Monday, 26 October 2009

Challenge Update : Day 26


Got my cheque through from MusicMagpie for £17.10. Just gotta stick it in the bank now. I found a load of stuff to eBay at my parents house over the last 2 weeks too. Gonna be a busy week I feel.

Date: 26th October
Date Target: £141.44
Current Balance: £17.10
Difference: £124.34
Verdict: Behind Target by ALOT :(

Wednesday, 7 October 2009

Challenge Update : Day 7

Its day 7 of the challenge to earn £5.44 everyday until 2010. Not earned any more money since Saturday, but am looking for the next avenue of revenue.

This challenge is a hybrid of the challenge found on the MoneySavingExpert forum. In that challenge to earn £10 per day every day, you can include savings made on purchases. I am not goign to include these in my challenge. My challenge is purely money making. So whether it be by selling posessions, earning by clicking, or another way, then that is what I will include in this challenge.

Date: 7th October
Date Target: £38.08
Current Balance: £17.10
Difference: £20.98
Verdict: Behind Target :(

Saturday, 3 October 2009

Challenge: £5 per day every day till 2010

Ok, going slightly off the original challenge of doubling my money at the moment but i'll try and continue that along side this. I was reading the MoneySavingExpert forum the other day and saw a challenge. Make £1000 before the end of the year by any means necessary. That equates to 92 days if I go from the 1st October. £1000 divided by 92 equals £10.87 every day. Now whilst that I guess is achievable, I don't think I have the self belief that I can achieve this whilst I am working full-time. So i'll scale back the target to something that I feel is achievable. £500 by the end of the year. So that is £5.44 every day till the 31st December 2009.

Ok well it's already the 3rd October so I should be at £16.32.

I found a website called Music Magpie who will buy your old music cd's, dvds or games. They pay anything between £0.30 and £3.00 for a cd. So i've checked the house for music cd's I have not listened to in months, years and lifetimes and have quite a pile. Now they will deduct £0.50 per cd if the disc is scratched, the case is damaged or inlay cards damaged or missing. So I guess those that are scratched its not worth sending or, it is if they are worth more than £0.50. If not try them on eBay I guess.

So I registered 21 cds and for that I have been given a provisional figure of £17.10. I will await my cheque from them.

Date: 3rd October
Date Target: £16.32
Current Balance: £17.10
Difference: £0.78
Verdict: Ahead of Target :)