What are the best ways to make money?

asked by Charles Kaduni
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    #1Design Your Dream Life Through Passive Income TED Talk

    Design Your Dream Life Through Passive Income TED Talk
    Alex Szepietowski describes his experiences as a young entrepreneur and the steps many others could take to follow in his footsteps. He is incredibly passionate about inspiring others to believe in themselves and forge their own path, irrespective of their circumstances, or what 'the norm' dictates!
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    Jason Walters
    Written on October 2, 2017
    "There's some good ideas here. Like similar strategies, it comes down to putting in the work and building things up as you go. An somewhat good TED talk for an introduction to the subject. "
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    #2[TUTORIAL] How to Make Money Dropshipping — Using this Guide

    [TUTORIAL] How to Make Money Dropshipping — Using this Guide

    How to Make Money Dropshipping — Using this Guide is an article on the StoppingScams.com website that gives you the steps you have to follow to use Shopify, Facebook, and AliExpress to make money.

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    Zachary Fox
    Written on October 2, 2017
    "Although this article doesn't go too in-depth it's a good introduction to a legitimate method of making money online. I'd recommend giving it a read through to get familiar with the concept, and then do further research before starting on a dropshipping journey. Even though I'm familiar with this method of making money, I found the information on Shopified and Oberlo to be helpful."
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    #3Rich Dad, Poor Dad

    Rich Dad, Poor Dad
    Rich Dad Poor Dad, tells the story of Robert Kiyosaki and his two dads-his real father and the father of his best friend, his rich dad-and the ways in which both men shaped his thoughts about money and investing. The book explodes the myth that you need to earn a high income to be rich and explains the difference between working for money and having your money work for you.
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    Emily Silva
    Written on October 2, 2017
    "I love the idea of this book. It seems like it goes into great detail on working for money and having money work for you. My experience with this is that I invested in myself and I am earning money from creating residual income. "
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    #4[TUTORIAL] How To Go From $0 To $1,000,000 In Two Years

    [TUTORIAL] How To Go From $0 To $1,000,000 In Two Years
    This article explains the seven rules you need to follow if you want to make real money for yourself. Its author, James Altucher, is an entrepreneur who has written several books and is recognized as a business authority.
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    Howard Gibson
    Written on October 2, 2017
    "As someone who is always looking for ways to make additional money, I wanted to find a strategy for long term wealth. Thanks to this article, I now have a game plan for getting my financial situation in order. The author, James Altucher, helped me harness my creative potential and apply it to improving my finances."
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    #5[TUTORIAL] How To Make $100 Per Day With Shopify (Explained For Beginners)

    [TUTORIAL] How To Make $100 Per Day With Shopify (Explained For Beginners)

    How To Make $100 Per Day With Shopify (Explained For Beginners) is a video by Franklin Hatchett that explains a few strategies you can apply to make money selling stuff on Shopify.

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    Matthew Collins
    Written on October 2, 2017
    "I'm always looking to make an extra buck online, and have considered selling goods on Shopify to that end. This Youtube video gives a pretty good introduction to Shopify and explains how to use the site to sell your goods. The video is not particularly beautiful to look at, but it's a solid intro for beginners like myself. "
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    #6Unshakeable

    Unshakeable
    Unshakeable: Your Financial Freedom Playbook by Tony Robbins is a step-by-step playbook that takes you on a journey to transform your financial life and accelerate your path to financial freedom.  
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    Lawrence Wade
    Written on October 2, 2017
    "Unshakeable is an insightful guide to turning your financial life around. Written by best selling author Tony Robbins, he gives a step by step playbook that's easy to understand and grasp. It's a must read for anyone struggling with their finances."
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    #7[TUTORIAL] How To Become A Millionaire, Step-By-Step

    [TUTORIAL] How To Become A Millionaire, Step-By-Step
    A free video where Patrick Bet-David explains his formula to become wealthy. If the four simple elements in the formula work in your favor, then you'll be able to start making money and finally collect your first million dollars.
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    Jose Douglas
    Written on January 11, 2018
    "This video featuring Patrick Bet-David is very blunt and easy to follow. He seems to be able to break a lot of things down and explain them in ways that are easy to grasp. I like his attitude and there is some good advice here but its not perfect."
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    #87 Ways to Start a Business (Without Quitting Your Day Job)

    7 Ways to Start a Business (Without Quitting Your Day Job)

    7 Ways to Start a Business (Without Quitting Your Day Job) is an article by Shopify that gives you a bunch of ideas to turn your skills and interests into cold hard cash online.

