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Six of the best places to make money & help your friends

Friday, 12 October 2018 | Article

Would you recommend a service or product to friends and family? It’s unlikely you’d go out of your way unless it comes up in conversation. But what if you could make a little extra cash by doing so?

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.

Direct selling: Make money at your leisure

Friday, 10 August 2018 | Article

If you are good with people and are confident about making a sale, then direct selling could be a way to boost your existing income or build a successful new career.

Make money by opening your home to guests this summer

Tuesday, 03 July 2018 | Article

Enterprising homeowners can earn hundreds of pounds a week by letting a room – or their whole home – to guests during a major cultural or sporting event such as Henley Royal Regatta or the Edinburgh Festival

Age is no bar to becoming a YouTube star

Monday, 16 April 2018 | Article

If you have a hobby or passion you’d like to share, then why not build up a following on YouTube? More and more 50-somethings are showcasing their creative skills, while earning a bit of cash on the side.

Could you make millions by self-publishing?

Thursday, 08 March 2018 | Article

Publishing the first of the Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy online turned EL James into a multi-millionaire and led to a Hollywood movie deal.

Hidden treasure: Unearth your lost accounts

Thursday, 04 January 2018 | Article

Thousands of pounds could be lying in dormant accounts and lost pensions. Here’s how to track down your cash.

Moneywise readers would give up work for £1m

Friday, 17 November 2017 | News

The magic figure Moneywise.co.uk users would need to come into to give up work is £1 million, according to the results of our latest poll.

Are you a fan of the sharing economy?

Tuesday, 31 October 2017 | Blog | By Helen Knapman

The ‘sharing economy’ is a phrase that’s bandied around as often as ‘millennials’ these days.

Funny money: Forgetful travellers leave £200,000 on the tube

Friday, 20 October 2017 | News

More than £200,000 in cash was left on the London Underground and other public transport in the capital last year.