Making Money

A selection of blog articles focused on making money.

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 always about earning potential or getting a raise.  I have found myself in many of the situations below in the past so I can completely empathise.  Have a look!  Do any of these sound like you?  Are you fed up of being poor?   Related posts: Extremely Frugal? Would you go THIS far? 10 things you can do to save money this month and every month   You don’t understand money This one might not entirely be your fault.  I’d say that the average person in the UK understands very little about money.  We know that we need it to buy stuff and that we can get…

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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 for ways to use my teaching skills to generate additional income and retire early.   Many teachers I know are making money outside of the classroom.  There are very few teachers I know that teach, and only teach, which is surprising given the amount of time that the job actually takes up.   This is a list of my favourite money making ideas for teachers. Can’t read it now?  Pin for later. Related Posts: How I made £900+ in less than 11 weeks (and not from blogging) 10 things you can do to save money this month and every month  …

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The Ultimate Beginners’ Guide to Quidco to Save Money NOW

Now, here is one of my favourite money making ideas.  If you’re not already using Quidco, you should be!  This beginners’ guide will show you how to use Quidco and make money. There’s not one person reading this who couldn’t make a few pounds from it so read on.   Can’t read it now?  Pin it for later! What is this Quidco? Quidco is a cashback website. The places you are buying from pay Quidco to encourage you to spend your money with them rather than their competitors. Quidco take this money and pass (at least of some of) it on to you.   What does this actually mean for me? You can get some money back for the shopping you do, both online and in store. Essentially this is a bit of your money back in your pocket.   How do I sign up? Follow this link.  (Signing up…

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

Who doesn’t love a few money making ideas?  You can be as frugal as you like but you’ve got to get the money coming in.    I am all about multiple streams of income these days.  I started the year 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 the last 11 weeks and this is how.   Online Tutoring – £691.88 As a maths teacher, I have a service to sell.  People like their kids to be good at maths, therefore, they are happy to pay people like me to help them.  I started the year by advertising my services on TutorHub and very quickly got interest from two families.  I am now tutoring these students multiple times a week after I have put my own…

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