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    Lucía Arellano
    Written on October 2, 2017
    "7 Ways to Start a Business (Without Quitting Your Day Job) has good basic advice to starting my own business. It provides examples of real business where money can be made and provides links as well. I found this blog to be useful. "
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    #9[TUTORIAL] How to Make a Million Dollars a Year Flipping Houses

    [TUTORIAL] How to Make a Million Dollars a Year Flipping Houses
    The Nation's Leading Expert on Flipping Houses Reveals How to Flip 40 Houses a Year and Make $25,000 (or More) Per Deal. A practical, easy to follow approach to flipping houses. With dozens of examples and case studies, you finally have the blueprint to make a million dollars a year.
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    Tammy Kelley
    Written on November 13, 2017
    "You've got to spend money to make money and this book shows you how to find, pick and flip houses for huge profits. Even in down markets there is money to be made and real estate has historically been a solid way to earn money. There are a lot of houses out there in need of upgrading that can be flipped, and still plenty of foreclosures available to maximize your earning opportunities. If you're looking to earn real money, look at this book."
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    #10Tools of Titans

    Tools of Titans
    Tools of Titans: The Tactics, Routines, and Habits of Billionaires, Icons, and World-Class Performers by Timothy Ferriss contains the distilled tools, tactics, and tips.
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    Jeffrey Wells
    Written on October 2, 2017
    "My best friend gave me Tools of Titans because I really needed to improve my life financially and this really did help me a great deal since I learnt a lot of tactics of making money and that's when I started a business and applied all that which to date is a success.It has got information on World Class performers,tips and this is of great help."
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    #11Tony Robbins. Why we do what we do

    Tony Robbins. Why we do what we do
    Tony Robbins makes it his business to know why we do the things we do. The pioneering life coach has spoken to millions of people through his best-selling books and three-day seminars. In this TED talk, he discusses the "invisible forces" that motivate everyone's actions.
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    Diana Du
    Written on October 2, 2017
    "This video is very informative on how to make money. Theres many tip and advice that the average person never thinks of."
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    #12[TUTORIAL] How to make a million dollars in today's world

    [TUTORIAL] How to make a million dollars in today's world
    How to make a million dollars in today's world is a short and quick read meant to provide you with the motivation and basic knowledge to make money. Great for the beginner looking to start trading in the market, whether you want to start with $100.00 or $10,000.
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    Crystal Castro
    Written on November 9, 2017
    "If you are looking for the best ways to earn money, you should consider the Kindle e-book How to make a million dollars in today's world. This e-book gives you short and quick insight on with basic knowledge for beginners to learn how to start to trade in the market. It will provide you with motivation which I really like, so I would definitely recommend this title. "
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    #1311 Creative Ways To Make A Million Dollars

    11 Creative Ways To Make A Million Dollars
    Business Insider's tips for making a relatively quick million online, inspired by eleven unusual real-life cases: Scott DeLong, Uber, Lyft, DogVacay, Dong Nguyen, Amanda Hocking, Samuel Katabaaz, and more.
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    Jason Stephens
    Written on November 2, 2017
    "Taken as an interesting read on hypothetical situations and weird ways others have made money, this is interesting. However, reading it as an actual suggestion on how to earn money, it's horrible. Nothing here is realistic, feasible, or original. It's really just a clickbait title to get them some advertising revenue."
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    #14[TUTORIAL] How to Become a Millionaire in 3 Years TED Talk

    [TUTORIAL] How to Become a Millionaire in 3 Years TED Talk
    Daniel Ally explains the three key elements used by the most successful people who have ever lived. You'll not only be able to learn how to become a millionaire, but you'll learn the real reason of why it helps our society to alleviate poverty. This valuable session offers the solutions that you'll need to be successful for the rest of your life, whether you want to be a millionaire or not.
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    Heather Simmons
    Written on October 2, 2017
    "The information is too generic to be useful, and how he talks about how you should read more books, get better friends, and goal-setting are too wide and non-specific and could be read in a matter of seconds instead of the minutes wasted watching such a non-informative video."
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    #15[TUTORIAL] How to Make a Million Dollars Trading Options (The Millionaire Trader)

    [TUTORIAL] How to Make a Million Dollars Trading Options (The Millionaire Trader)
    A book that was anonymously written by a Wall Street veteran, who had become disgruntled with what he viewed as Wall Street scamming retail investors who trade options. A fairly short read that tells the truth about trading options and making money.
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    Austin Jimenez
    Written on April 11, 2018
    "This is a good reference for trading. It will help you with important information on grown your funds."
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    #16Hacking the Press: Clever Ways to Get Free Press Coverage with Zero Budget

