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Guide to Success from nothing Captain Derp 12/10/13(Sat)05:41 No. 387 ID: 353cb7 [Reply] [Last 50 posts] Stickied
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I started with a criminal record for petty narcotics pos and a 'computer tresspassing' record guaranteeing me unemployment almost everywhere except manual labor. I was also living in a SRO in the worst area you can ever imagine, had no money, huge debt and couldn't even finish university so washed out in the second year due to poverty.


STEP 1 - GET A FUCKING JOB

Any job will do. Some shitty manual labor position is great because then you also get some activity in so you aren't a fat bastard.

Easy jobs to get are landscaping (usually pays under the table cash), construction clean up, warehouse, or whatever you can find on your local Craigslist 'gigs' section. Alternatively there's the dreaded nightshift tech support. Look around for these on CL, or move to somewhere in your country where the jobs are. In Canada this means terribad mining and oilfiend work but it pays like $40/hr and there's nothing else to do up there, perfect for studying.

For me, I got a job at the post office and delivered mail, which meant I got off early and had lot's of time for school. Also consider institutions that will pay you to learn a trade, such as telephone companies and whatever else.

STEP 2 - START SAVING MONEY

Basic income budget rule is 70/20/10

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Modern Mom 15/07/18(Sat)18:49 No. 2632 ID: 81e6e1

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Modern Mom ## Admin ## 12/08/17(Fri)01:43 No. 1 ID: e5e5b6 [Reply] Stickied
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Congratulations you poor bastards have earned your own board. Don't fuck it up. Any relevant rules will be created/added to this post when the time comes, but for the meantime try to keep it SFW.

Go Wild

Jesus Christ I'm useless; I should have specified that this board is for poor niggers to share money saving tips/vouchers and whatever.


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Modern Mom 15/03/23(Mon)01:04 No. 2558 ID: bc0dd7

Frugalness intensifies




Making Cash With Zero Fundage Biff 14/02/08(Sat)05:35 No. 1890 ID: 3e2241 [Reply] [Last 50 posts]
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Let's talk about ways to make cash online, it can really help out and once you get efficient with it and have a good group then you're golden.

I won't lie, I'd like to find a person or two from this board to be in a new group. You wouldn't believe how fast and simple things get when you get everyone working together well and can make the money on nearly autopilot, depending on what method you are using. Also tips and resources are always good.


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I forgot to upload the cover art That Guy 15/05/28(Thu)17:09 No. 2607 ID: 25fc56
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Biff 15/07/24(Fri)19:38 No. 2634 ID: b97f11
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Nice, I'm working on a new series and I'll need cover art done, I just have to finish it.

Since I'm here, I'll also update you folks on the progress, successes and failures I've experienced!

I was doing ghostwriting for a while, and I still do it from time to time, mostly when I need cash for something and I'm in between my own writing projects. I've made a decent amount with ghost writing (a bit over 1k) within a couple of months, which felt pretty good, I guess I'm at least decent at it, though each time I go back and read my stuff from 6 months ago I laugh and think "Did I REALLY write that?".

I used Odesk.com, which is now upwork,com, but i had a bunch of personal stuff happen and I lost some good clients sinc eI couldn't deliver, so my rating went from nearly perfect to like 3.5 or something, which sucks. I use guru.com as well, but I got jewed out of a 350$ book series when the client up and decided to take my books and her shekels, then run off to Jerusalem, but I'll just self publish the books myself. I put out a lot of free stuff on smashwords and I'm trying to find ways to reach more people, any help there would be great. So far I'm on literotica, amazon and smashwords, but I want to be more places if possible.

Again, thanks for the cover art contact! I will contact them and see if they are interested!

Jew on my friends!


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Modern Mom 15/07/29(Wed)15:09 No. 2637 ID: 8f4d82

I've tried so many things, affiliate marketing, livestreaming video games (twitch), youtubing (vlogging/gaming), writing, blogging (haven't tried ebooks on amazon, on a website or both yet which I will work on next most likely).

Creating an online store/business via shopify and Amway. So far not much success with anything, I get some money from referrals from affiliate marketing and supplement referrals I still get.

My twitch following is growing though slowly.




Modern Mom 14/07/04(Fri)07:36 No. 2154 ID: 1b02b6 [Reply]
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I'm putting this in thrifty living because it would save me a lot of the problems caused by under-eating. I simply don't have the appetite others do.

What is the most calorie-dense food out there? Like preferably 500+ in just a tiny teaspoon of solid or liquid? Does any such thing exist?

I guess I would be saving money in the long run because then I don't suffer the consequences of under-eating.

