Another choice in your endeavor to work at home is to run a home business.Find a type of business that best fits your skills on the Work at Home Business page.
Work at Home Freelance
To work at home as a freelancer, the idea is to start small and as companies get to know you and your work, you will become able to dictate your own hours and salary. Here you can find work at home freelance listings, which houses lists of people and companies looking for professionals for temporary and permanent work solutions.
When you have made the decision to build your own home business, take a look at how to Market Your Business. This page, made specifically for starter work at home businesses, discusses 10 free and low cost ways to advertise your products and services.
There is not one "real" job that will ask for money in return for giving you a job position. A legitimate company might ask you to provide your own software or computer, but they won't ask you to buy it from them. The best way to know: ask EXACTLY what they will give you in return for your cash.
Read more about work at home scams from wikipedia.