For those who need to supplement the income they're getting on today's low-interest CDs, working from home using your PC is an option. This Fortune article
provides some basic tips for those looking for work-at-home jobs. The most important piece of advice to avoid the scams is this:
"A real job does not ask you to pay them to train you, or for the materials you'll need to do the job, or for information about the position," she adds. "You don't pay them. They pay you." If you stick to that rule when considering possible jobs, you can't go too far wrong.
Another good resource is Clark Howard's Work at Home Guide.