Reader’s Story: How I make money from magazines and competitions

Reading Time: 2 mins Recently we did a call out offering MoneyMagpie readers the fun chance to earn a bit of extra cash. To launch our series we begin with one reader who makes a little extra money by entering competitions as well as writing letters, sending photos and tips to magazines. (And she’s getting £25 for this story … read more

Make money from using less electricity

Reading Time: 3 mins Make Money using less electricity. We take a look at a new initiative called the National Grid Demand Flexibility Service, where energy companies will give you money back if you use less electricity during peak times.    How to register  Check with your energy provider and if they’re participating, they’ll let you know about the National Grid’s … read more

Make money from short stories

Reading Time: 3 mins This post is sponsored by Penpee.com Penpee.com is a creative community like Airbnb for a global network of writers, and readers to make money from short stories. The platform launched by the founder T.J Penpee, in a bedroom, somewhere in Greater Manchester, UK in 2016, connects a growing network of writers & readers to share, … read more

Exam Marking – Use your Knowledge to Make money

Reading Time: 3 mins Many teachers and lecturers – both active and retired – boost their income by marking GCSE and other exam papers. It’s a useful way of squeezing extra cash out of something you already know how to do. If you’d like to mark exams for some extra income then read on… What’s involved in exam marking? How … read more

Make money collecting Barbie dolls

Reading Time: 5 mins What a doll! In honour of International Barbie Day on March 9 we are here to round up how to make money collecting Barbie dolls. At 60 years old and untouched by Botox, Barbie’s pulling power remains defiantly undiminished. She is one of the biggest selling toys in history, with over a billion dolls sold … read more

Make Money From Your Old Books

Reading Time: 5 mins Working from home in lockdown opened up plenty of opportunities to organise our homes and spring-clean our unwanted tech, clothes, old books… and all of the clutter we once thought we needed. But with books, it’s easy to become attached to your favourites and harder to let go of the ones you or your family … read more

Make money selling vintage Ladybird books

Reading Time: 22 mins It’s World Book Day! If you’re a parent and one of your offspring currently has their nose in a classic Ladybird book, wrestle it out of their hands at once and stick it in the attic. It could be worth some serious money one day. Because on the quiet, and almost under the noses of … read more

Free eBook: Make Your Home Make Money For You

There are so many ways to make money from your house, either to help with running costs, energy bills or even to make a profit. You might be prepared to use your whole house to make some extra money by renting it out as a location for tv or film. Or you might prefer to … read more

6 ways to make money reading

Reading Time: 9 mins Make money reading. Are you a true bookworm? If reading is a passion of yours, it may be worth considering the ways you can make money from reading. Who doesn’t want to earn money from something they love?  There are more ways to earn money from reading than you may think. From proofreading and editing … read more

Make money from your old shampoo bottles

Reading Time: 4 mins Can you really make money from your old shampoo bottles? If you love a hair and beauty binge then you are not alone. It is estimated that over  552 million shampoo bottles end up in our landfills yearly  and 83% of women wear makeup daily. But shelling out for new products, particularly with the cost of … read more

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