Does anyone know of a legitimate 'work from home' job that doesn't require any money up front?

I have seen countless ads for 'work from home' jobs that claim you'll be earning thousands of dollars per month, but when I look into them, I see that they require me to give THEM a couple hundred dollars before I even start! Something about 'the cost of start-up materials' or something...? I don't have any money to risk like that, but need to work from home while I care for my elderly grandmother. I have a marketing degree and am very comfortable with the Internet and Microsoft Office. I can type 83WPM too, so any sort of data entry/clerical/support specialist job would be perfect. If it matters, I live on the Jersey Shore. Any suggestions? And no, I'm not kidding. Most of the work-from-home jobs listed on,, and ALL require an investment up front. Thanks.

Asked By: Kris - 9/24/2006
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The only ones that arent scams are working for a company directly. Why dont you put up some flyers in your area and see what happens. Good Luck
Answered By: Wizzard2 - 9/25/2006
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You're kidding, right?
Answered By: Jim C - 9/24/2006
Go to Yahoo legit job groups, there are many to join,in different catagories.They are legit, and they also warn you of scams. Also, try your public library for books of work at home jobs. They should never ask for money.
Answered By: momofnine - 9/24/2006
You can do online tutoring, if you have some history of good grades or test scores... More
Answered By: Katherine - 9/24/2006
You could always telecommute especially in fields which require proposal writing. The work from home phenomena is another multi-level marketing scam where only those on top make big money while those on the bottom have to find new "contributors... More
Answered By: Karpenisi_Ted - 9/24/2006
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