Should You Go Into Debt to Start a Business?

Reading Time: 5 mins As the saying goes you must spend money to make money. This is definitely true when you start a business. Things like registering your business name, website hosting, and creating a space to work from all cost money. Although there are ways to minimise these costs. So, the short answer is yes, expect to go … read more

Are consolidation loans worth it?

Reading Time: 5 mins Struggling with debt can cause a huge amount of stress. This is especially the case if you’ve got debts owed to a few different places. How do you know which debt to pay off first, and how to keep the interest down so you don’t end up paying far more than you need to? This … read more

Business Ideas You Can Start from Home With (Almost) No Money

Reading Time: 8 mins Everyone at some point in their life has thought about working for themselves. Being your own boss and not having to answer to anyone else, the ultimate sign of independence. So why don’t more of us make our business ideas reality? The simple answer for many is lack of funds and the uncertainty of job … read more

Cheap Family Entertainment Tips

Reading Time: 5 mins With prices endlessly increasing it’s becoming more and more difficult to entertain kids on a budget. In fact, according to the Parents’ Summer Spending report (2018), summer holiday expenses have soared by 25% in the last five years, while a massive 61% of parents worry about covering the cost of their children’s entertainment. No one … read more

13 Simple Money-Saving Tips for Renters

Reading Time: 9 mins Renters don’t have to pay for things like broken boilers – but the costs of renting still add up really fast. From turning your thermostat down a degree to negotiating rent raises, there are tons of ways you can knock the cost of living in rented accommodation down to a more manageable level. Follow these … read more

Benefits and Funding for the Newly Self-Employed

Reading Time: 9 mins Did you know there’s support for the newly self-employed? Even at this crazy coronavirus time, there are still many resources of financial and business support you can access. With so many redundancies lately – and probably more to come – going self-employed is a good option for some. If you’ve found yourself with a sudden … read more

Relationship Tips for Households with Strained Finances

Reading Time: 6 mins With the country in lockdown and the majority of industries hit hard by COVID-19, strained finances have hit many households. More than nine million people are expected to be furloughed, while others are suffering redundancies, have reduced hours, or no sign of work at all on zero-hours contracts. Compulsory isolating and the lack of social … read more

6 professions desperate for workers

Reading Time: 4 mins A huge number of people face unemployment thanks to coronavirus. But don’t panic: some industries are desperate for workers! If you’ve recently lost your job, or think your current job is at risk, consider taking a career shift and trying something new. Here are 7 professions you should consider if you’re looking for a change: … read more

Growing your own fruit and vegetables

Reading Time: 11 mins Growing your own fruit and vegetables is not only a great outdoor activity for you and your family. It also helps you avoid the genetic modification and chemical pesticides often used industrially. You’ll also reduce your carbon footprint. Many of the fruits and vegetables available for purchase in supermarkets are imported and then shipped around … read more

Healthy, wealthy and stealthy: Why your next month needs to be meat-free

Reading Time: 4 mins Have you ever thought you could go meat-free if only for a while? The number of vegans and vegetarians is on the increase as more people are becoming aware of the massive benefits this lifestyle change can bring. Unsure if you’ve got the staying power to go meat-free? See if you can join celebrities like … read more

Make Money Buying and Selling Second-Hand Watches

Reading Time: 10 mins Like a bargain? Excited by the idea of buying and selling collectable antiques? Already enjoy browsing specialist forums and scouring eBay? Then buying and selling second-hand watches could be for you. We’re going to give you a shortlist of the most important things you need to know about buying and selling second-hand watches. Then we’re … read more

Make money being nosey

Reading Time: 10 mins Wouldn’t it be amazing to make money being nosey? Well – you can. So it’s time to put your natural curiosity to use. To get you started, here’re five funky ways of topping up the piggy bank. Write to magazines Be a journalist Be a private eye Become a competitive-intelligence researcher Ask others how they … read more

Send this to a friend