How can you tell if an opportunity is a scam?

Dear WAHFAQ, How can you immediately tell when a Work At home opportunity is a scam, before providing your personal information? The first thing you have to do is figure out if you’re looking at an actual “opportunity” or a work at home “job.” There’s a difference. Opportunities mean you run your own business, you’ll have to put up capital, develop a marketing plan, etc. “Jobs” mean you work for someone else, just at home in your fuzzy bunny slippers. Many people get these confused and lump them all together. Then they get frustrated because they’re asked to put money Read More…

Is Next Job at Home a Scam?

Dear WAHFAQ, I came across this website for work at home job listings.  Have you heard of it?  Is it real or is it a scam:  www.NextJobatHome.com   NextJobatHome is a site that will send you way too many emails.  Once upon a time I signed up for them because I was curious too.  They stated that they would send legitimate job offers and I was really curious.  Well, it didn’t take too long for me to realize what they were doing! In each email they highlight a different work at home oppourtunity.  Notice, I said “opportunity” not “job“.  When you Read More…

Are Internet Surveys a Scam?

Dear WAHFAQ, I’ve seen a ton of websites that claim I can make money doing Internet surveys. Have you done these? Can you make money or is it all just a scam? You can make money with Internet Surveys, but, not a lot. Most companies work on a ‘point’ system, where you need to redeem a certain number of points (by filling out surveys) which you then can convert into cash. They’ll set your payment limit at $50-$100, because they’re not going to send you checks or deposits for every little survey you do. It will take TIME to get Read More…