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Turn your hobby into a successful business

Ever dreamt of ditching the nine-to-five in favour of making a part-time hobby a full-time reality? Four successful small business owners share their tips on how to make it work

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My money lessons: Coin enthusiast turns to cryptocurrency collecting

Jon Bannister (pictured below) was challenged by friends to collect a complete set of 54 rare 50p coins. But when coins became harder to collect, he switched to cryptocurrency.

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Speak your mind and get paid for it

From mystery shopping to reviewing restaurants, there’s money to be made from giving your opinion – here’s how

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What would you do if you won the lottery?

I’ve only ever played it a handful of times, but I’ve always got an answer to that question.

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Crazy ways people make money online

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

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

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?

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

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.

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Direct selling: Make money at your leisure

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.

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Make money by opening your home to guests this summer

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

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Age is no bar to becoming a YouTube star

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.

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