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Make money from the heat

Reading Time: 8 mins We’ve been hit with a scorcher this summer, and the hot weather won’t be doing a David Copperfield act anytime soon. Whether you’re enjoying the heatwave, or it’s a bit too muggy for your liking, you could always be opportunistic and make some money from the torrid temperatures. From selling fans to fruit picking, there’s … read more

How to make money while housebound

Reading Time: 6 mins For many of us, working from home is the dream. However, sometimes you get forced into making money while housebound unexpectedly. Often this may be due to an extended recovery period post-injury, illness or operation. Or perhaps, you find yourself housebound by association, taking care of a family member or friend. While rest is of … read more

Celebrating entrepreneurial women: 10 innovative ways to make money

Reading Time: 6 mins In celebration of International Women’s Day on Thursday, 8 March, we’re highlighting some of the innovative ways in which women can make and have been making money as entrepreneurs. If you’ve been looking for inspiration to start your own business, here are 10 ideas: Make money from your garden Rent a room for tax-free cash … read more

Make money by selling stuff on Instagram

Reading Time: 8 mins Do you have a great home-made product or a burgeoning collection of vintage clothes you’d like to sell online, but don’t know where to start? While setting up an Etsy store is pretty easy, there’s something even simpler – selling your stuff on Instagram. While the image-sharing app started out as a popular platform for … read more

Savings – What to do with your money in a recession

Reading Time: 6 mins It’s now 2020 and the recession that started in 2008 is over for the most part. But the impact of coronavirus has that dreaded R word back on people’s lips. How will this impact your savings and overall financial stability? What we all really want to know is: how will the economy affect us? A … read more

5 steps: What to do with a windfall

Reading Time: 7 mins Everyone dreams of a windfall. But an inheritance, gift or redundancy pay-out isn’t an unalloyed joy. Working out what to spend, what to invest, and where to put your money can be a bit daunting. If you don’t know where to start, it’s worth following five steps that can help you decide what to do … read more

Top ten ways to make summer cash quick

Reading Time: 16 mins Fancy making extra cash this summer? Here are a host of great ideas for seasonal work that you can fit around your current lifestyle. We’ve covered everything from working at events (get free tickets to sport and music festivals as well as lining your pocket) right through to looking after someone else’s house whilst they’re … read more

Make money becoming a professional eater

Reading Time: 4 mins Competitive eating might sound like the opportunity to eat a lot of food and get paid, but it’s a bit more complicated than that. It is in fact a sport, and some contests attract serious competitors. If you fancy yourself with an appetite for competitive eating, here’s our guide to making money as a player. … read more

How to haggle on the high street and online

Reading Time: 8 mins You can find out how to haggle on the high street and how to haggle online quite easily. It doesn’t take a lot – just a bit of knowledge and some practice. It takes a bit of front but anyone can do it if they know how. Here’s our guide to haggling like pros!   … read more

13 ways to make and save money from your garden

Reading Time: 12 mins No matter how small your garden may be, you can earn a sweet mint this summer with some of our clever outdoor money-making ideas. From using the soil for growing saleable produce to renting your garden for private functions, there are loads of ways to earn pretty pounds from those lovely petals. Here are a … read more

Foraging = Free food!

Reading Time: 4 mins Go foraging as soon as the leaves and berries are out because it’s all FREE FOOD! Here are some tips for getting free food for yourself, your family and your neighbours. Share and you can all have delicious free food on the table. How to find free food in your neighbourhood Nettle soup Blackberry crumble … read more

Helsinki Finland, Summertime Fun in the Land of the Midnight Sun

Reading Time: 9 mins While Helsinki may be one of the coldest destinations in the world in winter, summertime with its long days of sunshine,  brings out the crowds to this Finnish city located on the shores of the Baltic Sea. With 150 miles of coastline, more than 300 islands, trendy shops and restaurants, as well as loads of … read more

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