    Hacking the Press: Clever Ways to Get Free Press Coverage with Zero Budget
    Here are some of the most clever ways you can get any influencer or journalist's attention so you can get more traffic and sales for your business. It includes a list of product blogs that all have been successful in driving traffic and sales to online stores:
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    Crystal Henderson
    Written on October 2, 2017
    "This article has some pretty useful ideas of how to get yourself noticed when you don't have any funding. I don't think it goes into much detail so don't expect it to be a total game changer. However it might get you pointed in the right direction and help you get some ideas of where to start. At least it is written in a way that a person without much understanding of business or industry can understand it and follow the guidelines presented."
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    #17[TUTORIAL] How To Make Your First One Million Dollars Trading Forex

    [TUTORIAL] How To Make Your First One Million Dollars Trading Forex
    A book aimed to to help the average person who's trading Forex to make profits. You'll learn exactly when to trade for the biggest possible profits in the shortest possible time.
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    Muhammad Jaiteley
    Written on October 2, 2017
    "This book is aimed at effective ways to make more money. Available as both digital and physical editions, this book is rated decently, with some interesting information, but not really enough to aim for the million dollar jackpot as the cover claims."
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    #18[TUTORIAL] How To Realistically Become A Millionaire

    [TUTORIAL] How To Realistically Become A Millionaire
    Richard Reis explains five simple rules you must always have in mind if you want to become a millionaire. The great part is that if you only want apply one or two of the rules, you'll still benefit from his advice. If you can get yourself to follow all five, then you'll be on your way to making your first million.
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    Eric Santos
    Written on October 2, 2017
    "How To Realistically Become A Millionaire is bound to disappoint many. It doesn't offer any easy schemes to get rich. It's a great resource though with suggestions that would benefit everyone."
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    #19Virastyle

    Virastyle
    Virastyle is a print-on-Demand solution that allows you to design your own products, sell them worldwide through ViralStyle's website. By joining Virastyle's social marketplace you will get discovered by millions of costumers.
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    Shaurya Pillai
    Written on November 14, 2017
    "This site from what I've personally seen seems like a scam. Anybody can make their own shirt designs sure, but from what I've seen the materials end up being of low quality. I would recommend trying a different site."
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    #20[TUTORIAL] How To Make Money On Amazon Mechanical Turk

    [TUTORIAL] How To Make Money On Amazon Mechanical Turk

    How To Make Money On Amazon Mechanical Turk is a step by step guide for learning to earn money working from home on MTurk. Written by Jim Bradley.

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    Dorothy Duncan
    Written on December 24, 2017
    "This book can help you learn how to use Mechanical Turk, but it is only one perspective. You are much better off joining a forum, where there are many seasoned workers who will help you for free."
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    #21[TIPS] Which Casino Games Has the Best Odds

    [TIPS] Which Casino Games Has the Best Odds

    This article explains which casino games give you the best chance of winning. They examine what casino managers and pro gamblers have shared, and compiled those secrets and tips into this article.

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    Jennifer Carter
    Written on November 5, 2017
    "This topic is not complete"
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    #22Work from Home: The Amazon FBA MasterPlan

    Work from Home: The Amazon FBA MasterPlan

    Work from Home: The Amazon FBA MasterPlan aims to help you build a profitable online business effectively and efficiently by selling products on Amazon. This course dives deep into every last detail of building a proven business model.

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    Brittany Perry
    Written on January 14, 2018
    "This seems like nothing more than a scam. It seems like a way to get you to buy products with the promise of being able to sell them for higher or buy products to help you build a business but with no experience this won't teach you how."
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    #23Shopify

    Shopify
    Shopify is a customizable eCommerce solution or platform that adapts to your needs. This software allows users to sell stuff online or on social media platforms, in store, and more.
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    $29- Varies by plan

    Jack Wells
    Written on November 3, 2017
    "Shopify is a pretty interesting idea. I like the fact that you can get support for both an online store and a POS. The only real downside I see is that the credit card rate seems a little high, anything over 2% seems pretty steep."
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    #24Merchify

    Merchify
    Merchify is a platform that allows you to sell customized products from your own Shopify store. Just upload your artwork and Merchify will produce and ship it worldwide. Merchify only charges for each shipped item.
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    Katherine Valdez
    Written on January 11, 2018
    "Merchify has been a great way for me to earn money. I started selling on merchify when I had an idea for a t-shirt, but I didn't want to have to pay up front to print a bunch of them. It is easy to use and I can offer many more product designs this way!"
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    #25UserTesting

    UserTesting

    UserTesting is a service which helps companies avoid bad user experiences on its websites and apps to protect their brand. It also pays its users to visit websites or applications, complete a set of tasks and share their knowledge.