Thank you.


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Modern Mom 15/02/21(Sat)02:34 No. 2547 ID: 0b7694

>>2294
carrots are hullllla cheap


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Modern Mom 15/02/23(Mon)00:56 No. 2551 ID: cd797b

is there anything like fruits and vegetables that I can buy in bulk to save money?

the book possum living suggests go to the feed store, buy 50 pound bags of stuff like rolled oats, corn meal. make sure its in a form humans can eat.

otherwise, check who in town has the best deal on #100 bag of potatoes.

dumpster diving can be good exercise and free fruits veggies bread etc.

when i was 150 in school and tying to bulk up to 160, i ate/drank this orange flavored starch drink from gnc and ate a 1#, $1 from big lots, bag of chips before bed, that's 1800 calories.

then i got fat from years of gin and tonics and free food, now i'm down to 170 and nervous about if i have cancer or tapeworm or something.


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Modern Mom 15/07/29(Wed)15:06 No. 2636 ID: 8f4d82

Coconut oil and/butter, melted and mixed with coffee or tea, tastes good (if made correctly). Fat has 9 calories per gram so has the most calories. Look up bulletproof coffee/tea

It will require 1-2 tablespoons each of butter and coconut oil to get the most out of it.




Shoplifting is for niggers Modern Mom 15/07/26(Sun)22:55 No. 2635 ID: fec61c [Reply]
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I'm kind of a truck driver. Got my licence from army while in conscription and now I'm driving fish to different stores around my country and it amazes me how many times I have walked right in to store from loading bay. The backdoors have been locked like handfull of times I have delivered stuff to small stores.

Take into account that I'm only talking about small stores. Big stores usually have doorcodes or something like that to prevent unwanted people from entering but smaller stores hardly have cameras. And when you go away from big cities the less people tend to lock their stores backdoors. Just 10 kilometers from the city and they might only have one camera looking at the trucks going in and out the loading bay and those you can easily spot. This opens up a easy acces to the stores storage which is usually unguarded because it's more important to have someone at the cashiers.

I just find it funny that nobody seems to use this trick for cheap food and rather get caught shoplifting because they steal from places where there are more watchful eyes present.




Dont have a flashdrive? Jason December 14/09/29(Mon)23:33 No. 2359 ID: 39ed48 [Reply]
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Never buy flash drives,
Use sites like googledrive, opendrive, onedrive etc

Enjoy

From Jason December


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Modern Mom 15/06/12(Fri)08:13 No. 2623 ID: e83a18

>He actually trusts google
>He trusts someone elses computer to store his files
>He doesnt want a physical storage system


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Modern Mom 15/06/27(Sat)13:16 No. 2629 ID: 2f6dd0

>>2359

>trusting your data with any cloud
>wasting your bandwith instead of just getting cheap as fuck usb drives


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Modern Mom 15/07/20(Mon)10:41 No. 2633 ID: 2b2f3b
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>>2359

It's been a couple of days that I'm seeing your comment and I sincerely want to hit you in the face.

It's probably one of the most retarded, worst thought out comment I've ever seen.

You must be a dumbass caveman to blurt out something this stupid ruining my last few days.




Good first/low budget investments. Modern Mom 14/09/13(Sat)08:47 No. 2312 ID: 1862b0 [Reply]
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Hey there guys. I am a hard working 21 year old, and I've set aside $1500 from wage slaving to begin an investment portfolio. I'm currently considering using a chunk of that money to purchase silver bullion, because it seems like a guaranteed profit over the long run. Pictured is the exact object with which I would like to start my financial future, a 1kg silver bar that can be had for only $629 in the current economic climate. Does anybody have any tips for the poor, wannabe investor such as myself? And is anybody else starting this journey or thinking about it?


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Modern Mom 15/05/31(Sun)00:26 No. 2608 ID: 147149

My advice to you is to read the intelligent investor by Benjamin Graham and The Only Three Questions that count by Ken Fisher.


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Modern Mom 15/06/24(Wed)01:33 No. 2628 ID: ed9537

im investing in asian (23karat) gold which is much cheaper to buy in jewelery form, you only pay around $10 above the spot price of the gold. if it goes back to what it was in 2010 then im laughing


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Modern Mom 15/06/30(Tue)18:27 No. 2631 ID: bda442

>>2312
I feel like silver is pretty stable generally. Neither up too much nor down. I'm with the guy who bought coins. I believe in keeping something like that in case of disasters. you have quick universal currency. Same with a little cash as well but cash can go straight down the toilet in certain situations. Investment is a tough call these days. I think investing in a strong player in oil and gas could pay off in the long run. Prices devalued by saudis flooding the market but eventually they have to make money too, you know? I mean you could be waiting for a year or five but I think eventually it will head back up.




