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Grant For Cancer Surviving Diabetic Man To Start Money Earning Business

by James Teets
(Haines City, FL, USA)

I'm 66 years old and disabled due to amputation of my left foot, cancer, high blood pressure, vision problem and diabetes.

I was married for 34-1/2 years to a lovely lady until she died from cancer. We had four beautiful children, who now live in four different states.

I have overcome cancer but remain a diabetic with high blood pressure (average: 222/110).

Disability Issues

I've been a diabetic for over 30 years and lost my left foot in 2007 due to the diabetes.

I had cancer in 2008. I have high blood pressure. I've tried medication several times but continue to have a reaction to the medication.

In 2008 I was declared as disabled.

Financial Hardship

I was awarded Disability in 2008 and allowed making an extra $980 per month but haven't been able to due to my condition.

Now that I have overcome most of my illness, I need to start a business to offset my expenses.

It is hard to make enough to make ends meet every month.

Income Efforts

Due to my condition I have not been able to work since 2007. Everywhere I try to get employment I could not perform because I couldn't see well enough or stand on my one foot that long.

I tried online employment but it takes money and I had a hard time seeing the printed material.

Specific Needs

I'm seeking a grant to help me to start a business and not to be a burden to others so that I can meet all of my expenses.

Business Idea

There is a great need in pressure-washing driveways. Pressure washing makes the driveway look clean and presentable to the neighborhood and to buyers.

It will take buying a truck and a pressure washer with the supplies and advertising to start the business.

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Nov 14, 2013
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Buying Blu-Rays and DVDs
by: Ken

Hi George,

I was looking for Blu-Rays and DVDs. What do you buy them for and what do you sell them for? How do you make money? If I can buy them on cheap sites, can't others buy at them too? You must have a secret. What is your procedure?

Nov 14, 2013
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Thank You
by: James

George,

Thank you for your support and I'll check out the Blu-Ray to see how I can make $$$ with it.

Nov 14, 2013
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Thank You
by: James

Ken,

Thank you for your support and I will check out Mystery Shopping Companies.

Nov 10, 2013
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Getting Kicks at 66
by: Ken

Hi James,

It just doesn't seem right to have to fight at this age. I have been a caregiver for five years now, with little help, like you from the government, but at least it is something. I am doing some stuff with www.PerformLogics.com as a mystery shopper. There are a few of them. Any that want a fee upfront are scams. Don't go there. There is a Mystery Shoppers Forum that you could Google and join to find Mystery Shopping Companies where you are. This is easy. There are training courses online that you have to pass. Take your time to do it right. Pay attention to all the instruction details. I don't earn much but a couple hundred a week isn't bad, and it can be fun. At least you can feel like you are doing something.

Godspeed,
Ken

Nov 09, 2013
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Sell online
by: George

At your age you should sell online. Get a wholesaler's license from Nevada or Wisconsin. These states do not charge tax or yearly fees. Then search out and find someone selling Blu-rays or DVDs. Blu-rays sell better. You will have to buy 10 of one title. You can also buy and sell before the movie comes out. You can sell at auction or buy now. I suggest buy now and add up all the Blu-rays you have and don't go over what you're allowed to make on SSD. Be sure to keep inventory or money back to buy inventory. You might try talking to your local senior center and they may get you started keeping records and tell you what books to look at. Hope this helps and believe me some people make a grand a month doing it. You can also sell on Amazon and buy from video stores. Ask God to make your way straight and watch out for people promising grants. The economy may not let them out or take a long time. God bless.

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