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    Varies by plan. Free trial available

    Larry Harrison
    Written on November 13, 2017
    "This site makes you earn money by doing tasks. Need a camera though so put it down cause not everyone wants to do that or has one."
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    #26[TUTORIAL] How To Make Money Selling On Shopify Drop-shipping - Earn $500 A Day 2016

    [TUTORIAL] How To Make Money Selling On Shopify Drop-shipping - Earn $500 A Day 2016

    How To Make Money Selling On Shopify Drop-shipping - Earn $500 A Day 2016 by Notajobincome explains an easy way to make money online! drop ship products from china and resell it for profit. This is the best way to start earning money online fast. Use Aliexpress to look for items and use Shopify, Amazon, and eBay to sell it. 

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    Alexander Peters
    Written on November 8, 2017
    "A helpful guide to re-selling items and becoming an online merchant. It shows me what sites are best for buying from and then what sites are best for re-selling on. I would say that the length of time that aliexpress takes to ship to me is very high, and waiting for someone to buy what I'm offering before buying the item on aliexpress could cause problems. I might want to buy some items before offering them on my online shop so it doesn't take me too long to ship to people. This might lower complaint possibilities. "
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    #27Google Opinion Rewards

    Google Opinion Rewards

    Google Opinion Rewards is a survey app that rewards you with credits in Google Play by answering different questions. Create your profile and you will receive a survey once a week.

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    Randy Hanson
    Written on November 12, 2017
    "If you want to find a way to make money to fund your purchases on the Google Play store then Google Opinion Rewards is a quick and easy way to do that. All you have to do is take short and easy surveys thru the app and get compensated in return. Helps with your app and music purchases."
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    #28[TUTORIAL] How To Build A Six Figure Shopify Business In 2017

    [TUTORIAL] How To Build A Six Figure Shopify Business In 2017

    How To Build A Six Figure Shopify Business In 2017 is a video by Devin Zander that explains how to sell stuff on Shopify for niche audiences and make money fast.

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    Katherine Herrera
    Written on April 11, 2018
    "During these tough times people are always looking for ways to earn extra money. Look no further, this book shows you how to go from no money to earning a lot!"
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    #29Turn Your Computer Into a Money Machine in 2017

    Turn Your Computer Into a Money Machine in 2017
    How to make money from home and grow your income fast, with no prior experience! 
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    Pamela Montgomery
    Written on November 12, 2017
    "Lots of details on how to set up and expand your own business online. She is very clear about what she has found that works and what does not. She also offers a follow up video to purchasers of the book, which is super helpful. The only thing to be aware of, is that this is aimed at those that feel comfortable writing, so if that is not your gig, then this book is probably not for you. "
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    #30Airbnb

    Airbnb

    Airbnb is an online marketplace where users can find vacation rentals, homes, tourism experiences, and places anywhere in the world. The site and mobile application's members can utilize their services by booking or offering rooms or homes. 

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    William Bishop
    Written on November 12, 2017
    "I'm always looking for a new way to make money. My oldest daughter had moved a few towns over. She always had the largest of the bedrooms in our house. After a good clean and some new furniture I looked up Airbnb. I have had 7 guests in total and it has always been a good experience. We are able to rate the customer which is helpful if they frequently stay at other Airbnbs. In turn they can leave us a review. Its a fairly effortless way to make money. Keep people happy and keep the room nice."
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    #3132 Legitimate Ways to Make Money at Home

    32 Legitimate Ways to Make Money at Home
    This article shows you a lot of ways to make money from home.
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    Janice Stevens
    Written on January 12, 2018
    "Decent ideas, but so many of them involve selling my identity or my personal information that I'm not sure I could use more than like 20 of them. I mean, yeah, I could make a few pennies here and there for uploading receipts or letting companies in my email inbox. But really, isn't my privacy worth more than that? Otherwise it's a decent list of ideas. Nothing brand new, but at least they're all in the same place."
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    #32Money: How to Make Money From Home: Using Your Skills to Work at Home