Dumpster Thread That Guy 15/05/22(Fri)20:59 No. 2593 ID: 25fc56 [Reply]
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I've done it, Anons. I quit my job which I hate. Although my family and friends are in a panic because I don't have another crappy minimum-wage income waiting for me, I am entirely comfortable with this. I need a month off to write a particular book, anyway.

One way to supplement my savings while I am not working is salvage. By "salvage", I mean a polite term for dumpster diving. It's not a consistent form of income, but I am more than willing to give it a try.

The pictured book is the Art and Science of Dumpster Diving by John Hoffman. He also wrote Dumpster Diving: The Advanced Course. These books are out of print and getting harder to find. I had to order the former twice through Amazon before I finally got my grubby mits on a copy, but there is an ebook form of it available. I give both a huge recommendation and can go into detail if anyone is interested in reviews.

I have been a scavenger since college when my allowance wasn't quite enough to cover both bills and food. I have never before attempted to sell nor trade anything I have recovered. Turning forty this year, I decided to rent a small storage unit and return to this hobby.

I will begin giving a summaries of what I am finding in following posts. Hey, I don't like seeing a wall of text in an OP either. Summary: I am having way more fun diving than I ever did at any job.


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Melancholy 15/06/08(Mon)02:16 No. 2619 ID: dd0dd9

One of my favorite past times is dumpster diving. I was dumpster diving GameStop back when it was still "FuncoLand". Lots of rental and apartments owned by slum lords in my area so always trash piles illegally dumped on abandoned property lots (not inside a city, so only paid garbage collection services in this area.). Virtually no construction around anymore as the jpb market went to hell years ago, so the only new construction is, oddly, upscale houses in subdivisions, which are off limits for the most part.

Use to make a living off of the stuff I got from Goodwill's dumpsters. That is one of the most wasteful organizations on earth. They have a massive list of item on a rejection list for their backroom sorters to toss if donated. Not to mention that if the sort room was to full at end of business day they would toss any donations, unchecked, that they couldn't comfortably fit in before locking up for the night. But alas, Goodwill's corporate higher ups caught on and every Goodwill in the region was upgraded to compacting dumpsters in a single week! Still makes me sick to think of what all has been senselessly destroyed for no good reason by them over the last fourteen years since they made the switch over to compacting dumpsters.


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That Guy 15/06/15(Mon)08:21 No. 2625 ID: 25fc56
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>>2619
Thanks for the tip, Anon. I hadn't thought about going through the rejections of charity stores like Goodwill. I will give this a try soon.

Regarding the compact dumpsters, they are annoying. John Hoffman dedicates multiple pages of his second book to the topic. Every darn of the supermarkets in my region has one. If a company is willing to invest that much money is a huge garbage safe, then I let it keep its garbage.

I would post more, but I need to get at least a couple of hours of sleep. Monday morning is garbage day in my neighborhood, and I want to make some rounds after my bunk and before I need to go do shit for other people all morning.


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Modern Mom 15/06/29(Mon)08:06 No. 2630 ID: e94aad

Op, i find this stuff very interesting, but i nerd more details on how to find people to sell stuff to and what makes an easy selling.




UK jewing britcunt!6o1LtbrYDc 15/06/14(Sun)00:57 No. 2624 ID: 460bd5 [Reply]
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Anyone got any information about dumpster diving in the UK?
laws, best times, best place, etc..

General UK jewing welcome also.




Free Netflix Jason December 14/09/29(Mon)23:08 No. 2357 ID: 38b6f3 [Reply]
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Steps for free netflix
1. make a new email
2. make a paypal account same email and password (so it wont get to confusing)
3. make netflix account, select paypal for the payment plan. (netflix gives a free month)
4. set a reminder in less than a month to cancel the service.

This gives you a free month

Enjoy

From Jason December


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Reply to modern mom Jason December 14/10/06(Mon)23:00 No. 2374 ID: 38b6f3

nope,i have been doing this trick for a little over three months.


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Modern Mom 15/06/03(Wed)02:18 No. 2616 ID: 5760d5

Why dont you just torrent the shit you want?


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Modern Mom 15/06/04(Thu)09:03 No. 2618 ID: afdd8e

>>2616

Streaming is much preferred to torrents because it uses less space on your hard drive and its not illegal. Plus shows like the west wing are 7-8 seasons with hour episodes so it would take forever to download.




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