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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.

Jeff Prestridge: My favourite income boosting ideas

Friday, 13 October 2017 | Article

Income is the elixir of financial life. It is what pays the bills and the mortgage as well as allowing us to enjoy some of life’s finer things, such as holidays in the sun.

True money stories from smart people: Tot up your tat to make a quick buck

Monday, 09 October 2017 | Article

Do you ever find yourself mentally totting-up how much your inherited bits of valuables might pull in if ever you needed to sell them?

New Jane Austen tenner fetches £7,200 at auction

Friday, 06 October 2017 | News

A new £10 note featuring author Jane Austen has been sold at auction for £7,200, earning significantly more than its pre-auction valuation.