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What the Rise in the Private Pension Age Means for You

Reading Time: 5 mins You might have heard whisperings recently about a rise in the private pension age (that is, the age at which you’ll be able to draw on the money that you’ve been saving for retirement). If you’re nearing retirement age, or have already begun to start making plans for it, this will naturally be something that … read more

Pension Awareness Week: Make Your Pension a Priority

Reading Time: 7 mins It’s Pension Awareness Week this week (14th -18th September) and we’re totally on board with the idea! Pensions are really boring – but they’re absolutely vital to a financially secure retirement. The trouble is, pensions can be confusing. Not only that, but we’re tempted to use the money we’ve got for the ‘right now’ instead … read more

Make Money from Homemade Beauty Treatments

Reading Time: 11 mins Homemade beauty treatments are very much in demand right now. And the good news is you can monetise this trend. If you need a bit of extra cash and love being crafty, why not try your hand at whisking together some bath salts or sugar scrubs? You can make money selling organic, 100% natural cosmetics … read more

Yes, You SHOULD Apply for That Job

Reading Time: 4 mins With such a vast number of recent changes in the world of work, the job market is tougher than ever. Unemployment rates have increased dramatically, and every job is receiving large numbers of applicants. But don’t let this put you off! Although the majority of us jump at any opportunity to second guess ourselves, thinking … read more

Over 60s make money in ways you wouldn’t believe!

Reading Time: 8 mins Over 60s make money in all sorts of ways now. Loads are doing it too. For a start, according to Aldermore, an increasing number of new businesses are being started by the over 50s (and many of those are well over 60). With returns from savings low and cost of living rising, finding ways to supplement … read more

What Information to Leave Your Loved Ones

Reading Time: 8 mins Everyone is going to kick the bucket sooner or later. A grave fact of life it may be, but it is one we need to plan for nevertheless. An important part of preparing for that inevitable final exit is preparing the information that you’re going to leave your loved ones, from your financial details to … read more

Make money selling your body

Reading Time: 12 mins Did you know that you can make good money selling your body? …no we don’t mean like that! The law is strict in prohibiting the sale of body parts but there are plenty of legal, decent ways you can sell your body (or parts of it, at least!) that can make you a bit of extra … read more

8 Money Questions You Should Know the Answers To

Reading Time: 6 mins At MoneyMagpie, we’re always receiving loads of money questions and queries from our readers! We love being able to help you out with all your finance-related worries. We’ve compiled a list of key money questions you should know the answers to. It covers things from dealing with debt to investing in the stock market. We’ve … read more

Tease and Seize

What do you think is the biggest lie in the world? Would it be “Am I really that late? Heavens, doesn’t time fly when you’re helping homeless, orphaned, child amputees”? Or, “Sorry I’m late, I was searching for the hero inside myself.” No. The biggest lie in the world is: “I have read and accepted … read more

Dog Walking – Make £60 an hour while getting fit

Reading Time: 9 mins Dog walking is a great way to make money on the side and get fit at the same time. Particularly in cities, there’s a lot of demand for dog walking services, and it’s well paid too. More people than ever got a puppy in the first lockdown – but now have to go back to … read more

Hidden Expenses to Include in Your Budget Plan

Reading Time: 5 mins Most adults who in control of their own finances will know quite accurately what their expenses are every month. We know how much we need to transfer for rent or our mortgage, for example, or how much is set to come out with our phone bill. There are no hidden expenses for financial surprises… or … read more

Drive for money: the four-wheel courier

Reading Time: 11 mins Do you love sitting behind the wheel? Would you like to drive for money? Being a courier could be just the thing for you! Delivering items to anywhere from John o’ Groats to Land’s End, courier jobs allow you to choose which jobs you would like to take. It’s a job that can fit in … read more

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