I’ve discovered that I quite like the Legacy Challenge in The Sims 3, especially the beginning when you’re strapped for cash which adds a fun challenge to the game. I’ve also started a couple new saves with an even more difficult start: a family that only contains a single child and absolutely no cash or furniture (don’t try this without mods or your save will become bugged). Children cannot have jobs of any kind and are limited in the things they can do and the skills they can learn, including being able to grow and harvest your own food. Teens have less restrictions but still cannot have full-time jobs.
As a result, I’ve had to come up with some creative ways to earn simoleons which have turned out to be quite profitable and require little in the way of skills and investments. Here they are from quickest/lowest return to slowest/highest return. Read more →