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Everything you need to know about repossessions

12th Oct 2022

Are you worried about your mortgage repayments? Are you finding that after everything else you have to pay for, there’s barely enough left to pay for your home? Is the word ‘repossession’ at the back of your mind? If so, you are not alone. The cost of living crisis, the war in Ukraine, Brexit, our…

Bulk Buying – is it worth it?

11th Oct 2022

Have you come across the cash ‘n’ carry or bulk buying aisle in your local supermarket yet? I remember the first time I stumbled across one. I stood there starring at a 10kg bag of rice and thought who on earth needs one of those? Turns out, I do. Not need exactly, but would use…

Could your 50p coin make you £50?

7th Oct 2022

Coins are a huge collectors’ item, with the Royal Mint often producing limited edition coins for people to buy and keep. The rarer the coin, the higher the value is likely to be. Recently, the Royal Mint revealed the top ten rarest 50 pence pieces in circulation.  That got us thinking – could some of our…

Make Money Selling Empty Boxes

5th Oct 2022

You can make money in so many different ways these days, and yes, you heard us right – that includes empty boxes. With the rise in popularity of influencers and bloggers, we’re also seeing an increasing demand to sell old boxes for tech and designer goods online. This is our simple guide on how you…

Make money selling your old toilet rolls

5th Oct 2022

Nope, we’re not even joking about this! In fact, there are truly loads of people out there just dying to get their hands on your old toilet rolls. We did a little investigation into this rising money-making trend and gathered some important information to help you make an extra buck or two. Why old toilet…

Our Bake Off competition winner shares her lemon drizzle biscuit recipe

27th Sep 2022

The Great British Bake Off is back on our screens, meaning Autumn is finally upon us. We recently held a competition in which you could win £100 for watching the nation’s favourite baking show.  We received so many entries from Bake Off fans, and we thank you all for taking part. We’re so happy our…

Discussing food waste and feeding the nation with UK Harvest

22nd Sep 2022

We recently hosted an Instagram Live, where Magpie Izzy sat down with Sarah Morison from food waste charity UK Harvest. They discussed the work UK Harvest do, how they help feed people across the UK and more! If you missed the live, don’t fear! You can watch it below. You can also read the transcript…

Brits Turn to Selling Books in Cost of Living Crisis

15th Sep 2022

This is a paid article for Webuybooks.co.uk. Selling books. Book buying business WeBuyBooks released figures this week to show that more cash strapped Brits than ever are turning to them for some extra money. With news last month that a second-hand Harry Potter book sold for £478 on eBay – after sparking a 45-way bidding war,…

Solar panels: How much could you save?

14th Sep 2022

Can solar panels save you money? It is no secret that this winter will be a tough one. Even with the new Prime Minister, Liz Truss, announcing a government-imposed energy price cap of £2,500 annually from October 1st, millions of people will still struggle to pay their bills.  This got us thinking about alternative energy…

Almost a quarter of readers worry about feeding their children

9th Sep 2022

We recently published another survey on our social media channels. This particular quiz focused on the worries parents have about feeding their children during the cost-of-living crisis. We also invited those without children to contribute their saving tips and tricks, as well as sharing where they do most of their food shopping.   We also…

Battle of the value brand: Which gives the biggest bang for your buck?

5th Sep 2022

Which value brand gives the biggest bang for your buck? Inflation hit 10.1% recently, pushing food prices to a 40-year high. Buying food and feeding families is a worry hitting many people across the UK, with food poverty and hunger set to become an even more regular occurrence in our society.   Many supermarkets are working…

Are energy shares a good buy right now?

5th Sep 2022

Without massive Government intervention, millions of households will be forced to pay colossal sums in order to stay warm this winter. Last week, Ofgem announced its energy price cap would increase by 80% from October 1. The energy regulator’s decision means households with average energy usage are now facing typical bills of £3,549 per year….