There is no gainsaying the fact that the pomp and pageantry that accompanied the Yuletide season having gone into oblivion until the next twelve months, a lot of people must have exhausted their finances and since all the chips are now down, the only way is to continue the usual hustle and bustle to make the ends meet. Since it is said that ideas rule the world, it is therefore fit and proper to offer those that are currently out of pocket these three best money making ideas for the New Year that started in earnest just three days ago.

As far as many people are concerned, the only month in a calendar year that consumes their finances most is December since it is not only a month of goodwill to mankind as the Holy Book says, it is equally a month of sober reflection and merriment that induces so much spending and here, cutting the cloth according to the size of your cloth hardly matters.

Now the month of January is here and whether one likes it or not, the current bills have to be paid, social responsibilities have to be met and if one happens to be a tenant, the landlord will hardly take any excuse from you if you do not meet your rent obligation to him or her. With this phenomenon starring one in the face, what is the right way out than to find a legitimate means to supplement one’s existing income and means of livelihood?

Those who say that human wants are insatiable cannot be far from being correct because no matter how big the size of one’s pocket in terms of regular income may be the tendency to crave to crave more like Oliver Twist will always be there so all that is necessary is to find the ways and means of meeting up with the basic needs and necessities. So with all these said and done, let us now go to the three best money making ideas for this year which include:

1. Gathering crucial information;
Since any battle is never won on the battle field but on the drawing board, you should endeavor to seek as much information as possible either on your existing business or the one you intend to embark upon, talk with those you know that are ahead of you and are doing very well in that area of business or endeavor, conscientiously put yourself on the scale of reason and be sure that what you are doing is right and find the possibility for growth no matter what it takes, You cannot also rule the possibility of someone mentoring you to success, find that person and learn under his feet to the best of your ability.

2. Don’t be an island to yourself
No matter how good you may be in your chosen business career, there is no way you can be an island to yourself so you must work in concert with other people in order to share both knowledge and ideas that will make you stand out of the crowd in the no distant future. You must equally carry members of your family along so that they may realize and understand that what you are doing is in their absolute interest

3. Establish and development a passion
There is no point in carrying on with what you do not like because you see others recording success in it, you just must develop a passion and ensure that it is well nurtured since that is going to be the most determinant factor for your success. . Let these three best money making Ideas for 2011 be your food-for-thought and no doubt, you are not far from being successful in your area of endeavor

Author's Bio: 

The author, Ade Adenekan is the Executive Director of Pan-African Reconciliation Centre in Nigeria and a leader in the third sector of the global economy. If this piece is of any appeal to you, feel free to get more at

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