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Dear Dish-It, How Can I Make Money?

Dish-It serves up advice about how to make some cash during your summer vacation.
Dear Dish-It

Dear Dish-It,

Hi! I am a 12 year-old girl and I am going to Chicago in July. I want to make some money for the trip, but I have a dilemma. We just moved to town and I don't know anyone I can babysit for, and my mom only pays me and my sister five cents per chore and together we have 15 chores. I also have to pay for my way there. How can I make money?
AC's girl


Dear AC's girlB>,

Wow! Sounds like a cool summer vacation... bummer about the money thing though. Here's what I suggest - post up some flyers advertising your babysitting services, or go door-to-door with your mom to introduce yourself to your neighbors and tell them you're available to babysit or even petsit if they need some help on the weekends. You could also get a paper route. It'll be a good way to get exercise, get to know your new neighborhood better and make some cash. And lastly, if you're experienced with a lawnmower, you could offer to cut people's lawns on your street. Good luck making cash and have a great time in Chicago!


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    mego312

    mego312 wrote:

    hi you should really try pet siting i do it it is very fun
    commented: Wed Feb 05, 2014

    mego312

    mego312 wrote:

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    commented: Wed Feb 05, 2014

    Bacon3meagain

    Bacon3meagain wrote:

    Maybe u could have a yardsale and sell some of ur old stuff
    commented: Fri Jan 17, 2014

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