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Make money riding your bike – Cycle couriering

Reading Time: 7 mins If you enjoy being outside and want to earn money whilst getting fit, bicycle couriering could be the job for you. There are lots of reasons for becoming a bike courier: flexible working hours, good earning potential, it’s great exercise, and your are helping to tackle climate change with every pedal. Real-life story: Rene Morgenroth … read more

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7 daily habits to live by to get rich fast

Reading Time: 5 mins We often speak of bad habits, but there are some very good ones as well when it comes to saving and making money! Here are 7 daily habits we think you should incorporate into your daily life to make money much faster. We’re not saying you’re going to become a millionaire overnight, but by incorporating … read more

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Slash your childcare costs

Reading Time: 15 mins Childcare is a huge financial burden for most families, even more so in the long summer holidays. There are, however, options available that don’t have to cost the Earth. We have compiled a comprehensive guide for working parents, including a run-down of all the options that are open to you. We’ve also included some top … read more

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Save £1,000s a year – stop drinking alcohol

Reading Time: 7 mins Did you know that if you were to stop drinking alcohol you could save £1,000s a year? Even ordinary levels of alcohol consumption can cost the average person huge amounts of money. Really? Just a few drinks a week? Yes, alcohol costs us a lot more than the price of a pint or two. Read … read more

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How to become a driving instructor

Reading Time: 4 mins Many parents, feeling as if they have handed over a fortune to their teenager’s driving instructor, wish they could turn the tables to be the ones pocketing the cash. Not only does it offers flexible working hours, many are tempted by the chance to be your own boss and potential earnings of up to £30,000 … read more

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Is there £10-20K sitting in your garage?

Reading Time: 3 mins If you thought that clunky old caravan inherited from your eccentric, childless uncle was just a burdensome old white elephant, think again! With the Van Life movement in full swing and a robust sharing economy to leverage, there has never been a better time to own a motorhome. A new generation of nomads is revitalising … read more

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Why you deserve to be poor

Reading Time: 5 mins Listen up maggots, I’m the Drill Sergeant Magpie and I’m not like the other Money Magpies. I’m not gonna mollycoddle you, I’m not gonna tell you ‘everything is okay’, I’m gonna tell you how it is – you deserve to be poor! Now you’re probably thinking ‘but I don’t get paid enough’, or ‘my bills … read more

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How to save money with Plum

Reading Time: 4 mins Have you been meaning to save money since receiving your first paycheck, but never seem to manage? You’re certainly not alone! Fortunately, there are a number of ways to make it easier for yourself. One of these is a little Facebook Messenger-based bot, called Plum. Intrigued? We were too! Here’s everything you need to know! … read more

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Goldcar Malta – a MoneyMagpie’s horror story

Reading Time: 4 mins It’s the nightmare scenario. You’re returning a rented car, trying to be prompt so you can catch your flight, only to be accused of causing damage that you know had nothing to do with you. No matter how much you protest, the staff won’t listen and are only interested in handing you a bill. This … read more

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How to make money from pole dancing

Reading Time: 7 mins While the term ‘pole dancing’ may conjure up images of seedy night clubs and all sorts of unsavoury behaviour, there’s really a lot more to it. Relying heavily on core engagement, arm strength and controlled movement, this art form has evolved into a hugely popular form of exercise for women (and even men) everywhere. Here … read more

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Finding assets: get back money you didn’t know you had!

Reading Time: 6 mins Although it may seem almost unthinkable to lose track of your cash, it’s a surprisingly common occurrence. Since everyone can do with discovering their own little ‘pot of gold’, we did some research to discover ways of claiming your forgotten funds. The good news is: finding assets is easier than you might think! Let’s take … read more

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How to make money by getting healthy

Reading Time: 5 mins Need an incentive to shed that extra pound or two? Good news! The MoneyMagpie team has uncovered a myriad of ways to make money by getting healthy and we can’t wait to share them with you. From placing bets to playing guinea pig for clinical trials, here are a few surprisingly simple ideas: Apps that … read more

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