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Smart spending: how not to make false economies on holiday

Reading Time: 6 mins Holidays are a prolific area for false economies, from travel insurance (lack of) to currency exchange to mobile phone costs…we all do it and then kick ourselves afterwards! It is important you take care with smart spending on holiday, to ensure you aren’t overpaying or being ripped-off! So take a deep breath, step back and … read more

Top 12 Holiday Scams and rip-offs

Reading Time: 8 mins A holiday should be about relaxing and forgetting about the stresses of everyday life. But, there are people out there who want to rip you off and take your hard earned money. That’s why it is so important to be aware of potential holiday scams. Nothing spoils that chilled-out mood more than when you’re ripped … read more

Make money renting out your holiday home

Reading Time: 5 mins Inherited a property you don’t know what to do with? Second home that sits gathering dust? Time to make money by renting out your holiday home! Why would you rent out your holiday home? Is your home suitable for holiday letting? How much money can you make? Expert advice   Why would you rent out … read more

The Top Ten Start-Up Businesses – and How to Start Them

Reading Time: 5 mins There are roughly 80 new start-up businesses started in the UK every hour, according to research by Iwoca. 1 in 10 employees in the UK want to start their own business in 2022, with almost half of UK employees wanting to own a business one day.   This reveals that the independent UK workforce is raring … read more

Top 15 Ways to Get a free holiday

Reading Time: 6 mins Yes! You read that right – A free holiday! You know the feeling, particularly in these pandemic times: you see someone on Instagram having a wonderful island retreat or city break and you think, “I need a holiday!” We can’t all afford a holiday, and for some it’s been years since they escaped the confines … read more

Save money by sharing

Reading Time: 10 mins Can you really save money by sharing? Sharing is a fundamental social tool we learn from a young age. We are taught to share our toys, play nicely and help others. For many, this ethos carries over into our adult life. Here at MoneyMagpie, we believe sharing is something we should all do, especially in … read more

Make and save money with a caravan

Reading Time: 7 mins Caravan holidays offer a huge range of benefits. If you’ve ever used a caravan or mobile home, you will be aware of the enjoyment they can bring. They’re undoubtedly more comfortable than a tent or shared hostel and far less restrictive than a hotel room or rented holiday home. Plus, campervan/caravan holidays are all the rage … read more

30 wise ways to save and make money in spring

Reading Time: 10 mins Let’s save and make money in spring! The sun is shining and flowers are blossoming, which can only mean one thing… Summer is just around the corner! (We can dream, anyway). There are lots of money-making and money-saving opportunities in spring that we should all take advantage of. Take a look below for our list … read more

All the Major Financial Changes for April 2022

Reading Time: 5 mins With the end of the tax year looming, we take a look at all of the financial changes happening in April 2022. Although we have previously touched upon these here. We are rounding up everything you need to know to move forward. As we have reported over the last year, from this April (2022), consumers … read more

What Big Financial Changes are coming April 2022

Reading Time: 4 mins Financial Changes April 2022: As April marks the start of the new tax year, as we have been reporting over the last few months, this April 2022 poses some big changes. Many of which mean that consumers will face higher taxes, bigger bills and increasing costs from this April. AJ Bell’s head of retirement policy, … read more

How to get compensation for vaccine injury

Reading Time: 7 mins Do you need compensation for a vaccine injury? More and more people are realising that they can get financial help if they suffered physical damage after having a vaccine. At MoneyMagpie we want to be here for you when things go wrong. Life-altering situations can happen at any moment, so we wanted to share some … read more

ISA Usage and What Types of Investor Can really Benefit from an ISA

Reading Time: 5 mins ISA usage has grown in popularity recently, after losing customers when the Personal Savings Allowance was launched in 2016. After that tax break was introduced, ISA use dropped by 13% in a year. Finally, the number of ISA accounts opened has finally risen above pre-2016 levels as a total of 13m ISA accounts were opened … read more

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