Take a Job For The Discount and Other Perks: Strange Ways to Make and Save Money

If you spend a ton of money at one store, you might want to think about taking a job at that store and using the employee discount to offset your spending.

I have a friend who did this when he was remodeling his house. He took a job at a local home improvement store and was able to get his materials at forty percent off. Even though he spent most of his wages at the store, the job allowed him to renovate his home without taking out any loans or raiding his savings account.

Another woman I know makes money in her spare time with her crafting and sewing projects. She decided to take a part time job at a craft store so she could get her materials at a discount. This improved the profit margin o


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4 Responses to Take a Job For The Discount and Other Perks: Strange Ways to Make and Save Money

  1. Nicky says:

    That’s an interesting idea. I had never looked at it that way. I guess if you had the time for a part time job there it would be worth it.

  2. ppindia says:

    Looks like a penny wise pound foolish idea!…you should always look for a long career job…and not something that is short sighted like this…this is only good for a part time student!

  3. teckset says:

    Oh, i don’t know if it is a case of pound wise penny foolish. These days, it is very hard to find work in long career fields.

  4. SavingBucks says:

    Might be a good idea for a retiree too young for Medicare but needs a part-time job for the purpose of obtaining medical benefits.

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