Making Money On Line Even If You Have No Money — Part 5

Last post I mentioned a real-world business opportunity with Google.  This won’t sit some folks because when they think of making money on line they want to stay right in the confines of their swivel chair.  Some also want to have some fun doing it.  here’s a website with dozens of opportunities, all done from your chair, and a number of them are contests … think you know how to play Wall street?  Well, enter, build a portfolio with “play” money and get paid in real money if you win.  These kinds of things should be a shoe-in for seniors with business experience … your competition is liable to be bored high school kids with little or no business sense and training.  And the name of the site says it all:

Want something free but perhaps a little less game-like?  Go read this post on How To Make Money With Get Paid To Websites from my friend Maki over at (an excellent site to add to your subscription list, BTW).  Maki has written a whole beginners manual and gives reviews on some of these sites.  If you want online money, it’s waiting.… Read the rest

Making Money On Line Even If You Have No Money — Part 3

Just time for a quick post here about paid blogging. As I said a few days ago there are many, many opportunities out there for people who can string a few words together and … important for us seniors … have some expereince they can use to write about!… Read the rest

Making Money On Line Even If You Have No Money

Making Money On Line Even If You Have No Money.

(Last updated 21 August, 2017)

This article was written more than 5 years ago.  Things change over time in the online world, for sure.

But most of the methods I talked about here are still very valid today, and there have even been a few new avenues of pulling in cash that have shown up, even if you have absolutely nothing to invest.  … Read the rest

Make Sure This Doesn’t Happen To Your Mom

Somewhat scary article here about a senior whose still alive but has trouble convincing others that she is:

Something a little different from my usual rant.  I think it’s important though.  This particular case … a 99 year-old widow made penniless because she didn’t “ask permission” to visit her son may seem a bit over the top, but it happens every day.… Read the rest

Why Your Pension is So Small

Saturday, May 05, 2007


News Staff Reporter

Washtenaw County’s (Michigan) retirement system is need of a serious overhaul, and county officials are heading to Hawaii to help execute it.

Five members of Washtenaw County Employees’ Retirement Commission are planning to attend the weeklong National Conference on Public Employee Retirement Systems conference in Honolulu May 18-24, a trip expected to cost $13,500 from taxpayer-backed pension funds….

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