From the Work from Home Email Bag – Get Paid to Check Prices in Local Stores

By Chris Durst Dec. 27, 2011 Dear Rat Race Rebellion: I know that many data entry jobs are scams. But I heard someone mention on a forum that she was getting paid to go to stores and check on the prices of things on the shelves. Is that an actual job? – Leigh in Dayton, Read more »

From the Work from Home Email Bag – Get Paid to Visit Stores

By Mike Haaren Dec. 27, 2011 Dear Rat Race Rebellion: I’ve been hearing about people getting paid to visit stores and take care of items on shelves. What are those jobs called, and where can I find them? – George in Elmira, N.Y. Dear George: Those positions are known as Reset Merchandisers, Field Merchandisers, or Read more »

From the Work from Home Email Bag – Get Paid to Tweet

By Mike Haaren Dec. 14, 2011 Dear Rat Race Rebellion: Are there any websites that pay people for their ideas? I’m the person everybody comes to when they want a catchy name for their home-made jewelry line or their recipe blog. I don’t charge for my suggestions, but it would be nice to get paid! Read more »

From the Work from Home Email Bag – Get Paid to Go Look at Things

By Mike Haaren April 3, 2012 Dear Rat Race Rebellion: I don’t like desk work. I like to be outside meeting people and doing things. Are there any home-based jobs or projects that pay you to be outside the house? – Janice in Los Angeles, Cal. Dear Janice: Lately we’ve seen several options. For example, Read more »

From the Work from Home Email Bag – Where to Find Online Teaching Jobs

By Mike Haaren June 21, 2011 Dear Rat Race Rebellion: I’m a high school teacher who got laid off during budget cuts. I don’t know how long it will be before our school system starts hiring again. Do you ever see any online teaching jobs for high school teachers? – Robb in Oklahoma City, Okla. Read more »

From the Work from Home Email Bag – Fall Brings Surge in Home-Based Jobs

By Mike Haaren Aug. 2, 2012 Each year as summer ends and fall begins, we see new recruiting drives from employers of home-based workers. This year continues the trend, with some companies announcing thousands of openings. TELETECH SEEKS 7,500 PART-TIME AGENTS Just this week, TeleTech, a provider of business process outsourcing services, announced that it Read more »

From the Work from Home Email Bag – “Can I Make Any Money with an eBook?”

By Mike Haaren June 28, 2011 Dear Rat Race Rebellion: I’m a stay-at-home mom and have been writing in my free time. I have some great ideas for stories and books, but I don’t want to go to all the trouble to try to get an agent and jump through all the hoops. Can I Read more »