The Mortgage Cheatsheet: Choosing The Right Deal For You

Buying our own house is one of the greatest joys in life. It gives us the independence to finally spread our wings and find our own feet. However, unless you have $250,000 to hand, you’ll need to take out a mortgage. A mortgage is a loan which you take out in order to but a property. The most common term to choose for your mortgage is 25 years. When you come to take out your first mortgage, it can be a little bit daunting, but paying for your family home…

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Setting Up Your Family Home Cost-Effectively

Setting up your first family home is a milestone to be cherished. Now you can finally settle down and relax, knowing your time stringing along rental properties is likely over. Now you can work on building a home atmosphere which you and your most loved ones can enjoy together, and craft the story of your family life. However, setting up a family home is anything but cheap. To achieve this beautiful and coveted life situation, you need to make the right decisions. The right decisions often translate to better financial…

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The Money Shed is 4 years old!

Can you believe The Money Shed is 4 years old on the 17th October. 4 years of helping people earn money from home and improve their lives financially. 4 years of building a community that have been through weddings, babies and house moves and have contributed to over 100,000 forum posts! 4 yeas of everyone helping everybody else to earn as much as they possibly can. 4 years of secret Santas, sweepstake contests and monthly cash giveaways! It’s hard to believe it’s been that long since I dedicated to create…

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Planning For Your Family’s Future

Looking after your family, juggling work and social lives can be a hard task. It can be easy to get so wrapped up in the here-and-now instead of looking to the future. However, eventually you will need to start planning for your family’s future, and here are some questions you’ll want to ask yourself: I have assets and income, but am I living comfortably? When can I afford to retire? Have I got enough to consider giving money to my children? What effect would death or serious illness have on…

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Financial Careers You May Want To Consider

There are many careers out there that can be extremely rewarding. You find that you feel passionate about it, enjoy what you do and love it when the alarm goes off every morning spinning you into action for another working day. But for some people, they just haven’t found that right career or job that gives them that satisfaction. Not all of us are lucky in that respect, so if you find yourself wondering what your next career move then maybe start to look at your own skills and personality…

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Twenty And Already Struggling With Finances? Say It Ain’t So!

When you’re in your twenties, you are going to face a number of financial issues. Thankfully, most of the problems will be cleared up by the time that you hit thirty. But that’s not going to help you when you’re trying to juggle the costs of going out with the bills that need to be paid, not to mention the savings that online articles are telling you that you need to already be putting towards your retirement. When you think about things in these terms, it’s difficult not to start…

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How to protect yourself when booking flights

It’s been a torrid time recently for the airline industry in the UK. From Ryanairs lack of pilots situation causing over 400,000 people and has affected over 18,000 flights to the recent collapse of Monach so I got me wondering what can you do to protect yourself when booking flights? Make sure the booking you make is protected When you are making your logo ALWAYS look out for the ABTA and ATOL logos. These will help protect both you are your money due to their Code Of Conduct which all members…

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Why I think e-courses that charge you for learning how to make money SUCK!

If there’s one thing that grinds me gears online as someone that is always trying to help people earn money from home it’s when information on how to earn online is hidden behind a paywall of some kind. It doesn’t matter if it’s a MLM company such as Younique or an online e-course offering you untold knowledge to earn online for the pricely sum of a few hundred pounds! I am completely against the practice as usually when people are wanting to find ways to earn money from home it is because…

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