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Income: 1/1/2016 04:11:41

Level 38
For some reason my income dropped from 400 to zero 10 turns ago and it hasn't changed since except when I conquered a territory and it went up to 15
Income: 1/1/2016 04:13:49

Level 56
I guess someone used a sanction card against you
Income: 1/1/2016 04:16:30

Level 61
link the game
Income: 1/1/2016 04:35:08

Level 59
Could also be army cap, can you link the game please?
Income: 1/1/2016 05:11:44

Level 60
definitely army cap. It's time to quit defending and go on the attack.
Income: 1/1/2016 05:54:56

Level 59
Income: 1/1/2016 06:40:46

Level 60
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32 Legitimate Ways to Make Money at Home
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Listen – we all know the internet is full of “make money at home” scams, so we’ve scoured through thousands of different ideas to find you 32 legitimate ones.

These are all ideas that we’ve done before, so we know that they’re real and that you’ll get paid. Plus, I guarantee there are some in here that you’ve never heard of…

1. Search The Internet

I love this one, because you just set it and forget.

Did you know that Swagbucks will pay you every time you make a search on your computer or phone?

I usually earn about $100/year in passive income doing this, plus they give you $5 just for signing up.

Take 30 seconds to sign up and then reset your default search engine to Swagbucks (it’s powered by Yahoo search, so it’s the same results you’d normally see).
2. Watch YouTube-Like Videos

The folks over at InboxDollars will actually pay you to watch videos! Now, most of them aren’t as entertaining as the Grumpy Cat series, but you’re getting paid – so who cares?

This works because the videos are sponsored by brands who need to get it in front of as many eyeballs as possible. Every time you watch one of their ads, they’ll credit your account with cash.

Here’s a link to signup. They give you $5 just for signing up.
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3. Rate Your Local Pizza Place

Awww…yeah! Who wouldn’t want $5 and a free large pizza? :)

As many of you know I was a professional mystery shopper for many years (I got my start conducting liquor audits all over the Southeast).

One of the most popular types of mystery shops is for pizza companies (both Papa Johns & Pizza Hut regularly conduct mystery shops at all of their locations). As part of the assignment you’re required to time their delivery service, quality of pizza, etc.

It’s pretty easy to do and you can do it several times a year. If you’re interested in giving it a try, here’s a list of my favorite mystery shopping companies.
4. Sell Your Junk Mail

I don’t know about you, but I get a lot of junk mail. My email inbox and my mailbox are both full of crap from different cable providers, credit card offers, car insurance, etc.

If you’ve ever wondered what you could do with all of that junk mail besides recycling it or sending it to your email’s trash folder, SBK Center has the answer. This market research company will happily accept your junk mail and email and, in return, give you Visa prepaid cards, which work just like debit cards.

(The SBK website states that they pay you in gift cards, but I contacted SBK directly and they confirmed that they have switched to Visa prepaid cards. It’s a great move because it means you can spend your hard-earned cash anywhere that accepts debit cards.)

Here’s more information on them.

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5. Take an Online Survey or Two

Most of you know that I practically despise survey companies because of their low payouts. But, I make an exception to my “no survey” rule when I’m watching TV.

My calculus on this is that I’m not really doing anything anyway, so I might as well make a few extra bucks. I usually pocket an extra $50-$100/month with this method.

Here are my favorites…

Ipsos Panel (one of the oldest and most respected polling companies)

Springboard Panel

Swagbucks (this company will give you $5 just for joining the panel)

Harris Poll

*I usually recommend you join at least two survey sites, so that you have more options to choose from. That way you’ll also be on their list when the high-paying surveys ($10+) come around.

6. Download These Apps

There are a number of companies, including Google, that will pay you to install their app on your cell phone. And they’ll pay you for every month you keep them installed.

The apps collect data from your cell phone and help companies better understand web and mobile usage better — such as what times of day people browse, how long they stay on websites and use apps, and what types of sites and apps are popular (or not).

Here are my favorites (install all of them and earn $400/year or more):

– Media Insiders Panel for ages 44+ – this one pays you $5 a month and you can install it on up to 3 devices, making your total possible earnings up to $200 a year.

– Smart Panel – Once you’ve qualified and downloaded the app, they will give you $5. If you keep it installed for at least two weeks, you’ll earn another $10. And then for every month that you keep the Smart App installed, you’ll get another $5. All total, you can earn up to $75 for the 1st year!

– Nielsen Mobile for iPhone Users – if you have an iPhone, this Nielsen panel will pay you $50/year to keep this app on your cell phone.

– Nielsen Mobile Panel for Ages 45+ – if you have a smartphone and your 45 years of age or older, this Nielsen panel will pay you $50/year to keep this app on your cell phone.

– MobileExpressions for Androids – this one can only be downloaded on Androids. After you’ve installed it for 1 week, you get to play an instant rewards game for a prize (everyone wins something). I won a $25 gift card to Amazon, but some of the other prizes include iPads & Samsung TVs.
– Placed Panel – This one is for Android only. This new app works very simliarly. It’s a little newer so we’re not completely sure what the earnings potential is, but from what I can tell it’s around $50/year.
7. Rent/Sell Your Clothes Online

For some reason my closet is still holding on to the suit I wore to prom nearly 10 years ago. It’s never going to fit again, but some combination of laziness and sentiment has thus far kept it from landing on a Goodwill rack.

If you’re like me and have a closet full of stuff you don’t wear, what would you think about renting or selling your clothes out to strangers?

There are a few sites that make this possible including Tradesy, SnapGoods.com, Loanables.com, and RentNotBuy.com.
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8. Open a 2nd Bank Account

We’ve put together a huge list of banks that will pay you just to open a bank account!

There’s no harm in having multiple bank accounts. In fact, I often find it’s helpful to have multiple places to save (I’m less likely to touch the money), so I have savings accounts for my Christmas fund & my vacation fund.

The top bank bonus is $500 right now — head over to this list to see all of the banks in your area that are offering free cash.
9. Fix Google’s Search Results

I’ll make about $700 this month for cleaning up Google’s search engine. And Yahoo’s search engine. And Bing’s.

And the best part? Most of it is done while sitting at home in my pajamas. What am I doing? Let me explain…

Search engines use complicated algorithms to determine the results you see. For example, if you type “Steve Gillman” into a Google search box a half-million possibly-relevant web pages will be narrowed down using various criteria until a second later you see my smiling face. You’ll also see links to my personal website, my blog on the Huffington Post, and LinkedIn profiles for a bunch of guys who share my name.

But the search engines don’t always get it right…
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