    Money: How to Make Money From Home: Using Your Skills to Work at Home
    With this book, you'll find out how to profit from YouTube, Amazon, and even your own website! Whether you're creating content, selling ads for other sites, or entertaining the masses, you can find the online income niche that's just right for you!
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    Dylan Nichols
    Written on November 5, 2017
    "I was looking for the best ways to earn money and I came across the book titled Solution: Money: How to Make Money From Home: Using Your Skills to Work at Home. This is a one stop source that can give you tools to make profit on social media, retail sites, or your own website. You can learn how to sell ads or create content your own way. It truly is the top money making book!"
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    #33[TUTORIAL] How to Make Money Online - A Beginner's Guide

    [TUTORIAL] How to Make Money Online - A Beginner's Guide
    This video's goal is to show you a couple of very effective methods to make money online.
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    Benjamin Harper
    Written on April 4, 2018
    "This video shows a few ways to make money online but they're not really easily accessible. Affiliate marketing can work but it's going to take a lot of research. Making money on Fiverr requires an actual skill, and Instagram would be considered kind of unrealistic for most people. I don't feel like these are the best options."
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    #34Make Money Online with Your Videos

    Make Money Online with Your Videos
    A complete guide to creating and selling stock video footage at microstock agencies.
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    Brittany Crawford
    Written on November 7, 2017
    "This book has change the way I view making money. Before I read the book I was kind of skeptical, but boy was I wrong! This book has given me so much insight on ways to make money online I'm sure I'll be making lots of money in no time. "
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    #35Investing.com

    Investing.com
    The app of Investing.com provides you a set of financial tools that cover a wide variety of local and global instruments. Offers real-time data and includes an economic calendar with live updates. 
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    Austin Guerrero
    Written on November 6, 2017
    "This app is great for anyone interested in stocks and the market. The user interface is really good and easy to use and makes the process enjoyable. I have used this app in the past and I keep coming back for more. "
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    #36Play USA Lotteries

    Play USA Lotteries

    Play USA Lotteries is a website where you can find the latest results and/or play Powerball, MegaMillions, El Gordo, Euro Jackpot and more.

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    Gary Reyes
    Written on January 14, 2018
    "Wow. Didn't know this was possible. A website where you can play lotteries all over the USA . Fantastic if it works. "
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    #37Powerball

    Powerball

    The Powerball website provides information about the latest winning numbers, current estimated jackpot, jackpot winners, Match 5 winners, and more.

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    Anthony Flores
    Written on April 3, 2018
    "The Powerball website is great resource for learning everything about Powerball. It has background information, other lottery games, and information about the money involved. And if course it has whenever the winning numbers were"
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    #38ShopSavvy Barcode & QR Scanner

    ShopSavvy Barcode & QR Scanner

    ShopSavvy Barcode & QR Scanner helps you save money by finding the best deal for any product: scan any barcode or search for any product and the app will show you who has the best prices to make sure you're getting the lowest prices. 

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    Android, iOS

    Free

    Walter Mason
    Written on April 15, 2018
    "This is a great app to help you compare prices while you are shopping in store. Super easy to use and it helps me save a lot of money."
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    #39Secrets of the Millionaire Mind

    Secrets of the Millionaire Mind

    Secrets of the Millionaire Mind: Mastering the Inner Game of Wealth by T. Harv Eker is a nonfiction and self-help book that was originally published in February 2005. This book suggests the ways and simple tips to earn and save more money.

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    Janet Sims
    Written on April 30, 2018
    "Ever wonder what it takes to become wealthy. This book talks of how and gives you an inspiration. It won’t tell you exactly how but it’s a start."
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    #40Vegas Slots Online

    Vegas Slots Online

    Vegas Slots Online is a website where you can play on slot machines online. You can choose between free slots, real money slots, and more.

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    Free

    Elizabeth Valdez
    Written on November 4, 2017
    "I love making money and I love Vegas. But who can travel these days? Now you don't have to, you can play slots right from your desk. Have fun and make money all in one place."
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    #41[TIPS] Top 10 Ways to Make Money Online with Lewis Howes

    [TIPS] Top 10 Ways to Make Money Online with Lewis Howes

    In this video, the Entrepreneur and YouTuber Lewis Howes, show you top ways to make money online!

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    John Bates
    Written on January 15, 2018
    "I like making money; who doesn't? And I'm always on the lookout for information that will help me make money online, since I spend so much time on the computer. This short Youtube video by Lewis Howes did not contain any major revelations about making money online. But I'd recommend it to someone who was new to the topic as a good introduction."
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