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The shocking truth about how winning the lottery could kill you

6th Nov 2019

Looking forward to winning the lottery? Don’t. You’re highly likely to have a miserable life if you do!

How to make money even when you’re broke

9th Jul 2019

At MoneyMagpie we’re constantly coming up with new ways to make money. But, sometimes, money-making ideas require you have a fair amount of cash to make an initial investment. It’s for this reason we’ve put together this guide to making money even if you’re broke. Follow our guide and see what money-making opportunities out there…

Make money, save money, and beat the big squeeze

3rd Oct 2017

The big squeeze is on. Household income has been under pressure for years now as a result of higher prices, sluggish pay rises, and spending cuts. Unfortunately, according to The Resolution Foundation, none of these things are set to change any time soon. We can expect to feel the pain for years to come, so…

What is an unsecured loan? The truth

7th Jul 2017

Have you ever asked yourself “what is an unsecured loan”? I mean, as opposed to a ‘secured’ loan? It sounds dodgy but, weirdly, an unsecured loan actually less dodgy than a ‘secured’ loan. With an unsecured loan you’re not likely to lose your house or your car whereas with a secured loan you might. If…

How to make money from TV

27th Oct 2016

Have you ever wondered how you can make money from TV? It’s not just for celebrities. Ordinary people can make money from TV in all sorts of odd ways. Just as important as being on the box is what happens behind the box. Whether you want to make a few pounds or become a millionaire,…

Safe savings alternatives

25th Feb 2012

Are you fed up of all the same old problems with banks? Dismal interest rates, needless charges, poor customer service… the list goes on. You’ll be happy to now then, that you don’t have to put up with it: There are actually some very viable alternatives. Here are our top five favourite savings alternatives.

Questions and answers – money tips and benefits if you’re ill

30th Jun 2011

You can get a number of benefits if you’re ill and there are other quick financial fixes you can do to bring in more cash as you get better. I’ve been answering financial questions for a website that gives support to women who have been diagnosed with ovarian cancer. The ladies have asked some good…

The A-Z of saving money: 26 ways to save

26th Nov 2023

When it comes to saving money it’s all about cutting costs and finding the right discounts, offers, vouchers and sometimes even freebies. From saving on the cost of your gym membership and kids entertainment to paying attention to your spending habits and saving money with travel, insurance and bills, we have 26 ways for you…

National Pension Tracing Day: Are you entitled to free retirement cash?

26th Oct 2023

It’s National Pension Tracing Day on Sunday 29 October and as many as 1 in 20 people may have a lost or forgotten pension. It’s a startling statistic – especially when you consider that the average ‘lost’ pension amounts to a whopping £9,500. So, what else do we know about lost pensions in the UK?…

The Truth About Renting as Rental Crisis Deepens

5th Oct 2023

The truth about renting isn’t often as it seems. We take a deeper look about whether it is a good or bad time to rent… ‘Generation rent has forgotten how lucky it is,’ a leading broadsheet newspaper claimed this week.  Tell that to my friend’s 25-year-old son who, like most of his generation, has had…

All you need to know about Pensions

11th Sep 2023

Pensions can seem complicated (and let’s be honest, a bit dull) – but they’re absolutely vital to a financially secure retirement. The trouble is we’re tempted to use the money we’ve got for the ‘right now’ instead of stashing it away for decades. However, setting up a pension and paying in regularly – even small…

Investing in wine: The pros and cons

5th Sep 2023

Wine investing is becoming increasingly popular among investors wishing to explore non-traditional assets. But is wine a good investment? And if so, how can you invest in wine besides buying a bottle of expensive Bordeaux? In this article we’re going to take a look at the pros and cons of investing in wine, and explore…