Fake” Jury Duty

I was paid $150 for a day’s work as a surrogate juror a couple month’s back. Ironically a few weeks later I was sent a real jury notice, and it said, “Jurors will be compensated $15 for [...]

Sell Body Tattoo

How to Legally & Ethically Sell Your Body for Extra Cash

Now that I have your attention, I’ll tell you the good news and the bad news. The good news is that you can sell your body parts or the use of your body and make some serious extra cash, and do so [...]

Ways to Raise Cash

Financial Emergency? Here Are 10 Legal Ways to Raise Cash in a Hurry….

Listen – sometimes life happens. Almost all of us have been in a financial emergency at one point or another. The car breaks down. The checking account is overdrawn. You’re behind on rent. [...]

Empty Classroom

How to Get Paid $100,000 to Drop Out of School

Yes, you read that correctly. The Thiel Foundation, started by billionaire Peter Thiel, who cofounded PayPal and was the first outside investor in Facebook, pays young men and women to drop out of college. Those [...]

Wal-mart Price Match

So This Happened When I Tried to Price-Match at Walmart…

I was ready to face the cashier and ignore the irate customers behind me. Sometimes saving a few dollars means not caring too much what others think. In other words, I was ready to force Walmart to honor [...]

Waitress Waiting Tables

10 Odd Ways to Make More Money From Your Job

I don’t particularly like jobs, but I’ve had a couple dozen of them, and I can tell you from experience how to squeeze more out of them. You see, a regular paycheck is just a start if you expand [...]

Broken Google

How to Get Paid $12/Hour to Clean Up Google’s Mess

I’ll make about $700 this month for cleaning up Google’s search engine. And Yahoo’s search engine. And Bing’s. And the best part? Most of it is done while siting at home in my pajamas. What [...]

Modern Family Picture

How I Made $77 During Last Night’s “Modern Family”….

Last night was a pretty typical night for our family. We ordered Thai food, ran the dog all over the house, cranked up the space heater and vegged out to the TV. It was awesome. But, since it was a repeat [...]


How to Make Money Attending Movie Premieres

I know it sounds far-fetched, but I actually got paid $30 to attend one of the Harry Potter movie premieres. And it’s the 5th movie premiere I’ve been paid to attend. Let me explain… Theaters [...]