Vital Money Saving Advice For Students

It’s a well-established fact that students are always short on money. If stereotypes were to be believed, students are always calling their parents to beg for money, while eating noodles for every meal as it’s all they can really afford. While there is some truth to the fact that most students will struggle for funds, this doesn’t have to be the case. If you’re willing to put the effort into saving money where you can, then you can reap the financial rewards. A little research and a lot of savviness…

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Cutting the Costs of Divorce

Getting a divorce is never pleasant. It’s certainly not something any of us aspire to. Yet, it’s more common than ever for marriages to end in this way and in many cases, it’s for the good of the family. While getting a divorce has emotional costs, another aspect that you need to consider is the financial cost. Both in the short and long term. Here’s a look at how you can save money. Agree One of the main reasons divorce costs start to spiral is disagreement. Try to keep things…

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Just how much is the future of motoring going to cost?

Anyone that drives a car and doesn’t live in a cave can’t help but notice that the world of automobiles sure is changing at the moment. It doesn’t matter if it’s electronic cars of driverless ones there’s no doubting that cars are getting more and more economic in their power but does that come at a cost? At the place that I work in my full time job we’ve recently changed all our diesel vans to electric ones which I imagine involved quite a hefty cost upfront. On top of…

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Taking Your Business Global To Improve Finances

Most businesses never get the chance the become global. It’s hard to make it in such a challenging world, but if you finally do manage to go big, the world is your oyster. If your profits are booming, you’d be silly to stay in one county, or even country. Going national is a huge leap, but it’s one that’ll reap rewards. Before and after you’ve introduced your services internationally, they’ll be a few things you need to consider. Beforehand First things first, can you afford it. Yes you know your…

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Business Essentials: What Does Your Blog Need To Bloom?

As far as business choices go, it’s safe to say that starting a blog as a business is becoming a popular option. With a blog, business may run a little bit differently to a traditional store that sells products or a service, but it definitely has the potential to be an incredibly successful business. So, what’s the secret? Just like any kind of business, there isn’t really any set secret to success; you just have to work hard. But you may just find that there are certain business essentials that…

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Could Development Be The Key To Your Financial Success?

When you want to make money, you can often find yourself consider a whole range of different option to get the job done. Some are always going to appeal to some people more than others, but if there’s one option for money making that always seems to go down well with a lot of different people, it’s property development. When you invest money in property and look at developing your way to a healthy income, you can often find success from the start. So let’s take a look at what…

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The TRUE cost of having a Summer Holiday break as a parent

Ask any parent about their Summer holidays and they will generally have two comments. One will be about having the kids around 24/7 and how it was driving them bad towards the end of the holiday and the other will be about the cost of trying to do anything. It doesn’t matter if you are taking your family away in the UK, abroad or to the moon the cost of having a holiday during peak season has been going up year after year and unless you are willing to go…

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5 Simple Rules To Investing In Overseas Property

From the currency rates to a better value for the investment, people are flocking to overseas properties. Even the experts aren’t keeping their cards close to their chest any longer. And, they love to keep a secret. But, before you can invest, you must know a few simple rules. Here are the basics. 1: Hire A Local Agent An investor needs an estate agent by their side to guide them through the process. With their skill and experience, a realtor will make the situation a breeze. Of course, this is…

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The One Thing That Every Landlord Needs Is Time

I’ve rented a fair few houses in my time and I’ve had some great landlords, but I’ve also had some pretty shocking ones. Property is such a popular investment at the moment because you can charge a good amount of money in rent every month, and the value of your property is very likely to increase year on year. With so many people jumping on the bandwagon, the number of bad landlords is always rising. The main reason that landlords fail to cater to the needs of their tenants is…

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Everything you need to know before you start mystery shopping

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I’ve been doing mystery shopping in one form or another for over 13 years now and like to think there isn’t anything I haven’t come across before and I feel prepared no matter what is being asked of me. I’m a huge fan of Mystery Shopping anyway as it’s given me the chance to have fantastic nights away in hotels and meals out at at restaurants I just wouldn’t attend normally. It wasn’t always like this though! I remember doing my very first mystery shop for MarketForce which just involved…

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Oddsmonkey are offering 2% commission on Betfair until the end of 2017 BUT YOU HAVE TO ACT QUICK!

OddsMonkey have worked hard to secure an exclusive offer with Betfair where OddsMonkey Premium members will get 2% commission at Betfair! The process that users will need to follow to be eligible is below. OPT IN at Betfair between Wednesday 13th September 9am and Monday 18th September 10am Enjoy the reduced commission rates from Monday 18th September 12:00! The following terms apply to qualify for the offer. Your account must be linked to Betfair through the Betfair integration at oddsmonkey. If you haven’t already done this, please read the Betfair Integration Guide You must place at least 1 lay bet using…

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How to Save Money as a Full Time Blogger

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How to Save Money as a Full Time Blogger Running a blog is difficult when there’s so many things to remember: emailing, scheduling posts, writing new content, collaborating with other bloggers, and the list goes on. Neglecting the smaller things is easy and can be costly which is lethal to your business. These five tips are designed to help you save and make money every day without taking up too much of your precious time: 1. Find a reliable web host. If your credit/debit card is linked to your host,…

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Run a self hosted blog for only £2.99 a month!

Blogging is a fantastic way to earn money online and really gets your creative juices flowing as you create you own space on the Internet where you can let out your thoughts of share your passions with others. When some people start blogging they can end up using a free service such as Blogger or Blogspot to save money but that means that all your hard work ends up being kept on a platform you can’t control nor do you own it and indeed it could be taken away from…

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The PPI Claims Deadline: When is it? Are You Owed PPI? How To Claim

Over the last six years, banks that mis-sold PPI to their customers have been made to pay out over 20 billion. With a deadline for PPI claims now in place, now’s the time to find out if your bank owes you money. There’s a good chance you will have heard about the ongoing PPI scandal through word-of-mouth or on the news. For years, banks have mis-sold PPI to their customers without their knowledge and now are being severely punished for it. Over the last six years, over £21 billion has…

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The AWESOME £150 Money Shed Referral Contest!

Are you one of the THOUSANDS of people The Money Shed has helped financially?  If it has then now is the time to spread the word and grab some money for yourself!   To celebrate The Money Shed being 4 years old on October 17th 2017 we are doing what we used to do back at the start and running a Referral Contest! The contest closes on the 17th October 2017 and for each person who you get to sign up and post 5 Good Quality posts on The Money…

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Land Is The Most Valuable Investment, Learn Why

If you are looking to invest your money this year, you should consider land and perhaps even property. There are many reasons why this is the case, but arguably the most important we need to consider is the value of land. It’s one of the most secure ways to protect your money and your finances. You can buy land and leave it for years, and it will very likely still have the same value that you left it with. If the land around it is now being developed, it might…

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Earn money passively on your Android phone with Lucky Leftovers

Today we’ve got a guest post from Money Shed fanatic Naina who has found a fantastic app that is EXCLUSIVE to Android and can earn you a great passive income!   Lucky Leftovers I like passive earnings. This means apps that I don’t have to sit and press things and check things, etc. Lucky Leftovers is an ANDROID only app, which I class as a passive earner. What is Lucky Leftovers? It is an android only app on your Smartphone, which allows you to earn and win competitions using your…

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