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

How to make money by running a pop-up restaurant in your home

Reading Time: 5 mins If you’re a whizz in the kitchen and love entertaining, you could be the perfect candidate to make some extra money by running a pop-up restaurant in your home. Ever thought about it? If not, here’s a basic guide to get you started: What is a pop-up restaurant? Why set one up? How to set … read more

Make money renting out your holiday home

Reading Time: 6 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! If you are lucky enough to own a holiday home, it could become more of a financial burden than a luxury. If this is the case, check out our … read more

Make money renting out your home as a film set

Reading Time: 6 mins It may not be the first thought that comes to mind, but you can make money by renting your home as a film set. Location scouts are looking for all kinds of properties and could pay you up to £2,500 a day to use your home. As part of our spotlight on making money from your … read more

Reader’s Story: How to save money on toilet paper

Reading Time: 2 mins Following on from last week’s story from Lisette, this week we’d like to introduce you to Helen from Dorset who has an ingenious way of saving money on toilet paper.

What Equipment Do You Need For a Home Business?

Reading Time: 5 mins Running a business from home has become increasingly popular in recent years. Not least because there are numerous benefits in doing so. For instance, you can save money on rent and other overhead costs associated with having a separate office space. You can also have more flexibility to set your schedule and work at your … 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

Time is money! 5 ways to turn everyday tasks into money earners

Reading Time: 3 mins With the rising cost of living, we are all keeping an eye on our pockets, whether cutting costs or looking for nifty side hustles to bring in a couple of extra quid. But what if you could make money out of things you do every day? Good news, we have five fantastic apps & platforms … 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 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

Save money in the bathroom

Reading Time: 4 mins Save money in the bathroom. Welcome to the Frugal Column, where I aim to inspire you to live your best life without breaking the bank. You can follow my award-winning blog Shoestring Cottage and don’t forget to subscribe to my Youtube channel. I am also the author of Extreme Frugality: Save Money Like Your Grandma. … read more

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