@-Celio-'s comment: You directly bought Sidekicks? I tended to take the more pleasant route by buying sidekicks off the market or from other players with kamas instead. Ankama already got money from them anyway, plus i'm one of the people who can't freely spend money since i don't exactly have a paycheck.
Step one: Stop playing video games
Step two: Fill out job applications
Step three: profit.