Making Money

A selection of blog articles focused on making money.

How Working Part Time Could Make You Better Off

How Working Part Time Could Make You Better Off

This month is my first month as a part time working mum.  After my maternity leave ended I decided to that going back full time (like I did after I had my first) was just not going to work for me this time.  Therefore I did was I always do in these situations and crunched the numbers.  The result was that w… Read more

Posted by Charlotte Jessop in Making Money, Saving Money, 7 comments
Want More Money?  Then Talk About It!

Want More Money? Then Talk About It!

When it comes to money many of us are a closed book.  We either make vague statements, change the subject or suggest that things are actually better or worse than they are.  However, we are quite happy to show off our new TV, new car or new phone but won’t disclose the contents of our latest paycheck.… Read more

Posted by Charlotte Jessop in Making Money, 14 comments
How To Get £100 Worth Of Sports Clothes For (Close To) Nothing

How To Get £100 Worth Of Sports Clothes For (Close To) Nothing

When one of our cars broke down a couple of months back, Mr Pennies and I decided to see how long we could last without it.  We had another car so we weren’t desperate for it, but getting to work and taking the kids out at the same time required a bit of creativity.  That’s when my husband dusted off hi… Read more

Posted by Charlotte Jessop in Making Money, 8 comments
This Is Why You Are Poor

This Is Why You Are Poor

If you are one of those people that finds themselves forever without money, then this post might just be what you need to read.  In my experience there are several reasons why people fail to improve their financial circumstances and it is not about earning potential or getting a raise.  I have found … Read more

Posted by Charlotte Jessop in Making Money, Saving Money, 6 comments
7+ Awesome Side Hustles for Teachers

7+ Awesome Side Hustles for Teachers

Teaching is a tough job.  We haven’t had a decent pay rise in ages, government cuts are draining resources and exam pressure is pushing us to the limit.  I know this because I teach.  I also know that I can’t teach until I’m 68, so I am constantly looking ways to use my teaching skills to generat… Read more

Posted by Charlotte Jessop in Making Money, 12 comments
How I made £900+ in less than 11 weeks (and not from blogging)

How I made £900+ in less than 11 weeks (and not from blogging)

Who doesn’t love a bit of extra money?  I am all about multiple streams of income these days.  I started 2018 determined to fully get to grips with my family’s financial situation and I think I made a good start.  Without leaving my house (mostly) I have managed to make an extra £900 in thRead more

Posted by Charlotte Jessop in Making Money, 0 comments