The Sims Bustin' Out Tips

Don't waste time bringing in the mail
Don't waste time bringing in the bills, just pay them right in the front yard! Click on the mailbox to get your mail, then once you have them in your hand, hit the Triange to drop them right there on the front lawn. Then, you can pick them up and pay them without walking all the way into the house, finding the closest table and walking all the way back out to the mailbox.

Also:

Room mates that aren't your creation can make money for you.
They can't up grade in their jobs, but they can make money.
If you send them to work everyday, you get their payments, and can spend it.
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