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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.


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.


Basic income budget rule is 70/20/10

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Modern Mom 14/08/22(Fri)18:29 No. 2277 ID: 2913e8

its a sticky you tard, not to mention threads hardly ever 404 on /jew/

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 14/04/23(Wed)20:50 No. 2048 ID: 435fb3

indeed, its all about not saying the word nigger

Modern Mom 13/07/01(Mon)18:07 No. 1440 ID: ec8c97 [Reply]

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I get £950 soon.

What can I do with it to turn it into more money? I'm sure we could all benefit from discussing ideas/schemes to stop us being poor cunts.

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Modern Mom 14/09/07(Sun)01:10 No. 2306 ID: ad6abf

earning money to become a dealer, fucking no.
proceeds of crime act.
buying into risky, hyperinflationary currency that until recently was a joke for neckbeards.
spoiler: heat seeking helicopters *hint* also illegal
all these are not only dangerous and illegal but not worth the time for the reward.
binary options=alot of cams beware, but actually good along with buying shares if done right.

if you're signing on shares can invalidate your benefits so be careful,check first.

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Modern Mom 14/09/13(Sat)14:30 No. 2314 ID: c315b3

Yeah, OP, I'm surprisingly on board with the 'use it to clean up and get a decent job' hypothesis.

For instance, you could use it to buy two different suit jackets, three pairs of smart trousers, 5 shirts, two pairs of shoes, some ties. It would be hard to squeeze an entire good quality wardrobe out of your cash, but if you live in a big city and spend a few weeks meticulously going through every charity shop you'll be amazed at what you can find. If you don't have the taste/time then you can just buy a three-piece from John Lewis/Marks and Sparks for like £150, but be warned that at this price the work is shoddy, done by some kid in the phillippines or whatever, and you are going to have to wear it gently or the buttons will start falling off in a surprisingly short period of time.

Also regarding that last buy some needles and thread and get into repairing your clothes, it ain't that hard and makes all your garms immortal.

Modern Mom 14/09/14(Sun)00:37 No. 2315 ID: e22576

These ideas are very illegal and lots of work for very little money.

You might as well just get a job at McDonalds flipping burgers, at least that's legal, reliable and consistent money with minimal effort.

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?

Modern Mom 14/09/13(Sat)09:06 No. 2313 ID: 15121f

This thread is the same topic, repost there and delete this thread?

If you can't delete it just report it and it'll get removed.

Silver's cool but afaik its price fluctuates greatly. It will be useful in a post economic crash era though.

Free Food 13/03/01(Fri)01:06 No. 992 ID: c1c58c [Reply]

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How can I get food for free? Are there better methods than shoplifting?

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Modern Mom 14/08/08(Fri)09:47 No. 2235 ID: cdebbc

You think Aeropostale isn't for poor people?
Holy shit, boris bidjan saberi and sruli recht would like a word with you.

sage sage 14/08/13(Wed)17:13 No. 2266 ID: 721764


Aeropostale is one step up from Ross as far as mall outlets go.

Modern Mom 14/09/13(Sat)04:17 No. 2311 ID: bae294

Not op but I called three fast food chains customer service, and I said "I was at your insert fast food chain and my food was cold fries were soggy, and I didn't even eat all of it" I made a mistake and said that this happened during lunch time (one manager made it little harder)

So, I have free combo meals at 3 different fast food chains for this weekend/next week, and a gift card for another food chain coming in the mail.

Modern Mom 14/09/07(Sun)03:11 No. 2307 ID: eb89c4 [Reply]

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I am looking for free computer parts.

Where are people usually stupid enough to throw out computers with functioning hardware elements still in them?

Are there special dumps for that?

I searched everywhere and couldn't find any particularly relevant information. I am currently in Denmark if that helps.

Modern Mom 14/09/12(Fri)06:40 No. 2310 ID: 15121f

I can only relate an experience I had in Mexico: there's a demand for recycled electronic components or just the raw materials, so when I visited a dump the only items there were new arrivals (a large, long refrigerator, probably from an icecream shop) and most were already claimed.

Japan is notorious for throwing away their consumer electronics after a minor fault. IF you are lucky enough to find a dump site bring a screwdriver and other small tools to take apart appliances so you only get what you need. Most dumps charge by weight, not utility of the item, so you can save even more with a little screwing around.

Good luck and report back if you find anything!

Coupons Modern Mom 13/04/10(Wed)22:20 No. 1172 ID: c8a278 [Reply]

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Anyone got a internet coupon for this website?
I guess it could be a coupon general as well...

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Buck Knives Morgan Freeman 13/09/12(Thu)04:36 No. 1615 ID: f8d606

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BUCK Knives

and ONLY Buck

Modern Mom 14/09/07(Sun)00:56 No. 2305 ID: ad6abf

>trying to save money
>buys a fucking knife

unless that thing is for hunting wtf ru doing, you know you can go to jail easily for carrying one of those things?

Modern Mom 14/09/09(Tue)07:47 No. 2309 ID: 0b4e92

California allows legal open carry. No permit.

MoneyMaking thread - with and without investment Modern Mom 14/07/15(Tue)02:40 No. 2182 ID: e22576 [Reply]

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Thread for making money during the summer time when we all have the most freetime.

Me personally I have about $5k cash I'm planning on using to make more and looking for some ideas on how to do so. Might be helpful for others aswell.

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Modern Mom 14/08/10(Sun)02:29 No. 2247 ID: 56d89d

Look, I'm sure the gay anons will forgive you.

Statistically, it's abnormal, yes. People should stop treating "abnormal" as carrying only negative connotations.

Modern Mom 14/08/10(Sun)05:14 No. 2248 ID: e22576

My point was that it was an example of something that a straight person wouldn't mind doing and still consider themselves straight. That's all I meant but the question remains

Modern Mom 14/09/07(Sun)04:16 No. 2308 ID: e22576

bumparino? I'm sure other people in need of some helpful ideas here too.

Modern Mom 13/09/17(Tue)11:27 No. 1625 ID: 751651 [Reply]

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Tired of spending money for pay TV?
A good old roof antenna will give you high definition broadcasts, up to 100 channels in some markets. A converter box can be used for older TV compatibility, $25-40

tvfool.com, antennaweb.org, rabbitears.info

There is also free satellite TV available, mostly international broadcasting but there's some cool stuff out there too.
Search for "FTA Satellite". A low cost fixed dish can run you $200-300 if you install it yourself. Ku-band (small dish) has a lot, C-band (large dish) has even more.

No monthly fees at all, for the price of 2 months of Direct or Dish you can get the equipment for free TV for life.

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Modern Mom 13/09/17(Tue)11:31 No. 1628 ID: 751651

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Modern Mom 13/09/17(Tue)11:41 No. 1630 ID: 83ff82

You sir are a gentlemen and a scholar.

Modern Mom 14/09/07(Sun)00:52 No. 2304 ID: ad6abf

leaking high grade autism

Knowledge+is+power. 13/09/01(Sun)15:57 No. 1591 ID: cb9fa8 [Reply]

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How do you plan to keep the company of women when you are older and still poor?

I'm not trying to mock anyone. I just can't get over the despair myself. What are you doing to avert the crisis?

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Modern Mom 13/10/09(Wed)18:26 No. 1673 ID: 00e547

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faggot do you even print scrn

Modern Mom 13/10/12(Sat)06:21 No. 1688 ID: 751651

Be really really good looking.

Modern Mom 14/09/07(Sun)00:49 No. 2303 ID: ad6abf

grindr buttsecks

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