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~*~Chloe~*~
20-01-08, 15:05
I'm trying to save up for a PS3. My mum's already said she'll pay me 20 a month for picking my sisters up from school but its a lot of money and I'm not sre she will. Is there anything else I can do?

ajrich17901
20-01-08, 15:08
Uh get a part time job i did when i was ur age and now i work full time

~*~Chloe~*~
20-01-08, 15:09
I've tried but nowhere emplys people under 16 anymore.

george_croft
20-01-08, 15:10
Delivering newspapers ? I did it once when I was 12, yup once. I wasn't really in need of money anyways, i was just bored, but seeing as you have something you need to save up to, i'd recommend it!:wve:

xcrushterx
20-01-08, 15:20
Paper-run. My 15 year old cousin does one, as well as my 11 year old cousin. ;)

tesorosbaby
20-01-08, 15:23
I had a paper round from my 13th Birthday until just before I was 16. Never been a day since I was 13 that I haven't been employed :)

What country are you in? I'm not sure about non-UK regs but in the UK you need a work permit to work under the age of 16, just a simple formality, fill in a form at no cost.

At least it was back then, things *may* have become more EU-ised now...

touchthesky
20-01-08, 15:41
Like everyone else has said; paper round or work permit.

And;
Dog walking
Babysitting
Car washing

is also a good idea.

Or you could wait until Christmas.

Cochrane
20-01-08, 15:45
If you have the right contacts and are good with computers, you can get something that way. I used to vectorize pictures for the new edition of some scientific books my mother edited. No need to go outside, not the most boring job you can imagine, and it paid for quite a lot of stuff, including my first Mac.

touchthesky
20-01-08, 15:47
There's also survery-completion online.

Obscure
20-01-08, 15:54
eBay.
Paper Rounds
Car Valeting
Dog walking
Chores.
Cutting peoples grass.
Part time jobs
Car boot sale.

There are lots of ways. One way I made money when I was 11 was to bring in a huge bag of Millies Cookies from my local shopping centre and sell them at school.
I made so much money from that.
Also i rented DVD's to people for one pound a night.
Not bad for an 11 year old, eh?

tesorosbaby
20-01-08, 16:33
And not that I would advocate it - but the fag rag in school was always a good market.

Get hold of a packet of cigarettes for about 3.80 - 4.00

20 cigs at 50p each = 10

150% profit margin per cigarette

amiro1989
20-01-08, 16:35
I've tried but nowhere emplys people under 16 anymore.

You have to get a permission from your parents I think...

dreamless
20-01-08, 17:32
There's also survery-completion online.

is this a specific website? every online survey site i've ever visited was a scam

Seb_01225
20-01-08, 17:39
And not that I would advocate it - but the fag rag in school was always a good market.

Get hold of a packet of cigarettes for about 3.80 - 4.00

20 cigs at 50p each = 10

150% profit margin per cigarette



haha thats exacttly how i make my money!

mizuno_suisei
20-01-08, 17:40
And not that I would advocate it - but the fag rag in school was always a good market.

Get hold of a packet of cigarettes for about 3.80 - 4.00

20 cigs at 50p each = 10

150% profit margin per cigarette

LOL I know its bad, but I do it myself :vlol: And Im so stealing the word Fag-Rag xD

Packet of Horizon Blue 30's ~$13AUD = ~5pounds.

Sell single cigs at 80cents each = .3Pounds (Not sure if you english use cents or what) Eventually getting me $24AUD = 10pounds

Get myself 2 more packs ^_^ One for myself, and other one to sell. Its business baby :jmp:

Nannonxyay
20-01-08, 18:59
This boy used to sell loads of sweets. He made about 10 a day and only spent around 4.50 on the actual sweets. :vlol: So he made more than double his actual paying price. I thought it was a rip-off, but you should try it. :vlol:

jackles
20-01-08, 19:05
Make cakes and sell them to your mates.

My son used to take chocolate biscuits...penguins and the like and sell them at school too. Which was a cheek as I had brought them for his dinner!!!

:o

tesorosbaby
20-01-08, 19:10
Fag rag is a lucrative trade :)

Sweets too - when I was at school there were a load of shops and a chippy down the road, but none of the junior years (7,8,9 - or 11 y/o to 14 y/o) could go out of the school grounds.

Used to pay through the teeth for cans of Irn Bru when I was 12/13, damn well made my money back when I was 15/16 though :)

touchthesky
20-01-08, 19:19
is this a specific website? every online survey site i've ever visited was a scam
Treasure Trooper is a good one to use, I believe.

AmericanAssassin
20-01-08, 19:22
When some of my friends were 14, they used to babysit... If you like kids, I'd recommend that! :tmb: Just don't let the parents rip you off. Talk to your parent about how much you should charge. ;)

danitiwa
20-01-08, 19:56
Delivering newspapers ? I did it once when I was 12, yup once. I wasn't really in need of money anyways, i was just bored, but seeing as you have something you need to save up to, i'd recommend it!:wve:

You live in Sweden Georgie. :p

Unfourtunately I have the same problem as you Chloe. :( And it's even worse in my case, because I live in a country where I can't speak the language.

I'm in the school newspaper, but that doesn't pay anything.

I get allowance, but I have to use it to by school stuff. It really sucks.

Azza
20-01-08, 20:10
I might start walking my dogs. Each for half an hour a day. So 10 a week for walking my dogs for an hour a day. Then I could cook a few times a week for a fiver, then why not get a paper round, I can get up to 25/week for doing one. A possible 15-40 per week. Hope this helped ;)

AnthonyShock1515
20-01-08, 21:12
You could ask your neighbours if they would like you to cut their grass or their ironing. Many old people need help with things like that.

Lavinder
20-01-08, 21:28
Wait two years, then get an underpaid job :p.

ben croft
20-01-08, 21:41
Oh nice to see you guys want a job... :tmb:

:wve:

God Horus
21-01-08, 00:04
My friends younger son (13) shoveled snow, and made a PS3 in 2 months. :wve:

matrix54
21-01-08, 01:26
you can sell drugs, but i wouldn't advise that.

but, working at 14 is considered child labor(or at least it is in america, i don't know how other states work)

Hack
21-01-08, 01:42
My friends younger son (13) shoveled snow, and made a PS3 in 2 months. :wve:

Sure, he was shovelling "snow", I believe yah :whi: :pi:

silver_wolf
21-01-08, 01:43
My friends younger son (13) shoveled snow, and made a PS3 in 2 months. :wve:
how much was he charging??!!

Limblifter
21-01-08, 01:46
In high school, I ran a store out of my locker. Selling minor school supplies. Pens, mostly.

Everybody ALWAYS needs pens.

Jensie17
21-01-08, 02:30
go buy some chips from the store and sell them at a ripping price in school