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Funny money: get paid £20 an hour to enter competitions for others

Thursday, 04 October 2018 | News

People looking to make some extra cash can sign up to a service and enter competitions on behalf of others. 

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.

Watchdog launches investigation into social media influencers’ behaviour

Monday, 20 August 2018 | News

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is investigating the behaviour of social media ‘influencers’ on major online platforms.

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.

Two over-50s arrested for burglary every day

Thursday, 05 July 2018 | News

Almost 3,000 over-50s have been arrested on suspicion of burglary over the past three and a half years, averaging out at more than two a day, according to recent analysis of UK crime data.

Five steps to making money on Instagram

Tuesday, 26 June 2018 | Article

Snapping and sharing photos – and getting paid for it – is many people’s dream job. But is it really possible to earn an income on Instagram? Moneywise shows you how to get started

Funny Money: Compare your salary with celebrity pets

Thursday, 14 June 2018 | News

Do you earn as much as a cat, dog or chicken? Pet food brand Webbox has launched a Pets of the Net salary calculator, where you can compare your income with the earnings of the social media’s richest pet celebrities.

Working families struggle to put food on the table

Friday, 20 April 2018 | News

A third of working families on low incomes are regularly skipping meals to save cash, while almost half have gone into arrears on household bills.

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.

Autumn Budget 2017: Government boosts personal allowance and minimum wage – what you’ll receive in 2018/19

Wednesday, 22 November 2017 | News

Chancellor Philip Hammond has announced an increase in the personal allowance and higher rate tax band, while the national living wage and minimum wage will also rise in the next tax year.