Crazy ideas that might work (for saving or making money)

Crazy ideas that might work (for saving or making money)
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#1

I’ll start.
Using credit card price protection on your homemade web site with cheap goods.

Selling Visa gift cards on eBay at roughly 20%-30% markup. (Look at recently sold)


#2

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#3

A new petroleum based ICO. Who am I kidding, it’ll work as well as his economic policies.

https://www.coindesk.com/venezuelan-president-announces-petro-oil-backed-cryptocurrency/


#4

You have a credit card that doesn’t exclude this?

For example:
“The following items are not eligible for Citi Price Rewind:
[…]
Food, beverages, fuel, or medications.”


#5

Just checked with discover you’re right. Gives me another idea though. Make your own site with cheap prices on goods you want to price match.


#6

That’s the definition of insurance fraud.

There’s some more rapid and efficient ways to do that.


#7

It’s only fraud if you don’t actually honor the prices, you could still limit quantities.


#8

I like the idea of this thread. I’ll throw one out there:

Ride a bike to work. Cancel your gym membership and save money on gas (which you apparently cannot price match).


#9

I remember this episode

He sticks an alligator to guard the $1 TV’s


#10

Perhaps this is already happening (or insurance companies think it’s happening). Recently, there have been comments in forums about Discover/Citi denying legit PP claims involving little-known merchants. A standard reason given was"unable to verify lower price with merchant."


#11

Good one. It is definitely too expensive later in life to be overweight. Lifestyle diseases and all that.