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Re: Ambit Energy
Posted By: Mel. White In Response To: Re: Ambit Energy (Carol)
Date: Sunday, October 23, 2011, at 1:03 p.m.(pst)
In Response To: Re: Ambit Energy (Carol)
>> Thanks, Bozo. It's so frustrating. I'm in my late 50s and no one will
>> hire me. I would love to work from home, but everything I find is either a
>> too-good-to-be-true scam or demands a substantial financial requirement.
>> Sorry for venting.
I'm in the same boat, actually. I did find that volunteer work provided me with some contacts for contract jobs -- sometimes these organizations have paid (VERY underpaid, I should add) positions available where you can work from home.
The sad truth is that our economy is no longer a home-based one. We don't make our own clothes, don't grow our own food (though I suspect that this last part may change given the problems we're having with heat and drought), don't make our own machines and so forth. So many people need "money this month" instead of "money sometime next year" -- and as even MaaMaw found out, it takes years of work before a website provides any sort of income.
That said, do you have any interesting hobbies that you could turn into local sources of income (like, say, organic gardening (I'm terrible at gardening) or jewelry or coin collecting (something that I've done and was profitable)) or an interest in stocks (which CAN be profitable but you have to take more of an interest in the stock market than I'm taking right now.
As you found out, there's a lot of really bad deals out there (and cost is no guarantee -- many of those thousand-plus dollar ones are REAL rip-offs!) I'm glad you avoided Ambit Energy.
(and for other news, there's the FIB blog)
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