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Mattrim

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Re: Saving to $10K
« Reply #900 on: July 10, 2018, 01:13:54 AM »
@SansSkill

Yes, I'm using a company called Profit accumulator.  But there is another big company here in the UK called Oddsmonkey.  Once someone signs up to profit accumulator it gives you step by step instructions on what to do to gain promotional free bets with different bookies.  These are called Sign Ups.  There are 74 of these.  Then you have Casino sign ups.  There are 52.  Once you have completed  both of these you move onto reloads.  These are offers such as 'Bet 10 on England to win the world cup, and we'll refund your bet if you lose' etc.  They use these different offers to make money (because using exchange betting sites you can bet against this happening).  There are currently 125 reload offers available, but that updates daily.   You can look for promotions perosnally, but profit accumulator have a team who check all the T&C's of each offer and tell you which ones are profitable or not.

They also supply calculators which tell you how much to bet on your exchange sites etc.  There is a forum where administrators help you with any questions.  That costs 17.99 per month or 150 for a fully year.

I've looked into this a little bit myself a while ago (in Norway). The biggest issue seems to be that the betting companies detect that you do this and close your account. Have you experienced this so far, or heard anything about this?

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Re: Saving to $10K
« Reply #901 on: July 10, 2018, 07:49:43 AM »
Good job haypug! That's another little step closer to thread-graduation :)

Thanks, I actually found one for FREE! hoping it goes through and I pick it up next week. Hopefully they are not CL flakes! I'll have to rent a u-Haul but that's pretty inexpensive.

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Re: Saving to $10K
« Reply #902 on: July 10, 2018, 10:33:33 PM »
Wowza, on vacation for the last couple of weeks and missed a few updates! Here's the end of June update, and I'll be hopping in shortly to hopefully run a mid-July update to get back to tracking things :)

End of May update

12/11/17: (47,400)
12/26/17: (42,469)
12/29/17: (39,190)
1/31/18: (28,165)
2/15/18: (26,399)
2/28/18: (21,735)
3/16/18: (19,339)
3/30/18: (16,099)
4/15/18: (13,183)
4/30/18: (11,771)
5/31/18: (6,744)
6/16/18: (3,153)
6/30/18: (1,596)

Assets [401ks, IRAs, HSA, Cash]: $56,630
Student Loan/CCs: (58,227)

Hopefully done with the large purchases/trips/etc so things should start getting back on track quickly! And we're THIS CLOSE to seeing a positive net worth for the first time ever, really. Exciting!

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Re: Saving to $10K
« Reply #903 on: July 10, 2018, 10:57:24 PM »
Good job haypug! That's another little step closer to thread-graduation :)

Thanks, I actually found one for FREE! hoping it goes through and I pick it up next week. Hopefully they are not CL flakes! I'll have to rent a u-Haul but that's pretty inexpensive.
Wow! Way to go, haypug16!
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zeli2033

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Re: Saving to $10K
« Reply #904 on: July 13, 2018, 07:31:38 AM »
Mid-July update - First time ever with positive Net Worth! Yahoooo!

12/11/17: (47,400)
12/26/17: (42,469)
12/29/17: (39,190)
1/31/18: (28,165)
2/15/18: (26,399)
2/28/18: (21,735)
3/16/18: (19,339)
3/30/18: (16,099)
4/15/18: (13,183)
4/30/18: (11,771)
5/31/18: (6,744)
6/16/18: (3,153)
6/30/18: (1,596)
7/13/18: 394

Assets [401ks, IRAs, HSA, Cash]: $58,281
Student Loan/CCs: (57,887)

It's small but it's real! And I expect these numbers to improve quickly since I'll be putting an extra payment toward student loans this month. This is coming a little earlier than anticipated what with having a couple of spendy months but a raise and a bonus that took effect made it possible. So excited to finally have a positive net worth!

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Re: Saving to $10K
« Reply #905 on: July 13, 2018, 08:10:56 AM »
Look out, zeli2033, it's amazing how it grows!
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Re: Saving to $10K
« Reply #906 on: July 13, 2018, 08:40:07 AM »
Look out, zeli2033, it's amazing how it grows!

You are so right! When I'm in the middle of the grind and paying attention to the numbers on a daily basis, it can feel so slow. But when I actually take a step back and reflect on where we were at in the beginning of the year, I realize how astonishing and amazing it really is! The perspective shift is key.

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Re: Saving to $10K
« Reply #907 on: July 13, 2018, 08:50:17 AM »
Congrats @zeli2033 !!  Crossing over the zero is huge!   

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Re: Saving to $10K
« Reply #908 on: July 13, 2018, 11:36:37 AM »
Look out, zeli2033, it's amazing how it grows!

You are so right! When I'm in the middle of the grind and paying attention to the numbers on a daily basis, it can feel so slow. But when I actually take a step back and reflect on where we were at in the beginning of the year, I realize how astonishing and amazing it really is! The perspective shift is key.

Your net worth grew by nearly 50k in a little over half a year! You're doing an amazing job. Imagine where you'll be in a year! If you continue like this, you will not only be graduated from this thread but from the next one as well!

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Re: Saving to $10K
« Reply #909 on: Today at 04:24:16 AM »
@SansSkill

I've looked into this a little bit myself a while ago (in Norway). The biggest issue seems to be that the betting companies detect that you do this and close your account. Have you experienced this so far, or heard anything about this?

Yes, the phrase for it is being 'gubbed'.  Gubbings are pretty common, I've been matched betting for just over a month (with a week on holiday included) and already been gubbed by one site. 

It's not a big deal though...  There's over 300 bookies that constantly offer promotions/reloads.  You'd do really well to get gubbed by all of them without making some serious money.  Even once you're gubbed you can use those accounts to make small profits using a method called 'arbing'.  The other profit accumulator users on the forums say that you can 'mug bet' to reduce the speed/volume of gubbings.  This basically means acting like a normal punter. (betting on mobile devices, betting in-play, using accumulators, cashing out etc).  You can even match these bets so you only lose a small amount.  The bookie see's me place a 10 bet on the world cup final, in play, on my mobile phone.  Then I cash out with 10 mins to go...  But the bet 'only' costs me 50p, which is worth it to keep the account 'healthy'.  This looks good compared to me placing a 10 on a football game in the Colombian second division, two days before it takes place etc.

If you have any questions about it feel free to PM me.  I'm conscious that I'm taking this thread way off topic, especially considering there are only a few people on the thread who can do this side hustle legally! :P

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Re: Saving to $10K
« Reply #910 on: Today at 04:33:28 AM »
@zeli2033

Well done!  You really are smashing through this.  Day to day this accumulation process IS slow.  Rome wasn't built in a day and all that... but you're well on your way to FIRE.  The amount your adding to your N/W is phenomenal!