As brilliant as the idea sounds, that is, earning a substantial income from home comfort of your own home, people tend to think that this is only a dream. The simple fact of the matter is that there are plenty of legitimate work from home opportunities out there in which you can earn a very good income from home, it is just a matter of knowing how to find them.
It seems that much of people's scepticism comes from the view that if something requires money on your part that it is a scam. This is not the case. The fact is that most business ventures require an investment. The amount of investment differs hugely depending on what you want to do. Some home businesses for example may require an investment of a thousand dollars or more and others may only need less than one hundred dollars. Just because a work from home job needs a little upfront money to be put in does not mean that it is a scam. To highlight this with an example, most data entry businesses require you to pay a small fee. The reason for this is maintenance of their website, the training that they provide you and so forth.