Make money while staying at home by cashing in on your skills and starting your own at-hom business.
Talk it up
How to do it: At surveymonkey.com, create questionnaires about your potential business for friends, acquaintances, Facebook connections and anyone else whose opinion you value. Then e-mail the survey to your contacts and reap the benefits of your own market research for free! You might learn that your assumptions about the going rate for, say, life-coaching sessions, were off the mark, or that people would pay more if the coach came to their home.