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30 Get Rich Quick Schemes

From Golddigging to Faking Rich

— November 29, 2009 — Business
The economic recession has everyone wondering where money is to be made. While good old-fashioned hard work may often be a decent bet, there are those who are, shall we say, less patient. And for them, there’s get rich quick schemes.

So for the lovers of instant gratification, here are 30 get rich quick ideas. There’s marrying for money: find a sugar daddy, become a golddigger, be a trophy wife! Then there’s pretending to be rich—it’s kind of like dressing for the job you want, and not the job you have. But wait! There’s more! Just check out the slideshow and you’ll be on your way.
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Glorified Golddigger Texts
Glorified Golddigger Texts
'Smart Girls Marry Money' Explores Marriage's Other Side
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Moving for Money
Moving for Money
How Economic Advantage Comes to Geographically Mobile People
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Microblogged Micropayments
Microblogged Micropayments
Twitpay Lets You Send Money Via Tweet
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Personal Bailouts
Personal Bailouts
MissingMoney.com May Have The Cash You've Been Looking For
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Extracting Gold from Sewage
Extracting Gold from Sewage
Industrial Waste Smells Like Money at Japanese Urban Mine
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Credit Crunch Superstitions
Credit Crunch Superstitions
Yellow Underwear Means Money
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Sugar Daddy Mapping
Sugar Daddy Mapping
The Yuppie Locator Charts the Lives of Manhattanites
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Money-Making Mobiles
Money-Making Mobiles
Recycle Old Phones for Dough at CellForCash.com
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Snooze-Induced Savings
Snooze-Induced Savings
The Banclock Bank Lets You Save Money When You Sleep In
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Credit Crunch Profit Tips
Credit Crunch Profit Tips
Rich Karlgaard Seeks Out Good Spots In An Awful Economy
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Crowdsourced Credit Crunch Advice
Crowdsourced Credit Crunch Advice
Google Tip Jar Lets You Submit and Rank Money Saving Ideas
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Goldigger Guides
Goldigger Guides
Joan Rivers Hosts Odd TV Series "How You'd Get So Rich?"
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Super Rich Hackers
Super Rich Hackers
Storm Worm Makes Millions DAILY
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Want To Make A Lot Of Money?  Move To One Of These Tech Towns.
Want To Make A Lot Of Money? Move To One Of These Tech Towns.
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Pompous Dolls
Pompous Dolls
The Palm Beach Sugar Daddy Ken Doll Looks Snooty
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Social Money: The Next Big Thing?
Social Money: The Next Big Thing?
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Credit Crunch Cast Changes
Credit Crunch Cast Changes
Nicollette Sheridan Cut From ‘Desperate Housewives'
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Desperate Housewives Controversy
Desperate Housewives Controversy
Filipinos Protest Racist Comments
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Anti-Sugar Daddy Campaign
Anti-Sugar Daddy Campaign
Uganda
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Collecting Inflated, Worthless Money
Collecting Inflated, Worthless Money
Billion Dollar Bills From Around the World
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Golddigger Awareness Sites
Golddigger Awareness Sites
'Just Don't Wife Her' Protects Rich Men from Greedy Women
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Vending Machine Roulette
Vending Machine Roulette
Put in Your Money and Take Your Chances
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Secret Billionaire Clubs
Secret Billionaire Clubs
Richest People in the World Gather to Discuss Economic Crisis
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Scary Sugar Daddy Shoots
Scary Sugar Daddy Shoots
'Sin Street' by Andrey Yakovlev & Lili Aleeva Shows 'Love' Gone Wrong
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Reality Diva Divorces
Reality Diva Divorces
Lauri Waring of ‘Real Housewives of Orange County' Wants More
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Faking Rich Artistically
Faking Rich Artistically
Photoshopped 'Fake It 'Til You Make It 2' Images are Hilariously Creative
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Rich Heir Photography
Rich Heir Photography
‘Fortune's Children' by Bruce Weber in Vanity Fair
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Socialites as Suburban Housewives
Socialites as Suburban Housewives
Paris Hilton Plays Mommy for Tony Duran
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Billionaire Neighborhoods
Billionaire Neighborhoods
World's Ten Richest Streets
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Hot Housewives
Hot Housewives
Italian Vanity Fair Brings Fun to House Chores
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