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i need some cash for something i found im to young for a job well a real job and i was wondering if you had any ideas? i dont want to like have a big hassle like going to nyc im in north smithefield. i need like 60$ for what i want. so i want a quick buck any ideas?


Aluminum is at a very high price right now. Every eight cans is a pound. My uncle's day job is pouring concrete, but he makes almost that much money just taking aluminum cans to the scrapyard. Of course, he has connections, and everyone he even remotely knows send him cans. You'll need about 1200 cans for the amount of money you want, but if you seriously get everyone ou know to give you all their cans, it'll be easy. Even if you get less than that, it's a lot of money. Sell it to the scrapyard, not the grocery store. The grocery store royally screwes you. And weigh them somewhere like a VERY non-busy UPS store so the scrapyard guy doesn't screw you. UPS has accurate scales.

something a kid in my neighborhood does is go door to door and ask people if they want him to pick up their recycling for them and sort it. He will take cans and bottles. he returns them and gets the money, I even pay him a buck to pick them up (our recycling program here is a pain in the neck, it's hard to sort them all out to put at the curb and I don't get paid anything for returning them...) so I would rather give them to him and pay him a buck. he gets paid twice I guess...but it helps me out


10 years ago

Better yet , if you live in a hot-dry area , sell cold water , buy a 25 pack in Sam's club for 7 bucks and borrow a cooler with wheels , go to a public park or something , and go offering cold water to the people , sell each bottle 20 - 50 cents more expensive , (25bottles by 75cents = 18.75 bucks , almost the triple!)
try it, I did , and i bought my mini marshall amp

and few cans of cold pop, and if there is lots of little kids jumbo freezeies have huge markups to and they help keep the water cold at the same time....

If you could manage a 6'er of cold ones you'd realize profit beyond your imagination. Also good if you choose this route is to make sure your legs work well, as you're going to need them to outrun the police when they catch you. good luck!

Now THAT'S a good idea! I'll have to try that!

do that for a week and VOILA! , you have a brand new mini marshall Amp.

Very good idea actually

The next step is profit , pay the 7 dollar you asked for buying the beverages , and with the other 11 bucks buy another pack , profit again Repeat as necessary


10 years ago

What are you saving for? Because sometimes there are ways to get what you want cheaply.

You could mow lawns - but mowing sucks, and you need to know people. You could sell your stuff on ebay - But in order to do that, you either need to be eighteen or use one of your parents accounts, and you lose some of your stuff. You could start up a business with friends - Find something you and your friends are good at, like mowing, chores, shopping for old people, and start a makeshift business. The group could split the profits and have fun at the same time (hanging out with friends). Ask your parents for money - Beg and plead until they can't take it anymore, and then poke them with a hot soldering iron until they give you money. Recycling is fun! If I were you, I wouldn't babysit. Babysitting sucks! You might need a CPR course for that. Get a job. You're not too young for all jobs. I don't know how old you are, but if you are 13 and older, odds are you can find a job suited for your age group. Agricultural jobs usually allow people over the age of 13, and they pay fairly well (I see old people and immigrants doing it all the time).

you need to know people.


Didn't skate just get busted by NetNanny because you were doing some... illegal activity?

Oh god i HATE NetNanny , my dad used to have it installed and it blocks off 90% of the internet, its sooo annoying

I remember the time when my dad installed parental controls on my mac computer, I HATED it sooo much that it just drives me so mad! The parental controls only lets no more than two hours on my computer and I can not enjoy instructables because of lack of time and it blocks out the best websites! But I manage to forced my dad to remove it by complaining to him everyday about I cannot see that website so he has to do some work for me to see it and I make parental controls to have problems so he has to fix it. I had done that for about for a few month and my dad got sooo sick and tired of me complaining everyday about parental controls, so he removed it, yayyy!!!

So if anybody is having problems with NetNanny, annoy your parents back!!!


Why do ya think it's called NetNANNY?

'cause it's like an overprotective nanny!

i know a guy wait hes dead who ellse do i know beats me thanks anyway

Ask your parents for money - Beg and plead until they can't take it anymore, and then poke them with a hot soldering iron until they give you money.

LOL! Good idea but unfortunately my dad different, he will take every last penny out of my pocket if I just beg for some more money...

I tried to get a paper rout (about 1000 dollars a month for only doing a couple of streets!) but they wern't there so I left a message and they never called back...

You only called once? I would call as often as I could, that way I would actually have someone on the line. Or, you could go down to the office building of your local paper, and get an application!

If you have fruit trees in your home, or plants that put out a fruit or vegetable; sell them buy a road for maybe $5.00 per small basket. You don't even have to sit there, usually people will drive by and see it, stop, and then buy it. Trust the honor system of the people. If you want, have a locked save for people to put the money in. There is a farm that did this a few miles from me, and they have been doing it for a few years; so I am guessing it worked out well for them.


Im going to start a collaboration on how to make money over the summer, it can include general money making ideas and ideas specifically intended for the summer months, actually im going to make a forum topic.. post link in a sec

CRAIGS LIST .org sell stuff, fix peoples computers, etc...

Sell sweets to people in your school, you can easily make money that way

schools out i got to wait till next year

hmmm ill try think of another idea

Sell some of your stuff on ebay.

Better yet, sell someone elses stuff on Ebay!!

I once tried to sell my little Sister's stuff on Ebay, and I was grounded for a month. Then, I tried to sell it on Amazon, and I was grounded for two months. I learned my lesson that time.


10 years ago

Walk dogs or babysit.

mow lawns ask parents for odd jobs

. Recycle metal. Aluminum cans, washing machines, &c;.