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Author's Note: 10 Ways to Make Extra Money from Home

Having worked in newsrooms, corporate environments and a home office, I'd have to say my home office wins -- hands down. (I do have to admit newsrooms are pretty entertaining, though.) The best part of working at home is the productivity. I discovered, early on, that what used to require a week's worth of work in an office took only three days at home. And this left time to take on more work that I enjoy. I've run across reports of telecommuters getting more done for less money, and I understand the attraction. When you don't have to extend a large portion of your pay to wardrobe updates, vehicle maintenance, fuel and lunches with co-workers, there is more to go around. -- LD

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