Articles by Jasmine Birtles

Jasmine Birtles: Too lazy for my 'life laundry'

Friday, 30 November 2018 | Blog | By Jasmine Birtles

“I hate housework,” said Joan Rivers. “You make the beds, you do the dishes and six months later you have to start all over again!”

Crazy ways people make money online

Tuesday, 30 October 2018 | Blog | By Jasmine Birtles

You can make money in a number of weird and wonderful ways through the internet

Isas, Jisas and anything you Likesas

Friday, 12 October 2018 | Blog | By Jasmine Birtles

Isas have been around for nearly 20 years but are still not fully grasped by, frankly, anyone in the UK

Do you remember the days when the Bank of England interest rate was double digits?

Friday, 21 September 2018 | Blog | By Jasmine Birtles

Can you remember when the Bank of England interest rate was in double figures?

Earn extra money: become a film extra and meet Michael Caine

Friday, 24 August 2018 | Blog | By Jasmine Birtles

I’ve recently found that a lot of people have been coming to my website, MoneyMagpie.com, to get information on how to make money as a film extra.

Save the high street - bring in the fireman’s poles

Tuesday, 10 July 2018 | Blog | By Jasmine Birtles

Did you hear the joke about the man who goes into a department store? No? Nor did I… not recently, anyway.

No such thing as a free lunch

Friday, 15 June 2018 | Blog | By Jasmine Birtles

“Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing,” said Albert Einstein, and he knew a thing or two.

A creative genius preying on the poor

Thursday, 03 May 2018 | Article

Have you ever wondered who came up with those marvellous loan products with fantastically high interest rates?

An unwelcome new lease of life

Friday, 06 April 2018 | Article

Could you put a few coppers into my tin? I’m collecting for the poor, hard-done-by house-building companies in England and Wales, which have now lost one of the ways they used to fleece buyers.

Let the contents of your rubbish bin boost your pension

Monday, 05 March 2018 | Article

Did you know that it’s possible to make money from the contents of your rubbish bin? Yes, really.